Microscopy Advance Reveals Unexpected Role for Water in Energy Storage Material
A material with atomically thin layers of water holds promise for energy storage technologies, and researchers have now discovered that the water is performing a different role than anyone anticipated.
Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel
A recent study finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.
New Tech May Make Prosthetic Hands Easier for Patients to Use
Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands.
What Happens If We Run Out? Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
How can we slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides? NC State researchers say large-scale studies are needed to test new strategies.
Think Chimpanzee Beds Are Dirtier Than Human Ones? Think Again
Study finds that chimpanzees appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do.
Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Transfer Class of 2021
Fifteen transfer students receive Goodnight Scholarships.
NC State’s Ruben Carbonell Receives UNC System’s O. Max Gardner Award
Ruben Carbonell's distinguished career garners top recognition from the University of North Carolina System.
Researchers Use ‘League of Legends’ to Gain Insights Into Mental Models
Psychology researchers have used the game League of Legends to advance our understanding of how people build “mental models” – the mental tools that allow people to make use of complex systems.
Tech Bends Light More Efficiently, Offers Wider Angles for Light Input
NC State researchers have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency – a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems.
Researchers Find Genetic ‘Dial’ Can Control Body Size in Pigs
NC State researchers have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the HMGA2 gene and body size in pigs.