Stories From 2017

Dec 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Get a Little Closer: Moth Females Use Scent Proximity to Attract Mates

Female moths with an ineffective pheromone blend can use proximity to better-smelling females to attract mates.

Dec 21, 2017

Shining a Light on the ‘Invisible Scholars’

A new book examines the contributions and needs of postdoctoral fellows.

Dec 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Metal Printing Offers Low-Cost Way to Make Flexible, Stretchable Electronics

Researchers have developed a new, low cost technique for directly printing metal circuits, creating flexible, stretchable electronics.

Dec 19, 2017  |  Campus Life

Celebrating Centennial’s Seminal Moment

It was a ground-breaking vision, to be honest: a gift of land for a land-grant institution to build a unique research campus within sight of downtown Raleigh and NC State's original campus. And it changed the size, scope and direction of the university forever.

Dec 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Show Thermally Activated Delayed Photoluminescence From Semiconductor Nanocrystals

Researchers find "control dial" for semiconductor nanocrystal systems, allowing for creation of particles with unique photoluminescent properties.

Dec 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.

Dec 13, 2017  |  The Abstract

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.

Dec 13, 2017  |  Campus Life

Campus Tunnel Marks 50 Years of Free Speech

Since the days of bell-bottoms and peace signs, NC State’s iconic Free Expression Tunnel has made space for a wide spectrum of viewpoints. Learn more about the Wolfpack’s original social media tool.

Dec 13, 2017  |  The Abstract

Fieldwork in Africa Informs Science – and Changes a Scientist

How one postdoc's experiences in Kenya changed the way he views himself and his work.

Dec 12, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Faculty Inventors Honored

Two faculty members at North Carolina State University are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The new NAI fellows are Donald L. Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science, and William Ditto, professor of physics. The […]

Dec 11, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Simpler Way to Deposit Magnetic Iron Oxide onto Gold Nanorods

Researchers have found a simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles onto silica-coated gold nanorods, creating multifunctional nanoparticles with useful magnetic and optical properties.

Dec 11, 2017  |  The Abstract

Building 3-D Models of Molecules With RealityConvert

RealityConvert software creates 3-D models of molecules for research, education and drug discovery.

Dec 11, 2017  |  The Abstract

Using New Technologies to Preserve Wildlife and Wild Spaces

NC State and its Namibian partners are using new technologies to better study and protect African wildlife.

Dec 7, 2017  |  Campus Life

World-Class Scholar

NC State undergrad Kobi Felton, a chemical engineering major who is minoring in Spanish, heads off to the United Kingdom next fall as a 2018 Marshall Scholar. Find out how his time at NC State changed his life.

Dec 7, 2017  |  Uncategorized

Marshall Scholarship Campus Selection Committee

A selection committee composed of NC State faculty endorsed Kobi Felton for the Marshall Scholarship.