NC State Working with ABB on High-Power EV Charging
ABB is engaged in a collaborative research and development project with North Carolina State University to develop the underlying power systems required to support rapid charging of electric vehicles (EVs).
Want a Business Boost? Diversify Your Staff
Researchers at North Carolina State University analyzed diversity-policy data from 3,000 large, publicly held domestic companies and found that a diverse workforce in terms of gender, race, and sexual orientation performs better at developing innovative products and services than other […]
5 Ways Blockchain Will Transform Higher Education in the Next Decade
For example, researchers at North Carolina State University recently proposed creating a public, open-source network that would use blockchain technology to share verifiable manufacturing data.
The FDA Says Some Romaine Lettuce Is Safe to Eat Despite E. Coli Outbreak
“In an outbreak situation like we have now, it is information that can help people make decisions to keep them safe,” Benjamin Chapman, Ph.D., an assistant professor and food safety extension specialist at North Carolina State University, tells SELF.
Gene-Editing Finding its Way to the Farm
“I think the vast majority of the products will be safe but somebody needs to be looking out for those cases where a mishap may happen or the developer of the product may miss some important health or environmental consequence,” […]
Magnetic Motor Aims to Revolutionize Engine Efficiency
Less than a year later, the team—in collaboration with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), NASA Glenn Research Center and North Carolina State University—announced they are putting their MANC to the test and designing a 2.5kW motor that weighs less […]
NC State research: drones effective at monitoring marine species
New research from North Carolina State University demonstrates that consumer-grade drones are effective tools for monitoring marine species across multiple sites in the wild.
White House: 1,500% jump in coastal flooding, unprecedented heat waves for Carolinas
The report, led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, includes contributions about the Southeast from academics at the University of South Carolina and North Carolina State University.
Citizen science can help address ag challenges
“Our goal with this work was to capture the extent to which modern citizen science has helped us address meaningful research questions related to agriculture and food,” said Ryan, who is a Citizen Science Fellow at North Carolina State University […]
No, restaurants: It’s not ‘safe’ to serve romaine
“I would send it back,” Benjamin Chapman, an assistant professor and food safety extension specialist at North Carolina State University, tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “When the CDC comes out with a message that says ‘Don’t eat romaine lettuce,’ you should heed […]
Drug use, religion explain ‘reverse gender gap’ on marijuana
“This subject got our attention because it is the rare political issue where women are more conservative than men,” says Steven Greene, co-lead author of a paper on the study and professor of political science at North Carolina State University.
Drones can help find, count marine megafauna: Study
“We found that drones can be used to count and make species-level identifications of marine species, particularly in shallow marine environments,” said lead author Enie Hensel from the North Carolina State University.
The Insect Apocalypse Is Here
Rob Dunn, an ecologist at North Carolina State University who helped design the net experiment in Denmark, recently searched for studies showing the effect of pesticide spraying on the quantity of insects living in nearby forests.
These ants decorate their homes with the heads of their enemies
“Something weird was going on but no one had looked into it yet,” until now, says Adrian Smith, a research biologist at North Carolina State University.
Why Do Fruitcakes Last So Long?
All those dry ingredients don’t give microorganisms enough moisture to reproduce, as Ben Chapman, a food safety specialist at North Carolina State University, explained.