news releases

Jun 26, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees

A new study finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase.

Jun 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Design Improves Performance of Flexible Wearable Electronics

New design has self-healing properties to maintain connections - and keep devices working - even after a thousand flexes.

Jun 21, 2017

Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact

NC State joins other Triangle universities in venture capital alliance to spur innovation.

Jun 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire

Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bear distinct physical differences to one another.

Jun 19, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities

An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds that the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan’s financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.

Jun 14, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Ultrasound ‘Drill’ Targets Deep Vein Blood Clots

Researchers have developed a new surgical tool that uses low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down blood clots.

Jun 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Physicists Use Numerical ‘Tweezers’ to Study Nuclear Interactions

Researchers use numerical tweezers to study how interactions between protons and neutrons produce forces between nuclei.

Jun 7, 2017

New Technique Enables 3-D Printing With Paste of Silicone Particles in Water

Taking its cue from sandcastles, research describes a new technique enabling 3-D printing of silicone rubber.

Jun 6, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

NC State Jumps to No. 80 Worldwide for U.S. Patents

NC State jumped from No. 97 to No. 80 in the latest worldwide university rankings for U.S. utility patents.

Jun 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Sound Diffuser Is 10 Times Thinner Than Existing Designs

“Ultra-thin” sound diffuser is 10 times thinner than the diffusers found in recording studios, concert venues and movie theaters.