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Wildland fire shelter test set-up

Jun 14, 2022

New Fire Shelter Prototypes Could Buy Time for Wildfire Firefighters

New designs for wildfire shelters could increase the survival time for firefighters inside, researchers from NC State found in a recent study. 

The invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly.

Jun 8, 2022

Invasive Insect that Kills Grapes Could Reach California Wine Region by 2027

An NC State study predicts the spotted lanternfly has a low probability of first reaching the grape-producing counties of California by 2027, and a high probability by 2033. 

Image of potential carbon filter

Jun 2, 2022

Textile Filter Testing Shows Promise for Carbon Capture

NC State researchers are studying a textile-based carbon capture technology that could reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. 

twisted clear polymer "soft robot" lies next to a rotini pasta noodle

May 23, 2022

Twisted Soft Robots Navigate Mazes Without Human Or Computer Guidance

The soft robots demonstrate a concept called “physical intelligence.” 

illustration shows the layout of a solar powered system that turns hydrogen-carrying liquid into hydrogen gas

May 23, 2022

New Tech Aims to Drive Down Costs of Hydrogen Fuel

The new tech for extracting hydrogen gas from liquid carriers is faster, less expensive than previous approaches. 

Image shows a network of green strands with red and blue highlights

May 4, 2022

Stem Cell-Derived Model Offers Insights on Gene Activity and Addiction

The work also offers a blueprint for related research moving forward. 

The Technology Tower is reflected in the side windows of the Talley Student Center.

May 3, 2022

National Inventors Hall of Fame Honors 3 With Ties to NC State

Three innovators who have served on NC State’s faculty were inducted into the prestigious organization at a two-day event in Washington, D.C. 

porous white cylinder floats amid red tubes

Mar 24, 2022

In Animal Study, Implant Churns Out CAR-T Cells to Combat Cancer

In an animal study, the implants were faster and more effective than conventional CAR-T cell cancer treatment. 

Supercapacitor yarns integrated in a fabric for powering LEDs'

Mar 22, 2022

Design Tweak Helps Prevent Malfunction in Yarns Designed to Store Energy

NC State researchers found a way to prevent electrical malfunctions in yarns designed to store electrical energy. 

woman discussing a research poster

Mar 22, 2022

Exploring What Equity Means in Research at NC State

NC State’s inaugural Equity Research Symposium brought together faculty, staff and students to explore research that examines issues related to equity.