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The sun over NC State's campus

Jun 20, 2024

Baby, it’s Hot Outside. New Toolkit to Help Reduce Heat-Related Health Problems

State climatologist Kathie Dello discusses the new heat action plan toolkit for local governments to help their citizens avoid heat-related injury.

Campus gateway sign reading NC State University

May 16, 2024

Study Explores Role of Epigenetics, Environment in Differing Alzheimer’s Risk Between Black and White Communities

Environmentally caused alterations to genes can affect Alzheimer's risk.

May 3, 2024

When Injecting Pure Spin Into Chiral Materials, Direction Matters

Researchers from NC State and the University of Pittsburgh studied how the spin information of an electron, called a pure spin current, moves through chiral materials.

Hurricane Dorian, 2019

Apr 16, 2024

NC State Researchers Predict Active Hurricane Season

NC State researchers predicted that hurricane season should be more active than usual.

Apr 15, 2024

Why Figuring Out How Potassium Is Destroyed in Stars Is Important to Understanding the Universe

If you want to know where elements come from, look to the stars.

Baseball on ground

Mar 27, 2024

The Physics of a Curveball

A well-placed curveball can be an amazing pitch. But how does it work?


Mar 26, 2024

The Art of Insect Flight

Entomologist Adrian Smith and artist Xavi Bou collaborated on an insect-based art project.

D. virilis brains

Mar 21, 2024

‘Courtship’ Gene Shows Different Effects in Two Fruit Fly Species

A gene associated with courtship behavior in fruit flies does not operate the same way in two different fruit fly species.


Mar 15, 2024

Printed Polymer Allows Researchers to Explore Chirality and Spin Interactions at Room Temperature

A new polymer allows researchers to measure how much charge comes from spin within spintronic materials.


Mar 6, 2024

Understanding Wind and Water at the Equator Key to More Accurate Future Climate Projections

Getting the winds right is key to accurately model Pacific Ocean warming.