think and do

Jul 21, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.

Jul 5, 2016  |  The Abstract

How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans

An unlikely partnership is attempting to solve a tricky engineering challenge and advance our understanding of Earth’s oceans.

Jun 27, 2016  |  The Abstract

Researchers Devise Tool to Improve Imaging of Neuronal Activity in the Brain

In a partnership melding neuroscience and electrical engineering, researchers have developed a new technology that will allow neuroscientists to capture images of the brain almost 10 times larger than previously possible.

May 10, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Smart Research Keeps Produce Fresh

SmartFresh, an innovative product that helps extend the life of produce, is one of the most successful licensed technologies to come out of NC State research.

May 9, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

New Techniques Make RFID Tags 25 Percent Smaller

NC State researchers have developed a suite of techniques that allow them to create passive radio-frequency identification tags that are 25 percent smaller – and therefore less expensive.

May 3, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

May the Fourth Be With You

While characters like Luke Skywalker and Rey use the Force to get things done, NC State uses its Think and Do spirit to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity. Check out some of the sci-fi research taking place on our campus — including a few ideas straight out of the movies.

May 3, 2016  |  Campus Life

Spellings Praises NC State’s ‘Pragmatic Creativity’

Fresh off her tour of NC State’s expansive campus, UNC system President Margaret Spellings shares her thoughts on the university’s “big culture" of interdisciplinary innovation, where the liberal arts and STEM disciplines intersect to solve society’s grand challenges. Plus, Howling Cow.

May 2, 2016  |  Students

NC State Goodnight Scholars Named

STEM and STEM-education programs get a boost with 50 high-achieving Goodnight Scholars.

May 2, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

New Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently

NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language.

Apr 5, 2016  |  The Abstract

Metal Foam Obliterates Bullets – and That’s Just the Beginning

Composite metal foams are tough enough to turn an armor-piercing bullet into dust on impact. But armor is just the beginning of its potential uses.