college of sciences

Aug 25, 2016  |  Campus Life

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.

Aug 23, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 18, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Aug 16, 2016

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.

Aug 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 3, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 3, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 1, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Jul 26, 2016  |  Events

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.

Jul 8, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.