Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire
Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bear distinct physical differences to one another.
Huffman Named Head of Physics Department
Paul Huffman, a prominent nuclear physicist, has been named the new head of the Department of Physics.
Physicists Use Numerical ‘Tweezers’ to Study Nuclear Interactions
Researchers use numerical tweezers to study how interactions between protons and neutrons produce forces between nuclei.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Katie Mack
Katie Mack's enthusiasm for talking with the public about astronomy and skill at discussing complex subjects in accessible language have made her a go-to source for research on how the universe works.
Forensic Technique Uses Forehead X-Rays to Assess Age of Juvenile Remains
Researchers have developed a technique that can provide an approximate age for juveniles based on a frontal X-ray of the skull.
60 Seconds With Neuroscientist John Meitzen
Meet NC State neuroscientist John Meitzen, who researches how the human brain works and helps the public understand it.
Researchers Use Molecular Dynamics and Machine Learning to Create ‘Hyper-predictive’ Computer Models for Drug Discovery
Denis Fourches uses molecular dynamics and machine learning to create hyper-predictive drug discovery models.
Tracking the Protein Patrollers
A nanoprobe developed by biophysicists at NC State could allow researchers to trace the movements of different proteins along DNA – without the drawbacks of current methods. A host of proteins patrol your DNA helix like cops on a beat. […]
Research Yields New Details About Trap-jaw Ants – and They Look Amazing
Trap-jaw ants, with their spring-loaded jaws and powerful stings, are among the fiercest insect predators, but they begin their lives as spiny, hairy, fleshy blobs hanging from the ceiling and walls of an underground nest.
Sharing Science Through Picture Books
There may be no better marriage of science and art than in a children's book.