news releases

Jul 9, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Microscopy Works at Extreme Heat, Sheds Light on Alloys for Nuclear Reactors

A new microscopy technique allows researchers to track microstructural changes in real time, even when a material is exposed to extreme heat and stress.

Jul 2, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Prospective Teachers More Likely to View Black Faces Than White Faces as Angry

A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of Black adults as angry compared to the faces of White adults.

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Vitamin D Receptor is Target for Disruption by Environmental Chemicals

Vitamin D receptor is target for disruption by environmental chemicals

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Connection Between Genes, Response to Environmental Chemicals

Why do individuals respond differently to the same environment? Researchers find connection between genes, response to environmental Chemicals

Jun 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Stress Really Can Make Young Adults Feel Older

Psychology researchers have found that stress can play a significant role in how old emerging adults feel, with every stressful event above the daily norm making many young people feel at least one year older.

Jun 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Tech Improves Ability to Reflect Sound Back to Its Source

Researchers have developed a device that reflects sound in the direction it came from, rather than deflecting it at an angle.

Jun 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study: Tax Havens and Limited Regulation Increase Risk for Shareholders

Some publicly held companies are incorporated in tax haven countries, ostensibly to increase value for shareholders. But new research finds that this can lead to practices that benefit executives at the cost of shareholders.

Jun 18, 2018  |  Campus Life

Innovating Industrial Workforce Development

NC State's A2i program aims to be the model for enhancing graduate and postdoctoral industry workforce readiness.

Jun 18, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Using Gold Nanoparticles to Trigger Sequential Unfolding of 3-D Structures

NC State researchers have developed a new technique that takes advantage of gold nanoparticles to trigger the sequential unfolding of three-dimensional structures using different wavelengths of light.

Jun 13, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Flipping the Switch on Itch: Researchers Identify Neuropeptide Involved in Transmitting Itch Signal to Brain in Eczema

Researchers pinpoint a neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals to brain in eczema.