When running is easier than walking
Sometimes, it's easier to break into a run than to keep up a walking pace. NC State research points to an important calf muscle to explain this apparent paradox.
Register for Free Simulcast of Shelton Forum
Find out how to register for a free simulcast of Friday's Shelton Leadership Forum, featuring Tom Brokaw, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst and Gallezes Inc. founder Verne Harnish.
Breaking Down Innovation
NC State researchers test innovative construction materials and designs to ensure they're safe. And that process involves breaking stuff. Big stuff.
Smart grid central
Researchers at NC State’s FREEDM Systems Center are developing what can be called the “smarts” of the smart electrical grid — devices and networks that will one day seamlessly connect rooftop solar panels with batteries that store energy in the basements below.
Poole Dives Into Exec Education
Learn how the Poole College of Management has redefined executive education by tapping the power of collaboration, research and innovation.
Off the Hook: Top Professors (3.1.11)
Today is the First Annual Distinguished Professor Lecture Series event. NC State students nominated more than 250 professors who have impacted their lives, and we'll hear from three of them at Stewart Theatre today at 6 p.m.
Thinking Outside the Brick
During a teaching fellowship at NC State, Ginger Dosier came up with the idea of harnessing the power of bacteria to grow bricks. Thanks to a multidisciplinary effort, the idea is becoming reality.
Lending a Hand
For the past year, a group of students has worked to create prototypes of products designed specifically for people with disabilities. They unveiled their products, including a more comfortable wheelchair and a new shoe-tying system, at an event last week.