“It Depends”: the Psychology of Health, Stress and Daily Life
Psychology offers insights into how we respond to the ups and downs of daily life.
Energizing African Development
Lack of access to reliable power is termed “energy poverty,” and we are studying efforts to address it.
Fieldwork in Africa Informs Science – and Changes a Scientist
How one postdoc's experiences in Kenya changed the way he views himself and his work.
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.
Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation
Research into a disease that affects cassava crops aims to prevent starvation for millions in Africa.
From Transformers to Autonomous Systems
How a passion for cartoon robots led to a career developing a new generation of autonomous systems.
Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?
Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine.
You May Be A Scientist And Not Know It
Science is a process, not a collection of facts. (Though the facts are pretty interesting.)
The Boll Weevil War, or How Farmers and Scientists Saved Cotton in the South
The boll weevil is not much to look at, but it was powerful enough to forge an unprecedented partnership between farmers, legislators and scientists.
From Atoms to Batteries to the Workforce of the Future: Why Research Matters
If you want to build a cell-phone battery as thin as paper that powers your phone for a week, or have an electric vehicle like the Tesla go 500 miles on a single charge and recharge in just 10 minutes, you will have to start thinking small.
The Brave New World of Social Media Screening for New Hires
How social media tracking is tripping up job applicants, employers, and the Trump administration.
The Value of Science is Reflected in Your Everyday Decisions
There’s been a fair amount of discussion recently about the value of science and whether it’s worth supporting.