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Oct 20, 2014

Red-Collar Research

Thanks to the real-world ingenuity of NC State textile and engineering students, there’s a passel of elephants in South Africa who’ll find it impossible to forget which villages they’re supposed to avoid. 

Oct 17, 2014

Narayan Earns N.C.’s Top Science Award

Jay Narayan is recognized by the state of North Carolina for his groundbreaking work in materials science. Find out how his research is leading to the development of high-efficiency LEDs that will save energy, reduce greenhouse emissions and contribute to the nation’s energy independence. 

Sep 2, 2014

Dogs, Math and Computers: How One Researcher Gets His Ideas

Where does inspiration come from? One researcher talks about artificial intelligence, computer science, and working with dogs. 

Aug 26, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Joel Ducoste

Engineering professor Joel Ducoste, who works to keep drinking water clean and safe, describes how his lifelong passion for discovery has fueled his research around the world. 

Aug 21, 2014

Researchers Develop Models to Study Polyelectrolytes, Including DNA and RNA

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a novel and versatile modeling strategy to simulate polyelectrolyte systems. The model has applications for creating new materials as well as for studying polyelectrolytes, including DNA and […] 

Aug 20, 2014

New Framework Would Facilitate Use of New Android Security Modules

Researchers have created a framework for the Android operating system that helps developers and users take advantage of new security tools. 

Aug 20, 2014

Research Paves Way for Cyborg Moth ‘Biobots’

New methods for electronically manipulating the flight muscles of moths could lead to the creation of remotely controlled “biobots.”  

Jul 17, 2014

CNR Taps McCord for Research

Textiles prof Marian McCord joins the College of Natural Resources as associate dean for research. McCord is known for her team-building skills. 

Jul 2, 2014

In Memoriam: William A. Smith Jr.

William Adams Smith Jr., a longtime industrial engineering professor who retired in 1998, died June 3 in Southern Pines from complications of dementia. He was 84. 

Jun 4, 2014

A Makers’ Place

Maker Faire North Carolina is a celebration of the state's thinkers and doers. NC State students will put their projects on display there this weekend.