news releases

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.

Jun 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Aromatic Herbs Lead to Better Parenting in Starlings

The presence of aromatic herbs in the nest leads to some improved parenting behaviors in European starlings.

Jun 4, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

ChemMaps Lets Researchers Navigate the Chemical Universe

ChemMaps lets users navigate the chemical space of over 8,000 drugs and 47,000 environmental compounds in 3D and real time.

May 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Devise New Way to Discern What Microbes Eat

New technique helps researchers determine food eaten by microbes.

May 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Compound Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens Could Lead to Next-Generation Antibiotics

A new synthetic compound inspired by a natural product could be a useful chemical tool for studying antibiotic-resistant infections.