News Releases

May 24, 2018

Microscopy Advance Reveals Unexpected Role for Water in Energy Storage Material

A material with atomically thin layers of water holds promise for energy storage technologies, and researchers have now discovered that the water is performing a different role than anyone anticipated.

May 23, 2018

Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel

A recent study finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.

May 22, 2018

New Tech May Make Prosthetic Hands Easier for Patients to Use

Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands.

May 17, 2018

What Happens If We Run Out? Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study

How can we slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides? NC State researchers say large-scale studies are needed to test new strategies.

May 15, 2018

Think Chimpanzee Beds Are Dirtier Than Human Ones? Think Again

Study finds that chimpanzees appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do.

May 14, 2018

Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Transfer Class of 2021

Fifteen transfer students receive Goodnight Scholarships.

May 14, 2018

NC State’s Ruben Carbonell Receives UNC System’s O. Max Gardner Award

Ruben Carbonell's distinguished career garners top recognition from the University of North Carolina System.

May 8, 2018

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 12

It's tassel-turning time for 5,915 NC State graduates.

May 8, 2018

Researchers Use ‘League of Legends’ to Gain Insights Into Mental Models

Psychology researchers have used the game League of Legends to advance our understanding of how people build “mental models” – the mental tools that allow people to make use of complex systems.

May 8, 2018

Tech Bends Light More Efficiently, Offers Wider Angles for Light Input

NC State researchers have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency – a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems.