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NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 22, 2021

Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas

NC State leads a multi-institutional effort to develop climate resilience solutions in frontline communities in the Carolinas. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 10, 2021

Neutron Beam More Accurate Probe Than X-ray, Could Also Be Used to Find Physics’ ‘Fifth’ Forces

A neutron beam technique gave researchers more accurate measurements of silicon's properties, and could be used to detect elusive fifth forces, such as dark energy. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Aug 19, 2021

Partition Function Zeros are ‘Shortcut’ to Thermodynamic Calculations on Quantum Computers

A new method enables quantum computers to measure the thermodynamic properties of systems by calculating the zeros of the partition function. 

group of people standing in front of a building

Jul 30, 2021

N.C. First Lady, Commerce Secretary Visit Science House

North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper and Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders visit The Science House at NC State to meet with students in the Catalyst program. 

Jul 29, 2021

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Catalyzes 6 Promising Projects

This year’s Chancellor's Innovation Fund projects could reshape medicine, immunotherapies, consumer packaging, stealth jets and solar-energy cells. 

two skulls rest on a table in the research lab of forensic anthropologist Ann Ross

Jul 14, 2021

Study: Let’s Replace ‘Ancestry’ in Forensics With Something More Accurate

The study highlights flaws in existing approaches to assessing and discussing ancestral origin. 

mosquitofish

Jul 7, 2021

Human-Driven Habitat Change Leads to Physical, Behavioral Change in Mosquitofish

Human-caused habitat change drives changes in behavior and brain size in Bahamian mosquitofish. 

Nikhil Milind sitting outside, holding his ukulele.

Jul 6, 2021

NC State’s 4th Churchill Scholar Prepares for Deep Dive Into Genetics

Nikhil Milind, who graduated this year, is going to Cambridge University to continue his studies into links between human genetics and diseases. 

Venus

Jun 21, 2021

‘Pack Ice’ Tectonics Reveal Venus’ Geological Secrets

Venus' surface shows evidence of tectonic motion that could mean the planet is still geologically active. 

superfluorescence

Jun 21, 2021

Common Perovskite Superfluoresces at High Temperatures

A common perovskite's superfluorescent properties may make it useful for quantum computing. 

NC State's belltower with the rising sun

Jun 17, 2021

Drought Diminishes After Early June Deluges

Has the recent rain put a dent in N.C.'s drought? The State Climate Office explains. 

Venus

Jun 14, 2021

NASA is returning to Venus to learn how it became a hot poisonous wasteland

Paul Byrne on why exploring Venus is vital to understanding the past - and possibly the future - of Earth 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jun 9, 2021

10 Earn NSF Early-Career Awards

Faculty members in five colleges are recognized by the National Science Foundation for the quality of their research as well as their leadership potential. 

May 21, 2021

Forensic Lab To Work With National Missing and Unidentified Persons System

NC State will help to bring closure to cases around the country. 

Michael Evans stands behind the counter of 321 Coffee for a portrait.

May 12, 2021

Coffee and Statistics To Go

The online Master of Statistics program allowed Michael Evans to pursue a degree while working at 321 Coffee.