Stories From 2019

Aug 15, 2019  |  Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Space Grant Program Offers Students Cosmic Opportunity

The North Carolina Space Grant program is supporting the scientists and astronauts of tomorrow, including planetary geology Ph.D. student Mallory Kinczyk.

Aug 13, 2019  |  Research and Innovation

Not Just Genes: Environment Also Shaped Population Variation in First Americans

New research finds that genes and environment drove population divergence in the first Americans.

Aug 5, 2019  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Forecast Failure in Disordered Materials

Physicists forecasted likely points of failure in two-dimensional disordered laser-cut lattices without needing to study detailed states of the material.

Aug 2, 2019  |  Research and Innovation

Self-Sterilizing Polymer Proves Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens

Researchers have found an elastic polymer that possesses broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties, allowing it to kill a range of viruses and drug-resistant bacteria in just minutes.

Aug 1, 2019  |  Faculty

Meet DELTA Faculty Fellow Melissa Ramirez

Melissa Ramirez of the Department of Biological Sciences is making strides to implement universal design in online learning and ensure that all students have the opportunity to succeed.

Aug 1, 2019  |  Research and Innovation

The Uncertainty of Detecting Planets

Planetary geologist Paul Byrne explains how uncertainty can help improve our knowledge of the natural world and tell us what questions to ask next.

Aug 1, 2019  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Chemist Earns $1.5 Million Research Grant to Study Next-Generation Quantum Systems

A team led by David Shulz has earned a major grant from the Department of Energy for research that has potential impacts on computing, networking and sensing.

Jul 24, 2019  |  Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Campus at the Coast

Learn about the college's marine science education, research and outreach at NC State's Center for Marine Sciences and Technology.

Jul 24, 2019  |  Research and Innovation

When Science Is Sidelined, Uncertainty Reigns

Toxicologist Heather Patisaul explains why science is fundamental to effective decision making and public policy.

Jul 18, 2019  |  Faculty

Biologist Patisaul Named Associate Dean for Research

Heather Patisaul, a decorated biologist and an expert on how environmental chemicals affect our health, has been named the new associate dean for research in NC State’s College of Sciences.