May 1, 2015
Study Finds Guidance Improves Food Safety Practices at School, Community Gardens
School and community gardens have become increasingly popular in recent years, but the people managing and working in these gardens are often unfamiliar with food safety practices that reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Now researchers have developed guidelines that address how to limit risk in these gardens – and a pilot study shows that the guidelines make a difference.
Apr 15, 2015
Researchers Can Trace Dust Samples Using Fungal DNA
Researchers have developed a statistical model that allows them to tell where a dust sample came from within the continental United States based on the DNA of fungi found in the sample. The work offers law enforcement a new forensic biology tool.
Apr 15, 2015
How a Team of Engineers Is Trying to Save Dairy Farmers Time (and Money)
Five electrical engineers have taken on an unlikely project – finding a way to make the U.S. dairy industry more profitable.
Apr 9, 2015
Researchers Roll Out Science Video Game With Demonstrated Results
Researchers are rolling out a science video game and educational curriculum, making them freely available to educators.
Apr 8, 2015
This One Time, at Brand Camp…
Thinkers and Doers are invited to the Stafford Commons at the Talley Student Union to learn more about NC State's brand. There will be food, prizes and lots of NC State swag. All well-branded, of course.
Apr 6, 2015
The Home of Think and Do
For 128 years, NC State has been tasked with creating economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for all. That's a lofty goal, but our successes continue to come thick and fast. Learn why we're the home of Think and Do.
Apr 2, 2015
A Safer Way to Deal With Raw Sewage in the Developing World
In 2011, an engineering student came up with an idea to save lives by help people in the developing world deal with raw sewage. Four years and several countries later, the technology is beginning to come into focus.
Mar 6, 2015
Textiles Alum Plunges Into the ‘Shark Tank’
During her senior year at NC State, textiles alumna Sharon Bui set an ambitious goal for herself: earn a spot on “Shark Tank,” the ABC reality show where budding entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to famous funders. Less than […]
Feb 25, 2015
Re-creating ‘A Creative Protest’
No recording of Martin Luther King's "Fill Up the Jails" sermon exists. A group of digital humanities researchers is working to resurrect it using immersive digital tools and the Hunt Library.
Feb 2, 2015
Under the Skin: Big Data at Work
Big data: it's a search for lots of needles in many, many haystacks. In the bioinformatics faculty cluster, NC State researchers mine data for clues to cystic fibrosis, human responses to toxins and more.