Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells
Microscopic cubes can be assembled and pre-programmed to change their shape and perform a variety of tasks, paving the way for soft biomimetic devices.
NC State Receives DARPA Funding to Develop, Test Gene Drive System
Developing and testing a gene drive system to reduce invasive mouse populations is the focus of a DARPA-funded research project.
Researchers Find Corn Gene Conferring Resistance to Multiple Plant Leaf Diseases
A specific gene in corn appears to be associated with resistance to two and possibly three different plant leaf diseases.
Board of Visitors Adds New Members
NC State's Board of Visitors adds seven new members.
Variation at a Central Metabolic Gene Influences Male Fruit Fly Lifespan
Why do females outlive males? For fruit flies, the answer can be found in the expression of an important metabolism gene.
New Design Improves Performance of Flexible Wearable Electronics
New design has self-healing properties to maintain connections - and keep devices working - even after a thousand flexes.
Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact
NC State joins other Triangle universities in venture capital alliance to spur innovation.
Milkweed planted on Lonnie Poole Golf Course should help struggling monarch butterfly populations.
New Technique Enables 3-D Printing With Paste of Silicone Particles in Water
Taking its cue from sandcastles, research describes a new technique enabling 3-D printing of silicone rubber.
Commission Releases Report on Eradicating Hunger
Chancellor Randy Woodson chairs a commission dedicated to solving the challenge of global hunger. The commission's report highlights the need for coordinated action involving public universities, government and other partners.