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