Jun 30, 2015
How Old You Feel Matters (and It Changes Day to Day)
New research from NC State finds that how old you feel changes on a daily basis – and that has very real ramifications for your well-being.
Jun 29, 2015
Study: Even Fraud-Savvy Investors Often Look for the Wrong Red Flags
Researchers have found that most investors who are vigilant about corporate fraud are tracking warning signs that are only clear after it’s too late to protect their investment.
Jun 26, 2015
Tackling the Mysteries of Everyday Life
For a few years new, science writers at NC State have tried to help folks solve some of the mysteries of everyday life. What mysteries should they tackle next?
Jun 24, 2015
Distributed Technique for Power ‘Scheduling’ Advances Smart Grid Concept
Researchers have developed a new technique for “scheduling” energy in electric grids that advances the smart grid concept by coordinating the energy being produced and stored by conventional and renewable sources.
Jun 23, 2015
Smart Insulin Patch Could Replace Painful Injections for Diabetes
Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention from researchers at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who have created the first “smart insulin patch.”
Jun 16, 2015
Researchers Create Transparent, Stretchable Conductors Using Nano-Accordion Structure
Researchers have created stretchable, transparent conductors that work because of the structures’ “nano-accordion” design. The conductors could be used in applications such as flexible electronics, stretchable displays or wearable sensors.
Jun 16, 2015
Art, Engineering and Infinity: How Four College Students Ended Up Displaying Their Work With Escher and da Vinci
The concept of infinity and the desire to illustrate the creative process have given a team of NC State students the opportunity to showcase an electronic display they developed alongside the works of M.C. Escher and Leonardo da Vinci.
Jun 15, 2015
Good News for Combating the Spread of Norovirus
A new finding from NC State researchers shows that an age-old commodity may be a new tool in combating norovirus.
Jun 9, 2015
Experts Convene to Discuss How to Protect Bees, Other Pollinators
This autumn, researchers, educators, and industry experts from around the country will descend on a small town in rural North Carolina to discuss a question with repercussions for both the economy and the environment: what can be done to protect bees and other pollinators?
Jun 8, 2015
Yes, That Ant Does Smell Like Blue Cheese
How curiosity, blue cheese, and a buried coconut revealed something new about the chemistry of ants.