The psychology behind popularity

September 15, 2017

Psychology and neuroscience professor Mitch Prinstein is a guest on NPR’s “Innovation Hub” podcast discussing why popularity matters. NPR, “Innovation Hub”

NC professor wins $250,000 national prize

September 14, 2017

The N&O writes about how chemistry professor Joe DeSimone has been selected as a Heinz Award winner in the technology, the economy and employment category. The News & Observer

Code for fine-tuning elastomers to mimic biological materials

September 14, 2017

Phys.org writes about work from chemistry postdoctoral associate Mohammad Vatankhah Varnosfaderani and colleagues on the bottlebrush polymer, looking into how it can mimic the mechanical properties of biological tissues. Phys.org

How to build hurricane-proof cities

September 12, 2017

City and regional planning assistant professor Danielle Spurlock shares why city planners and other officials have been able to ignore the need to make coastal cities resilient.  The Atlantic