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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.
Water Efficiency in Rural Areas is Getting Worse, Even as it Improves in Urban Centers
A nationwide analysis of water use over the past 30 years finds that there is a disconnect between rural and urban areas, with most urban areas becoming more water efficient and most rural areas becoming less and less efficient over time.
Forests in Flux
Changes in temperature and rainfall patterns are shifting the trees in our forests, with hardwood species moving inland and evergreens moving north.
Thin Layers of Water Hold Promise for the Energy Storage of the Future
Researchers have found that incorporating atomically thin layers of water into a material makes it able to store and deliver energy much more quickly.
Physicist Ade Named Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor
The physicist is breaking new ground with his work on carbon electronics and fabricating more efficient plastic solar cells.