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May 14, 2018

Connecting Power and Place

New research by Faculty Fellow Bethany Cutts combines spatial analysis and interviews to help watershed planners better understand the social vulnerability of communities across time and space. 

A woman walks across the floor inside IBM's quantum computer.

May 9, 2018

NC State Named First University-Based IBM Q Hub in North America

NC State will be the first university in North America to establish an IBM Quantum Computing Hub as part of the global IBM Q Network, a collaboration of top Fortune 500 companies, universities and research labs working with tech powerhouse IBM to advance quantum computing. 

May 8, 2018

Researchers Use ‘League of Legends’ to Gain Insights Into Mental Models

Psychology researchers have used the game League of Legends to advance our understanding of how people build “mental models” – the mental tools that allow people to make use of complex systems. 

May 8, 2018

Tech Bends Light More Efficiently, Offers Wider Angles for Light Input

NC State researchers have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency – a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems. 

May 7, 2018

Researchers Find Genetic ‘Dial’ Can Control Body Size in Pigs

NC State researchers have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the HMGA2 gene and body size in pigs. 

May 2, 2018

Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children

A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations. 

May 2, 2018

NC State’s Rodolphe Barrangou Elected to National Academy of Sciences

CRISPR pioneer Rodolphe Barrangou has been elected to one of the world’s most prestigious and influential scientific societies. 

May 1, 2018

METRIC Provides Access to Instrumentation

Researchers can now access mass spectrometry instrumentation through a center that allows departments to combine resources for updating and maintaining research equipment and lab space. 

Apr 26, 2018

Scratching the surface of itch

Santosh Mishra talks with the Abstract about the basics of itching and his latest research project. 

Apr 25, 2018

What the Nose Knows

A team of researchers at NC State put the olfactory prowess of dogs to a new test – whether dogs can reliably detect certain forms of cancer.