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Nov 14, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against

A new study finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.

Oct 22, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Modern Conflict: Screen Time vs. Nature

Even rural kids today spend more time in front of screens and less time outdoors, according to a new study of middle-school students in South Carolina.

Oct 16, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

State Pension Plans Would Be Better Off Avoiding External Management Fees

Recent research finds state pension plans would be better off avoiding external asset managers when investing their assets – and would carry substantially smaller unfunded liabilities if they simply invested in a conventional index fund.

Oct 8, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Oct 8, 2018  |  The Abstract

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.

Feb 27, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Research Improves Food Bank Effectiveness, Equity

NC State researchers have developed computer models to improve the ability of food banks to feed as many people as possible, as equitably as possible, while reducing food waste.

Jan 30, 2018  |  The Abstract

Energizing African Development

Lack of access to reliable power is termed “energy poverty,” and we are studying efforts to address it.

Dec 13, 2017  |  The Abstract

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.

Dec 13, 2017  |  The Abstract

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.

Sep 7, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: SNAP Benefits Aren’t Enough to Afford a Healthy Diet

A study finds that SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps, only covers 43-60 percent of what it costs to consume a diet consistent with federal dietary guidelines.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

1 in 5 Women With Postpartum Mood Disorders Keep Quiet

A recent study finds 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.

Aug 23, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits

A recent study of homeless adults finds women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.

Aug 7, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Benefits of Advanced Wood-Burning Stoves Greater Than Thought

Research finds that advanced wood-burning stoves designed for use in the developing world can reduce air pollution more than anticipated.

Aug 4, 2017  |  The Abstract

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.

Aug 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Notes From Tanzania: A Farmer’s Story from the Field

How interviewing farmers can help researchers in their fight against crop disease.