Research and Innovation

Jun 8, 2018  |  Leadership in Public Science

Study Finds Aromatic Herbs Lead to Better Parenting in Starlings

The presence of aromatic herbs in the nest leads to some improved parenting behaviors in European starlings.

Jun 7, 2018  |  Bioinformatics

ChemMaps Lets Researchers Navigate the Chemical Universe

ChemMaps lets users navigate the chemical space of over 8,000 drugs and 47,000 environmental compounds in 3D and real time.

May 30, 2018

Researchers Devise New Way to Discern What Microbes Eat

A new technique helps researchers take a more in-depth look at the metabolism and physiology within microbial communities and provides a more direct way to determine what food source a certain microbe has consumed.

May 22, 2018

Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators

NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear river watershed.

May 18, 2018  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

What Happens If We Run Out? Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study

How can we slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides? NC State researchers say large-scale studies are needed to test new strategies.

May 15, 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.

May 4, 2018  |  Sustainable Energy Systems and Policy

Natural Gas Prices, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Were Key to Coal Power Decline

Steep declines in coal power over the past decade were caused largely by cheap natural gas and the availability of wind energy – not by environmental regulations.

Apr 13, 2018

Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces

Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.

Apr 3, 2018

Ready Player Two: Virtual Reality in the Geospatial Sciences

Ph.D. student Payam Tabrizian uses virtual reality and geospatial analytics to learn about human cognition and advance landscape design. We asked him about his current research and his predictions for the future of the field.

Mar 28, 2018

New Research Shows Water Use Impacted by the Shape of Our Cities

Georgina Sanchez, Ph.D. student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is using geospatial analytics to understand water demand in the Southeast. Her latest findings: urban developments with simpler shapes use less water.