research news

Aug 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Look Ma, No Hands: Researchers Use Vacuum for Hands-Free Patterning of Liquid Metal

NC State engineers have utilized vacuum to create a more efficient, hands-free method for filling complex microchannels with liquid metal.

Aug 7, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Benefits of Advanced Wood-Burning Stoves Greater Than Thought

Research finds that advanced wood-burning stoves designed for use in the developing world can reduce air pollution more than anticipated.

Aug 4, 2017  |  The Abstract

Notes from Tanzania: Reflections from the Field and Next Steps

Scientists, governments and organizations must collaborate to solve the complex problem of cassava mosaic disease.

Aug 4, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells

Microscopic cubes can be assembled and pre-programmed to change their shape and perform a variety of tasks, paving the way for soft biomimetic devices.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Finding Neutrinos – a Q&A with Matthew Green

The world’s smallest neutrino detector has found neutrinos: elusive, electrically neutral particles that interact only weakly with matter.

Aug 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Receives DARPA Funding to Develop, Test Gene Drive System

Developing and testing a gene drive system to reduce invasive mouse populations is the focus of a DARPA-funded research project.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, see the NC State Research Image Contest winners.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Bedbugs and Mars: Graphics Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

The research graphics that captured our imaginations this year.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Leaf Hairs and Molecules: Microscopy Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

Microscopy images that grabbed our attention this year.

Aug 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Beetles and Lightning: Photography Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

Research photos that wowed us.