Crossroads of Campus
What will go in the Harrelson hole? Here's a vision for the Crossroads building, which could become the heart of main campus on the edge of the Brickyard.
New Approach to Determining How Atoms Are Arranged in Materials
Researchers have developed a novel approach to materials characterization, using Bayesian statistical methods to glean new insights into the structure of materials.
Walk the Wild Side of Campus
Faculty and staff can volunteer to participate in the Wolfpack Citizen Science Challenge and help discover what kind of mammals prowl the NC State campus at night.
Spotlight on College of Sciences Dean William Ditto
William Ditto became dean of the NC State College of Sciences in September 2015. Since then, he’s led the college on an upward trajectory to an even more remarkable presence on campus and in the scientific community. Ditto spoke with us about what he’s learned as dean so far, and his excitement for the college’s future.
Most Volcanic Activity on Mercury Stopped About 3.5 Billion Years Ago
NC State planetary geologist finds that major volcanic activity on the planet Mercury most likely ended about 3.5 billion years ago.
Research Associates Some Pesticides With Respiratory Wheeze in Farmers
New research connects several pesticides commonly used by farmers with both allergic and non-allergic wheeze, which can be a sensitive marker for early airway problems.
Forensic Research Finds Bone Density Affects Size of Bullet Holes
NC State research finds that the density of bones in the skull affects the size of bullet holes in the skull. The finding is useful for law enforcement officials and medical examiners seeking to identify the caliber of firearms that have been used to commit murder.
A Mountain of a Mystery
New methods allow geologists to create a picture of what the Hangay Dome looked like when first formed – and give them a more dependable way to uncover its history and age.
Media Invited to Forensic Science Workshop on Clandestine Burials
Researchers will be training law enforcement officials and crime scene investigators on how to find hidden bodies and retrieve evidence that can help track down those responsible.
Driving Toward More Efficient Solar Cells
NC State physicist Kenan Gundogdu was part of an international team that produced organic solar cells with fast charge separation and low voltage loss.