Assessing How Florence Affected the Very Ground We Stand On
After Florence, experts moved in to assess the damage. NC State's Brina Montoya was one of them.
Using New Technologies to Preserve Wildlife and Wild Spaces
NC State and its Namibian partners are using new technologies to better study and protect African wildlife.
Notes from Tanzania: Reflections from the Field and Next Steps
Scientists, governments and organizations must collaborate to solve the complex problem of cassava mosaic disease.
Notes From Tanzania: A Farmer’s Story from the Field
How interviewing farmers can help researchers in their fight against crop disease.
Notes from Tanzania: Lessons from the Field
Some lessons learned from a student doing research on crop disease in Tanzania.
Tackling Cassava Mosaic Disease: One Week in Tanzania
A student writes about her fieldwork in Tanzania, tackling a crop disease that threatens millions.
Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation
Research into a disease that affects cassava crops aims to prevent starvation for millions in Africa.
Lightweight, Wearable Tech Efficiently Converts Body Heat to Electricity
NC State researchers have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics. The experimental prototypes are lightweight, conform to the shape of the body, and can generate far more electricity than previous lightweight heat harvesting technologies.
NC State Faculty, Students Unearth Ancient Mythological Statues in Jordan
As part of a larger excavation at the ancient city of Petra, NC State faculty and students discovered two marble statues of the mythological goddess Aphrodite.
Looking for an Oasis in America’s Food Deserts
Where does your food come from? For many in the United States, getting nutritious, fresh food is not as easy as making a quick trip to the supermarket.
In Gaming, Player Behavior Reflects Roles – Even When No Roles Are Given
New research from NC State finds that player behavior in narrative role-playing games (RPGs) reflects specific character roles – even if the game tells players nothing about the character’s role.
Researchers Can Tune Mechanical Properties of Radiation-Sensitive Material for Biomedical Use
An interdisciplinary team of researchers has developed a composite material that emits light and heat when exposed to specific wavelengths of radiation and that can be customized to have specific mechanical characteristics. The composite holds promise for use in biomedical imaging, drug delivery and therapeutic treatments.
Rediscovering the Forgotten Benefits of Drawing
Over a century ago, the ability to draw was a necessity. No cameras, printers, copiers, or online images - if you wanted to convey information visually, you had to do it yourself. Jennifer Landin explains why those skills are still important.
The Archaeology of Prehistoric Climate Change
NC State archaeology researchers are helping us understand how climate change affected prehistoric societies.
Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry
When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize he would end up launching a company designed to help the biotechnology industry operate more efficiently.