Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees
A new study finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase.
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.
Triangle Venture Alliance Makes Initial Investment Impact
NC State joins other Triangle universities in venture capital alliance to spur 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.
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.
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.
Physicists Use Numerical ‘Tweezers’ to Study Nuclear Interactions
Researchers use numerical tweezers to study how interactions between protons and neutrons produce forces between nuclei.
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.
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.
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.