In the News Features

Jan 18, 2017

These future scientists excel in STEM competition

Team Catalyst works with professors and graduate students at N.C. State University who volunteer their time as advisers. These experts don’t see students with disabilities, Blumenfeld says, but future scientists.

Jan 18, 2017

US students reimagine traditional menswear with Cordura fabrics

Invista’s Cordura brand has teamed with fashion and textile design students from North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles Fashion and Textile Design Program to create visionary designs of menswear for the modern millennial male.

Jan 18, 2017

Stretchable transistor could be a second skin

Brendan O’Connor of North Carolina State University in the US is pleased with the electrical stability of the films after repeated stretching: “That in itself is a pretty big accomplishment,” he says.

Jan 18, 2017

A New Model Helps Policymakers Assess Emerging Synthetic Biology Technology

Now researchers from North Carolina State University and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a model that can be used to assess emerging synthetic biology products, well before they are ready for the market, to determine what needs to […]

Jan 18, 2017

Spectroscopy allows in-egg chicken sexing

But Simon Shane, a consultant vet and professor of poultry science at North Carolina State University in the US, points out that this level of accuracy is still not yet high enough for commercial applications.

Jan 18, 2017

Genetic origins of Irish potato blight traced to South America

Scientists from North Carolina State University and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology Museum in Norway conducted new genetic analysis and traced the pathogen which caused the potato late blight to South America.

Jan 18, 2017

Go West, Allergy Sufferers: Dust Mites Avoid Arid America

With the help of citizen scientists, researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado Boulder analyzed arthropod DNA found in 732 dust samples collected from interior door frames throughout the U.S.

Jan 13, 2017

NC State professors improve Wake County magnet application process

Three NC State University economics professors are credited with helping make it easier for Wake County parents to apply for the magnet schools they want their children to attend.

Jan 13, 2017

Underwater Robots Help Scientists See Where Marine Larvae Go

Studying land crabs on Bermuda, Tom and Donna Wolcott of North Carolina State University wondered why larvae of one species seemed to return to the islands every year from the surrounding ocean, but those of another species did not.

Jan 13, 2017

Make Your Kid an Investing Genius

No matter how progressive a parent you are, make sure you aren’t subconsciously skipping the investment talk with your daughter. A study out of North Carolina State University and the University of Texas found that parents are much more likely […]