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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 targeted nanoparticle created by researchers at North Carolina State University and the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute may help heart attack patients regenerate healthy heart tissue without using donated or processed stem cells. This new nanomedicine […] 

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. 

Sep 10, 2014 | Campus Life

Diaspora Tour Visits NC State

NC State hosts the U.S. State Dept.'s Diaspora tour, a recognition of the people who live outside of their native countries but maintain active connections with it. 

Sep 10, 2014 | Uncategorized

Hofmann Forest Update: Revised Agreement Enhances Sustainable Forestry Operations

Modified Hofmann Forest agreement enhances sustainable forestry operations on much of the property. 

Sep 9, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Advance Artificial Intelligence for Player Goal Prediction in Gaming

NC State researchers have developed artificial intelligence software that is significantly better than any previous technology at predicting what goal a player is trying to achieve in a video game. The work holds promise for helping game developers design new ways of improving the gameplay experience. 

Sep 4, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Titania-Based Material Holds Promise as New Insulator for Superconductors

Research shows that a type of modified titania, or titanium dioxide, holds promise as an electrical insulator for superconducting magnets, allowing heat to dissipate while preserving the electrical paths along which current flows. 

Sep 3, 2014 | Research and Innovation

‘Family Meal’ Ideal Is Stressful, Impossible for Many Families

New research shows that home cooking and family meals place significant stresses on many families – and are simply impossible for others.