Could Insects Help Us Find New Yeasts for Big Business?
Yeasts are tiny fungi – but they play key roles in producing everything from beer and cheese to industrial chemicals and biofuels.
Students Report Food, Housing Insecurity
NC State becomes one of the first universities in the country to survey its student population on hunger and homelessness. The findings could lead to the expansion of student support programs on campus.
Tackling Perceived Bias in Engineering Education
NC State researchers are taking the lead in understanding and addressing perceived bias in engineering education programs across the country.
Common Bricks Can Be Used to Detect Past Presence of Uranium, Plutonium
Researchers have demonstrated a technique that can determine whether common bricks have ever been near a radiological source.
Research Improves Food Bank Effectiveness, Equity
NC State researchers have developed computer models to improve the ability of food banks to feed as many people as possible, as equitably as possible, while reducing food waste.
What Do You Get When You Cross an Airplane With a Submarine?
The EagleRay is the first unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft capable of traveling through the air and underwater – transitioning repeatedly between sky and sea.
Will a Cold Winter Kill Off Ticks?
Cold weather won’t kill off ticks. But a brutal winter could still have an effect on tick populations. Maybe.
Piano/Visual Recital Takes Off for Stars
Experience the fruits of a creative collaboration of NC State faculty at a recital inspired by the vastness and beauty of the cosmos.
Novel System Aims to Improve Biomanufacturing Processes
A novel approach integrates existing technologies to improve biomanufacturing processes used to make everything from pharmaceuticals to fuels.
Shining a Light on the ‘Invisible Scholars’
A new book examines the contributions and needs of postdoctoral fellows.