Stories From Sep 2012

Sep 26, 2012

Researchers Learn to Remotely Control Cockroaches

Researchers from NC State have developed a technique that uses an electronic interface to remotely control, or steer, cockroaches.

Sep 26, 2012

New Book Helps Academics Find Work-life Balance

Finding work-life balance is extremely challenging for professors, according to Bonnie Fusarelli who co-edited a new book "Juggling Flaming Chain Saws."  Read more about the book, now available on Amazon.

Sep 26, 2012

Helping Those With Food Insecurity

Those experiencing food insecurity need your help. Find out about Feed the Pack, a food bank for NC State students and faculty needing assistance with food.

Sep 26, 2012

Save a Life by Detecting Suicide

The NCSU Counseling Center invites you to join them for QPR training so you can become a lifesaver.

Sep 26, 2012

Confidential Assistance Available to NC State Employees

If you're suffering from stress, anxiety, relationship conflicts or job pressures, fret not. Help is available through the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASP).

Sep 26, 2012

Learn About the History of French Bread

The world's leading authority on the history of French bread -- Steve Kaplan -- will speak on campus on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m., in Poe 216.

Sep 25, 2012

Researchers Develop New Technique for IDing Proteins Secreted by Cells

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique to identify the proteins secreted by a cell. The new approach should help researchers collect precise data on cell biology, which is critical in fields ranging from zoology to […]

Sep 24, 2012

Life in the Extreme: Uranium Toxicity Response Different in Nearly Genetically Identical Microorganisms

Life in extreme environments – hot acids and heavy metals, for example – can apparently make very similar organisms deal with stress in very different ways, according to new research from North Carolina State University. One single-celled organism from a […]

Sep 24, 2012

New Research Findings Consistent With Theory of Impact Event 12,900 Years Ago

New research findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) are consistent with a controversial theory that an extraterrestrial body – such as a comet – impacted the Earth approximately 12,900 years ago, possibly contributing to […]

Sep 24, 2012

Researchers Demonstrate Cheaper Way to Produce NFO Thin Films

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have demonstrated a less-expensive way to create textured nickel ferrite (NFO) ceramic thin films, which can easily be scaled up to address manufacturing needs. NFO is a magnetic […]