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Sep 25, 2014 | The Abstract

Molting Tougher on the Mayfly Than Previously Thought

Mayflies undergo a stressful shortness of breath while molting, or shedding their skins. A new paper describes this serendipitous finding. 

Sep 24, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Aim to Improve Educational Software through Speech and Emotion Detection

North Carolina State University researchers have won a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve educational software by enabling it to assess facial expression, body language, speech and other cues to better […] 

Sep 23, 2014 | Campus Life

Zelnaks Donate $4 Million to NC State Poole College of Management

Steve and Judy Zelnak invest in NC State with a $4 million endowment to support the Poole College of Management. 

Sep 19, 2014 | Research and Innovation

New Hadrosaur Noses into Spotlight

NC State researcher makes important dinosaur find while nosing around in storage. 

Sep 16, 2014 | Research and Innovation

NC State Receives Grant to Improve African Sweet Potatoes

NC State receives $12.4 million grant to improve sweet potatoes grown in sub-Saharan Africa. The project could help alleviate hunger in the region. 

Sep 15, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Control Surface Tension to Manipulate Liquid Metals

Researchers have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals, opening the door to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits, antennas and other technologies.  

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

New Nanomedicine Improves Stem Cell Therapy

A new nanoparticle may help heart attack patients regenerate healthy heart tissue without using donated or processed stem cells. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Corn Spots: Study Finds Important Genes in Defense Response

NC State researchers scour the corn genome to find top candidate genes that control an important defense response. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Create World’s Largest DNA Origami

Researchers have created the world’s largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging from biomedical research to nanoelectronics. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Childhood Mentors Boost Career Success

Young people who have had mentors are more likely to find work early in their careers, putting them on a path to success.