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NC State news is shared far and wide. Below are just some of our recent appearances in local, regional, national and international media publications.

Jul 15, 2012

NC Cooperative Extension Offers Strawberry Field Day

NC Cooperative Extension Offers Strawberry Field Day, High Country Press, July 12, 2012. During the afternoon of Thursday, July 26, 2012, NC Cooperative Extension and Ivy Point Farms will lead a field day on producing and managing day-neutral strawberries in the NC High Country. 

Jul 15, 2012

NCSU Researchers: Early tomato blight seen in two counties

NCSU Researchers: Early tomato blight seen in two counties, WNCT-TV – Online, July 12, 2012. All the hot weather we’ve had could be causing serious problems to this years tomato plants. N.C. State University researchers say a form of blight has been found much earlier than usual this season. 

Jul 15, 2012

Template technique controls crystalline structure of titanium dioxide for photonic uses – Laser Focus World

Template technique controls crystalline structure of titanium dioxide for photonic uses – Laser Focus World, Laser Focus World – Online, July 12, 2012. Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for controlling the crystalline structure of titanium dioxide at room temperature. Dr. Jay Narayan, materials science and engineering, featured. 

Jul 15, 2012

Lighting the way

Lighting the way, The Herald Sun, July 13, 2012. John Palmour, one of six co-founders of Cree, starts the story of the company with the research of a group of materials science students and a professor at NC State around a semiconductor material called silicon carbide. Dr. Ramón Collazo, materials science engineering, featured. 

Jul 15, 2012

NCSU researchers make elastic displays less of a stretch

NCSU researchers make elastic displays less of a stretch, News & Observer, July 13, 2012. Research at North Carolina State University might help push stretchable electronics, even displays, from concept to consumer devices. Dr. Yong Zhu, mechanical and aerospace engineering, featured. 

Jul 15, 2012

Very round ancient turtle warmed readily in sun

Very round ancient turtle warmed readily in sun, New Scientist, July 12, 2012. It turns out that the precisely circular carapace of a newly discovered species of fossil turtle may have made the ancient creature too wide to be swallowed by predators – and helped it warm up in the sun. Edwin Cadena, marine and atmospheric sciences,… 

Jul 15, 2012

Researchers create highly conductive and elastic conductors using silver nanowires

Researchers create highly conductive and elastic conductors using silver nanowires, PHYS.org, July 12, 2012. Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed highly conductive and elastic conductors made from silver nanowires. Dr. Yong Zhu, mechanical and aerospace engineering, featured. 

Jul 13, 2012

Researchers create elastic conductors with nanowires

Researchers create elastic conductors with nanowires, R&D Magazine, PHYS.org et al, July 12. 2012. Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed highly conductive and elastic conductors made from silver nanoscale wires (nanowires).  Dr. Yong Zhu, mechanical and aerospace engineering, featured. 

Jul 13, 2012

New year brings longer rides for Wake students

New year brings longer rides for Wake students, News & Observer et al, July 12, 2012. Wake County students are dealing with longer bus rides in the new school year because of a transportation plan that cuts costs by putting fewer buses on the road to serve more riders. Dr.  Andy Taylor, political science, featured. 

Jul 12, 2012

Highly Conductive and Elastic Conductors Created Using Silver Nanowires

Highly Conductive and Elastic Conductors Created Using Silver Nanowires, ScienceDaily, July 12, 2012. Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed highly conductive and elastic conductors made from silver nanoscale wires (nanowires). Dr. Yong Zhu, mechanical and aerospace engineering, featured. 

Jul 12, 2012

Fossil turtle from Colombia round like car tire

Fossil turtle from Colombia round like car tire, PHYS.org, Science Daily et al, July 11, 2012. Paleontologists unearth the carapace of the giant turtle, Puentemys, which lived 60 million years ago. Edwin Cadena, marine earth & atmospheric sciences, featured. 

Jul 12, 2012

Astronomers Announce Discovery Of Youngest Supernova

Astronomers Announce Discovery Of Youngest Supernova, Free Internet Press, July 11, 2012. Scientists reported the discovery of the youngest supernova in the Milky Way, ending a 50-year search for the exploded stars that remain mysteriously difficult to spot in our galaxy. Dr. Stephen Reynolds, physics, featured 

Jul 11, 2012

The Value of Play Developing Meaningful Play Opportunities Through Research

The Value of Play Developing Meaningful Play Opportunities Through Research, Recreation Management, July 10, 2012. Current research in established and emerging play science disciplines shows play must be considered as much a valuable component of childhood as any subjects learned in school. Dr. Robin Moore, natural learning initiative, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

NCSU program helps students take inventions to market

NCSU program helps students take inventions to market, WRAL-TV, July 11, 2012. Charlie West is hard at work behind the microscope, his soldering tools within reach as he puts together components to build his own robot.But messing up is all part of the experience at NC State’s Entrepreneurs Garage. Tom Miller, academic outreach and entrepreneurship, featured. 

Jul 11, 2012

Yow turning NCSU programs around

Yow turning NCSU programs around, Salisbury Post, July 11, 2012. Two years into her tenure, Debbie Yow is still pushing NC State to become one of the nation’s top athletic departments. N.C. State had its best showing in the Directors’ Cup standings in six years. Debbie Yow, athletics, featured.