news releases

Aug 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Look Ma, No Hands: Researchers Use Vacuum for Hands-Free Patterning of Liquid Metal

NC State engineers have utilized vacuum to create a more efficient, hands-free method for filling complex microchannels with liquid metal.

Aug 7, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Benefits of Advanced Wood-Burning Stoves Greater Than Thought

Research finds that advanced wood-burning stoves designed for use in the developing world can reduce air pollution more than anticipated.

Aug 4, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 2, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Tool Increases Adaptability, Autonomy of ‘Skyrim’ Nonplayer Characters

A new tool can be used to create Skyrim nonplayer characters (NPCs) that allow for more variability and flexibility in game play.

Jul 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

High-Temperature Superconductivity in B-doped Q-Carbon

Researchers have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials act as superconductors, using a novel, boron-doped Q-carbon material.

Jul 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Corn Gene Conferring Resistance to Multiple Plant Leaf Diseases

A specific gene in corn appears to be associated with resistance to two and possibly three different plant leaf diseases.

Jul 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Day-to-Day Experiences Affect Awareness of Aging, Mood

A study of older adults finds an individual’s awareness of aging is not as static as previously thought.

Jul 12, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Bridging the Funding Gap from Research to Commercialization

Five promising NC State projects will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund to help them move their inventions into the marketplace.

Jul 5, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds ‘Smart’ Transformers Could Make Reliable Smart Grid a Reality

A new study finds smart solid-state transformers could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.