interdisciplinary innovation

May 9, 2017  |  The Abstract

Social, Computer Scientists Want to Share Data On Group Behavior

Computer and social scientists have collaborated to develop a large data set on how group behavior and technology influence decision-making – and they want to share that data with other researchers.

Mar 22, 2017  |  The Abstract

Hands-On Model Helps Students Understand Genetic Engineering

A team of faculty and undergraduate researchers have created an interactive, physical model to teach students about genetics and biological processes at the cellular level.

Feb 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

‘Great Pumpkin Project’ Recruits Citizen Scientists to Document Agricultural Biodiversity

A team of biology researchers is recruiting citizen scientists to participate in a study of which microbes and insects visit the same crop plants around the world.

Jan 17, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Tool Can Help Policymakers Prioritize Information Needs for Synthetic Biology Tech

Researchers have developed a model that can be used to assess emerging synthetic biology products to determine what needs to be done to inform future policies.

Dec 14, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

ORIED Announces Inaugural GRIP Winners

Four NC State research teams have been selected as the inaugural winners of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP), a three-year, $2.3 million seed-funding initiative designed to stimulate interdisciplinary and collaborative research in the Triangle.

Nov 16, 2016  |  Faculty Clusters

NC State Fighting Zika on Multiple Fronts

NC State is fighting the worldwide outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus Zika by designing innovative, mosquito-proof fabrics; developing mathematical models that describe and predict the spread of infections; genetically engineering mosquitos to suppress their transmission of disease; and drawing attention to missed opportunities for better biotechnology regulation.

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 1, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study: Bioenergy Decisions Involve Wildlife Habitat and Land Use Trade-offs

New research finds that choosing how to meet bioenergy goals means making trade-offs about which wildlife species and ecosystems will be most impacted.

Jul 5, 2016  |  The Abstract

How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans

An unlikely partnership is attempting to solve a tricky engineering challenge and advance our understanding of Earth’s oceans.

Jun 27, 2016  |  The Abstract

Researchers Devise Tool to Improve Imaging of Neuronal Activity in the Brain

In a partnership melding neuroscience and electrical engineering, researchers have developed a new technology that will allow neuroscientists to capture images of the brain almost 10 times larger than previously possible.