Get a Sneak Peek of NC State Startups at the Lulu eGames LIVE
NC State entrepreneurs will showcase their innovative products and new ventures Thursday, April 20 at the annual Lulu eGames LIVE startup competition.
Study Offers Hope, Sheds Light on How Vets Respond to Trauma
A study of military veterans who went through trauma finds that those who have related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are also more likely to experience “post-traumatic growth” – such as an increased appreciation of life, awareness of new possibilities and enhanced inner strength.
Touch-Sensitive, Elastic Fibers Offer New Interface for Electronics
NC State researchers have created elastic, touch-sensitive fibers that can interface with electronic devices.
Study IDs Ways to Encourage ‘Refuge’ Planting, Slowing Resistance to Bt Crops
A study finds a shortfall in the amount of “refuge” cropland being planted in NC – increasing the rate at which crop pests evolve the ability to devour genetically engineered Bt crops.
The Value of Science is Reflected in Your Everyday Decisions
There’s been a fair amount of discussion recently about the value of science and whether it’s worth supporting.
Compete And Win Prizes By Capturing Wildlife (With Your Phone)
See who can capture the most photos of wildlife and plants across the Triangle as part of this year’s City Nature Challenge, which runs April 14-18.
Beyond Graphene: Advances Make Reduced Graphene Oxide Electronics Feasible
Researchers have developed a way to convert positively charged reduced graphene oxide (rGO) into negatively charged rGO, creating a layered material that can be used to develop rGO-based transistors for use in electronic devices.
The Importance of Seeds: a Q&A with Rob Dunn
There is little genetic diversity among the crops that are most important for feeding people around the world. Rob Dunn's new book explores this issue and why it matters.
Researchers Control Soft Robots Using Magnetic Fields
Engineers have made a fundamental advance in controlling so-called soft robots, using magnetic fields to remotely manipulate microparticle chains embedded in soft robotic devices.
Cookbooks Give Readers (Mostly) Bad Advice On Food Safety
A recent study finds bestselling cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about food safety, and much of the advice they do provide is inaccurate and not based on sound science.