Code of Ethics Doesn’t Influence Decisions of Software Developers
Research finds that ACM's revised code of ethics does not appear to affect the decisions made by software developers.
For Wineries, Competition Boosts Profits From Sustainability
An international study finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance – and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives significant pressure from competitors.
Approach Paves Way for New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials
Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens.
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.
New Electric Car Charger Is More Efficient, 10 Times Smaller Than Current Tech
A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time.
Complex Factors Can Drive the Emergence and Evolution of Plant Pathogens
New research sheds light on factors that contribute to the rise -- and spread -- of plant diseases.
Wild Suburbia: More Mammals Than Expected Live Near People
Bobcats, coyotes, oh my: Camera trap images show that it's a jungle out there in the suburbs.
Study Offers Insight Into How People Judge Good From Bad
New research sheds light on how people decide whether behavior is moral or immoral. The findings could serve as a framework for informing the development of artificial intelligence.
New Research Aims to Help Catch Child Killers
NC State research will help law enforcement learn more from juvenile and infant remains in order to help bring killers to justice.
Sunflower Pollen Has Medicinal, Protective Effects on Bees
If you're looking to keep bees healthy from harmful pathogens, it might be time to call in the sunflowers.
‘Rounding Up’ Beats Traditional Fundraising Requests
What's the best way to solicit donations for charity?
Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work
The tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.
What’s the Value of Lost Recreation Days From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill?
How do you calculate the cost of people not showing up?
Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces
A nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length.
Computer Model Reveals Effect of Increased Cholesterol on Specific Ion Channel in Heart
Researchers use computer model to reveal interaction between cholesterol, ion channel involved in regulating heart's potassium levels.