Invasive and Native Marsh Grasses May Provide Similar Benefits to Protected Wetlands
An invasive species of marsh grass may provide similar benefits to protected wetlands as native marsh grasses.
Tracking the Movement of Cyborg Cockroaches
Research offers new insights into how far and how fast cyborg cockroaches – or biobots – move when exploring new spaces. The work moves researchers closer to their goal of using biobots to explore collapsed buildings and other spaces in order to identify survivors.
Could Greenways Help Fight Chicago Crime?
A crime decrease in neighborhoods surrounding a Chicago greenway built on an abandoned railway line offers a ray of hope amid troubling trends in the Windy City.
Pilot Project Offers Blueprint for Addressing Mental Health Needs of Homeless Children
Lessons learned from five-year pilot project to meet the mental health needs of children in homeless families could serve as a blueprint for similar efforts around the country.
Narayan, Turinsky elected to National Academy of Engineering
The august body elects two College of Engineering faculty members for their groundbreaking work and contributions to society.
New System Makes It Harder to Track Bitcoin Transactions
Researchers have developed a system that could make it significantly more difficult for observers to identify or track the parties involved in any given Bitcoin transaction.
To Lose Weight, and Keep It Off, Be Prepared to Navigate Interpersonal Challenges
A new study highlights an unexpected challenge for those who have made a new year’s resolution to lose weight: the people around you may consciously or subconsciously sabotage your efforts.
Paper Spotlights Key Flaw in Widely Used Radioisotope Dating Technique
An oversight in a radioisotope dating technique used to date everything from meteorites to geologic samples means that scientists have likely overestimated the age of many samples.
Researchers Develop Wearable, Low-Cost Sensor to Measure Skin Hydration
NC State researchers have developed a wearable, wireless sensor that can monitor a person’s skin hydration for use in applications that need to detect dehydration before it poses a health problem.
Foreign Affairs Expert Offers Insight On Impact of U.S. Withdrawal From TPP
Reporters interested in learning more about what the TPP withdrawal may mean for international trade or U.S. foreign policy in Asia can contact Jessica C. Liao.