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Stories From 2013

Nov 19, 2013

New Technique Controls Dimensions of Gold Nanorods While Manufacturing on a Large Scale

North Carolina State University researchers have a developed a technique for efficiently producing nanoscale gold rods in large quantities while simultaneously controlling the dimensions of the nanorods and their optical properties. The optical properties of […] 

Nov 18, 2013

Bullock Joins Peer Review Committee

Karen Bullock, head of the social work department, will serve on the American Cancer Society's Peer Review Committee on Oncology Social Work Training. 

Nov 18, 2013

Researchers Design Interactive Software to Target Teen Alcohol Use

If you want teens to avoid risky behavior, you can’t just give teenagers the facts – you have to get them to engage with the information, feel motivated to change, and have the confidence and […] 

Nov 14, 2013

Prof’s Book on Discoveries Re-released

Meet author Arnold Brody, an adjunct professor of molecular biomedical sciences, at a book-signing event next Friday. Brody's 1997 book on the world's greatest scientific discoveries has been revised and re-released. 

Nov 14, 2013

Graduate Admissions Leaner, Greener

Paperwork got you down? Don't panic. A new system for screening and evaluating grad school applicants is getting a major overhaul with a focus on sustainability. Find out why Phase I is getting rave reviews. 

Nov 14, 2013

New Approach Advances Wireless Power Transfer for Vehicles

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new technology and techniques for transmitting power wirelessly from a stationary source to a mobile receiver – moving engineers closer to their goal of creating highway “stations” […] 

Nov 14, 2013

Wear Red, Get Fed

Never underestimate the motivational power of food. Check out scenes from homecoming week's "Wear Red, Get Fed" event on the Brickyard. 

Nov 13, 2013

Hunt Library Offers Blasts to the Past

No need to update your passport. English professor John Wall leads virtual tours of a 17th century London landmark via the Hunt Library's visualization lab. Don't miss the ride. 

Nov 13, 2013

Plant Pathologist Wells Dies

J.C. “Jay” Wells, an extension plant pathologist for 33 years, died Nov. 10 in Greenville, N.C. He was 92. 

Nov 13, 2013

Standards to Boost Cybersecurity

IT professionals get a closeup look at the new national standards on cybersecurity at a workshop this week in the Hunt Library. View a webcast of the event online.