Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells
Microscopic cubes can be assembled and pre-programmed to change their shape and perform a variety of tasks, paving the way for soft biomimetic devices.
NC State Receives DARPA Funding to Develop, Test Gene Drive System
Developing and testing a gene drive system to reduce invasive mouse populations is the focus of a DARPA-funded research project.
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.
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.
Milkweed planted on Lonnie Poole Golf Course should help struggling monarch butterfly populations.
New Technique Enables 3-D Printing With Paste of Silicone Particles in Water
Taking its cue from sandcastles, research describes a new technique enabling 3-D printing of silicone rubber.
Here Comes the Construction Equipment
There are no super-sized construction projects on the books for the coming months, but that doesn't mean there won't a few traffic hurdles here and there before students return in August.
Commission Releases Report on Eradicating Hunger
Chancellor Randy Woodson chairs a commission dedicated to solving the challenge of global hunger. The commission's report highlights the need for coordinated action involving public universities, government and other partners.
Goodnight Scholars Program Announces First Transfer Class
Ten transfer students join NC State's Goodnight Scholars program.