What Does Trump’s Climate Policy Mean for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?
A new study tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump’s climate policies have?
‘On your mark, get set’: Neutrons run enzyme’s reactivity for better biofuel production
NC State and Oak Ridge National Lab researchers identify reaction that could lead to improved biofuel production processes and lower costs.
Study Finds ‘Smart’ Transformers Could Make Reliable Smart Grid a Reality
A new study finds smart solid-state transformers could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.
Is Biochar a Fix for Sandy Soils?
NC State Extension specialist launches a new research project to see if biochar in a field setting lives up to recent hype.
Fighting Child Malnutrition In Haiti — With Goats
For more than a decade, Professor Charlotte Farin and the NC State Haiti Goat Project have joined the country’s struggle against rampant childhood malnutrition. Now they plan to expand, doubling the number of protein-rich meals provided to schools each month.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch
Incoming Assistant Professor of Science Education and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Katie Mack
Katie Mack’s enthusiasm for talking with the public about astronomy and skill at discussing complex subjects in accessible language have made her a go-to source for research on how the universe works.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Madhusudan Katti
Madhusudan Katti, an ecologist and member of NC State’s Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster, engages in public science efforts that are as diverse as his research.
Big Data, Sensors to Transform Cities
Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, told a Centennial Campus conference that new technologies developed through public-private partnerships would drive the creation of smart cities.
Made in the Shade: Research Focuses on Combining Forestry and Livestock Grazing
Silvopasture – the practice of combining forestry with forage and livestock production – is rare in North America, but the practice could bring both economic and environmental benefits on marginal lands where traditional row cropping hasn’t worked.