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Oct 13, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Wind Patterns in Lowest Layers of Supercell Storms Key to Predicting Tornadoes

Wind patterns in the lowest 500 meters of the atmosphere near supercell thunderstorms can help predict whether that storm will generate a tornado.

Oct 12, 2016  |  Events

The End of the World As We Know It?

Author Paul Ehrlich, professor of population studies and biological sciences at Stanford, will join NC State professor Rob Dunn to talk about the challenges created by explosive worldwide population growth. The free event is slated for Wednesday night at the Hunt Library auditorium.

Sep 29, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Food Additive Key to Environmentally Friendly, Efficient, Plastic Solar Cells

A common food additive helps researchers create a solar cell that can be manufactured without using environmentally hazardous chemicals.

Sep 27, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Outrageous Heads Led to Outrageously Large Dinosaurs

Bling and big bods: theropod dinosaurs with bony crests, horns and knobs on their heads got bigger faster than their unornamented brethren.

Sep 27, 2016

To the Stars

Since childhood, Christina Hammock Koch has wanted to be an astronaut. After following her own path, the NC State alumna has done it.

Sep 21, 2016  |  The Abstract

Revealing the Past at Oberlin Cemetery

A partnership between historians, anthropologists, preservationists and geologists is unraveling the mystery and history of Oberlin Cemetery, and they’re using some surprising technologies to do it.

Sep 20, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Reconfigurable Chaos-based Microchips Offer Possible Solution to Moore’s Law

New, nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits enable computer chips to perform multiple functions with fewer transistors.

Sep 19, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Nucleon Interactions Key to Quantum Phase Transition

New research offers a window into how forces are connected to structure.

Sep 6, 2016  |  The Abstract

Forecasting Ocean ‘Weather’

Fishermen, offshore oil workers and even surfers can check the Atlantic's "ocean weather" thanks to a model prediction tool created by Ruoying He and his team.

Sep 2, 2016  |  The Abstract

NC Sea Grant/NC Space Grant Award First Joint Fellowships

NC State students Lindsey Smart and Seth Theuerkauf are recipients of the first graduate research fellowships offered jointly by North Carolina Sea Grant and North Carolina Space Grant.