news releases

Apr 18, 2017  |  Frontpage

NC State Researchers Predict ‘Normal’ 2017 Hurricane Season for East Coast

NC State researchers predict ‘normal’ 2017 hurricane season for East coast

Apr 17, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Offers Hope, Sheds Light on How Vets Respond to Trauma

A study of military veterans who went through trauma finds that those who have related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are also more likely to experience “post-traumatic growth” – such as an increased appreciation of life, awareness of new possibilities and enhanced inner strength.

Apr 13, 2017

NC State’s Alex Hsain Wins Truman Scholarship

Hanan “Alex” Hsain, a junior majoring in materials science and engineering at NC State, has been awarded a 2017 Truman Scholarship.

Apr 12, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Release First Chemical Map of Dyes from Historic Dye Library

The first chemical “map” of dyes from the Max A. Weaver Dye Library has been released. The information could assist researchers in developing dyes with desirable properties.

Apr 12, 2017

Researchers Make the First Flexible Memory Device Using Oxide Ferroelectric Material

Flexible thin films could be useful in wearable memory devices.

Apr 4, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Touch-Sensitive, Elastic Fibers Offer New Interface for Electronics

NC State researchers have created elastic, touch-sensitive fibers that can interface with electronic devices.

Apr 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study IDs Ways to Encourage ‘Refuge’ Planting, Slowing Resistance to Bt Crops

A study finds a shortfall in the amount of “refuge” cropland being planted in NC – increasing the rate at which crop pests evolve the ability to devour genetically engineered Bt crops.

Mar 30, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Beyond Graphene: Advances Make Reduced Graphene Oxide Electronics Feasible

Researchers have developed a way to convert positively charged reduced graphene oxide (rGO) into negatively charged rGO, creating a layered material that can be used to develop rGO-based transistors for use in electronic devices.

Mar 29, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Control Soft Robots Using Magnetic Fields

Engineers have made a fundamental advance in controlling so-called soft robots, using magnetic fields to remotely manipulate microparticle chains embedded in soft robotic devices.

Mar 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Cookbooks Give Readers (Mostly) Bad Advice On Food Safety

A recent study finds bestselling cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about food safety, and much of the advice they do provide is inaccurate and not based on sound science.