North Carolina State University, (NCSU) was established in 1887 in Raleigh, North Carolina. NCSU is a public land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant university. NCSU is noted for a high level of complex research activity. NCSU has over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students. NCSU is one campus of the 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina system. NCSU is noted for its research and academic ranking in agriculture, engineering, science and textile design. NCSU School of Veterinary Medicine is ranked well among comparable university programs.

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Tobacco plant 'stickiness' aids helpful insects, plant health

Researchers at North Carolina State University have shown that "sticky" hairlike structures on tobacco leaves can help attract beneficial insects that scavenge on other insects trapped on the leaves, increasing leaf yield ...

Researchers forecast failure in disordered materials

Disordered materials—such as cellular foams, fiber and polymer networks—are popular in applications ranging from architecture to biomedical scaffolding. Predicting when and where these materials may fail could impact ...

The uncertainty of detecting planets

Uncertainty in science is a good thing. Because here's how the scientific model works: you observe a phenomenon, then form a hypothesis about why that phenomenon is taking place, then test the hypothesis, which leads you ...

Spotting tomato blight with a smartphone

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field. The handheld device, which is plugged into a smartphone, works by sampling the ...

What can researchers learn by eavesdropping on fish?

Oyster reef restoration provides important benefits, such as stabilizing shorelines, filtering water, and providing habitat for estuarine fish. However, quantifying fish use of restored oyster reefs can be difficult. Traditional ...

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