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Quite the Vision
The Envisioning Research contest offers an alternate — and artful — reality to science.
ITRE Study Highlights Economic Benefits of Outdoor Trail Network
The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) partnered with the Carolina Thread Trail to perform an economic impact assessment, which showed that large outdoor trail networks of this nature can offer a worthwhile return on investment.
Wildflowers Near Lawns Can Increase Bee Abundance
Planting strips of wildflowers could consider to help pollinators, an NC State Extension expert explains.
Scientists Use Satellites To Track Earth ‘Greening’ Amid Climate Change
NC State researchers found changes in global “greening” will play a significant role in how much carbon dioxide plants capture and store.
Researchers, Students Map the Abstract
Two researchers in the College of Design use maps to visualize hows systems of oppression impact communities and neighborhoods across generations.
Corralling Ions Improves Viability of Next Generation Solar Cells
The finding paves the way for a new generation of lighter, more flexible, and more efficient solar cell technologies suitable for practical use.
New Research Program Investigates Carbon Footprint of Fibers to Combat Climate Change
“This is groundbreaking research that will help in the fight against climate change by providing quantitative information to consumers and help them in their purchase decision making,” said Ronalds Gonzalez, an associate professor of conversion economics and sustainability in the Department of Forest Biomaterials.
Biomimicry on the Move
Last month, the Office of University Interdisciplinary Programs and the Integrative Sciences Initiative held a one-day symposium focused on biomimicry, which seeks inspiration and innovation from nature to tackle challenges and solve problems.
Mentorship is Key to Inclusion in Ecology
An NC State expert details recommendations for boosting inclusion for people of color in forestry, ecology and related fields.
Undergraduate Researches Clean Energy, Gains Hands-On Experience
Textile engineering Senior Aidan Lim spent the summer working with Assistant Professor Mengmeng Zhu in her research on lithium-ion battery life prediction as part of the Research Experience for Undergraduates.