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Dec 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Get a Little Closer: Moth Females Use Scent Proximity to Attract Mates

Female moths with an ineffective pheromone blend can use proximity to better-smelling females to attract mates.

Dec 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Metal Printing Offers Low-Cost Way to Make Flexible, Stretchable Electronics

Researchers have developed a new, low cost technique for directly printing metal circuits, creating flexible, stretchable electronics.

Dec 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers show thermally activated delayed photoluminescence from semiconductor nanocrystals

Researchers find "control dial" for semiconductor nanocrystal systems, allowing for creation of particles with unique photoluminescent properties.

Dec 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.

Dec 13, 2017  |  The Abstract

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.

Dec 13, 2017  |  The Abstract

Fieldwork in Africa Informs Science – and Changes a Scientist

How one postdoc's experiences in Kenya changed the way he views himself and his work.

Dec 11, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Simpler Way to Deposit Magnetic Iron Oxide onto Gold Nanorods

Researchers have found a simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles onto silica-coated gold nanorods, creating multifunctional nanoparticles with useful magnetic and optical properties.

Dec 11, 2017  |  The Abstract

Building 3-D models of molecules with RealityConvert

RealityConvert software creates 3-D models of molecules for research, education and drug discovery.

Dec 11, 2017  |  The Abstract

Using New Technologies to Preserve Wildlife and Wild Spaces

NC State and its Namibian partners are using new technologies to better study and protect African wildlife.

Dec 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Short Intervention Boosts Safe-Sex Skills in Teen Girls

A 45-minute online sexual health program improved the ability of teen girls to communicate effectively about safe sex.