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Sep 8, 2011

Answering the call

The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks presented unprecedented challenges to our country. Chief among the tasks facing the United States after the attacks: innovation to meet those challenges. In fields from textiles to foreign-language training, NC State has been at the forefront, yielding better fabrics for firefighters and technology for detecting improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in combat zones. 

Sep 2, 2011

The Real Home Field Advantage

All school colors are not created equal - at least where football fields are concerned. 

Aug 29, 2011

Making Research An Open Book

How one NC State professor saw an aspect of literacy education being neglected, and decided to do something about it. 

Aug 3, 2011

Larger Than Life

Three NC State design students bring a downtown Raleigh facade to life with "The Amazing Sky Race." The building is "the biggest canvas of my life," said one designer. 

Jul 27, 2011

Real Research, Real Results

From eradicating bed bugs to programming bandages, research at NC State produces results with real impact. 

Jul 19, 2011

Breaking Down Innovation

NC State researchers test innovative construction materials and designs to ensure they're safe. And that process involves breaking stuff. Big stuff. 

Jul 12, 2011

Food For Thought

From peaches to green beans, summer’s bounty is here. And eager home cooks are busy canning fruits and vegetables for the months ahead. But canning is one hobby that can kill you if not done properly. NC State is making sure people do it the right way. 

Jul 7, 2011

Eyes on the Future

From the moon landing to missions to Mars, NC State has strong ties to space exploration. Learn how you can explore an interest in space research, whether you major in aerospace engineering or prefer food science or textiles instead. 

Jul 6, 2011

Mouse Mission

Researchers with the joint NC State/University of North Carolina Biomedical Engineering team are studying how weightlessness affects bone density in mice, zeroing in on load-sensing bone cells. 

Jul 6, 2011

Sending Out an SOS

Weightlessness in space disrupts plant growth. NC State researchers are exploring ways to solve the problem so that plants can help feed space travelers and clean the air and water on future missions.