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Apr 1, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Springing Ahead of Nature: Device Increases Walking Efficiency

Research published in the journal Nature describes the way an unpowered exoskeleton device can put a spring in your step to increase walking efficiency.

Mar 19, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use Liquid Shearing Method to Create Nanofiber ‘Gusher’

NC State researchers figure out the secret behind making "nanofiber gushers."

Jan 29, 2015  |  Campus Life

Lab Grades Green Building Potential

Nelson Hall becomes a living lab for sustainability education as students evaluate the building for LEED certification.

Dec 4, 2014  |  Service and Community

Bolstering Our Food Banks

The number of people at risk of going hungry in North Carolina is more than one in six. It often falls to the state’s food banks to provide relief from food insecurity — with help from industrial and systems engineers at NC State.

Dec 1, 2014  |  Faculty and Staff

5 NC State Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science elects 401 fellows, including five from NC State. Meet our newest members of the prestigious organization.

Nov 24, 2014  |  Academics

First-Year Class Boasts Highest Percentage of Female Engineers

NC State’s 2014 first-year engineering class includes the highest percentage of female students in university history. A change in focus and a series of programs help draw those students and support their studies.

Nov 12, 2014  |  Campus Life

2 Win Fulbright Scholar Awards

Two NC State researchers receive prestigious Fulbright Scholar awards for the 2014-15 academic year.

Oct 27, 2014  |  Research and Innovation

Bringing Ideas to Market

From new methods for creating biofuels and determining heart risk to fridge-free food processing and a more efficient fuel injector, NC State researchers are developing innovative approaches to global challenges. The Chancellor's Innovation Fund is supporting their work.

Oct 20, 2014  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Researchers Advance Genome Editing Technique

NC State researchers advance gene cut-and-replace technique.

Oct 20, 2014  |  Campus Life

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.