Bridging the Funding Gap from Research to Commercialization
Five promising NC State projects will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund to help them move their inventions into the marketplace.
Neutrons Run Enzyme’s Reactivity for Better Biofuel Production
NC State and Oak Ridge National Lab researchers identify a reaction that could lead to improved biofuel production processes and lower costs.
Study Finds ‘Smart’ Transformers Could Make Reliable Smart Grid a Reality
A new study finds smart solid-state transformers could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.
New Technique ‘Sees’ Radioactive Material Even After It’s Gone
A new technique allows researchers to characterize nuclear material that was in a location even after the nuclear material has been removed.
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.
Global Survey: Execs Reporting Significant Risks – But Less-Than-Robust Efforts to Address Them
A global survey of executives finds that most view the world as increasingly risky, but most report their organizations are not developing more robust risk management processes.
Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees
A new study finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase.
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.
Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire
Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bear distinct physical differences to one another.