NC State Research Explores How Private Schools, Families Make Voucher Decisions

August 18, 2017 | Staff

Two new reports from education researchers provide insight on how school leaders and parents view a publicly funded voucher program to allow lower-income students to attend private schools....

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Attend Vendor Demos for New eRA System

August 16, 2017 | Staff

Don’t miss the opportunity to see vendor demonstrations of electronic research administration systems. NC State is in the process of selecting a new system to support researchers across campus....

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

August 15, 2017 | Staff

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

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NC State and Oracle Pilot ‘Big Data’ Project to Grow Agriculture

August 14, 2017 | Staff

Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes....

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Federal-University Partnerships, Renewed Funding Boost Climate Research

August 7, 2017 | Staff

With five new university consortium partners and a renewed five-year funding award, NC State University will continue to host the Department of the Interior’s Southeast Climate Science Center....

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Scientists Breed Better Fresh Market Tomatoes

August 7, 2017 | Staff

NC State’s tomato breeding program delivers more flavorful and disease-resistant tomatoes for farmers and home gardeners alike....

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Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells

August 4, 2017 | Staff

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....

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

August 3, 2017 | Staff

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....

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

August 3, 2017 | Staff

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

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Physics App Selected as a 2017 Campus Technology Impact Award

August 1, 2017 | Staff

Campus Technology magazine recognizes NC State’s MyTech App as a 2017 Campus Technology Impact Award recipient in the Teaching & Learning category....

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A Collaborative Journey: Developing the Australian Safari App

August 1, 2017 | Staff

The College of Sciences has partnered with the College of Design to bring augmented reality to campus with an interactive, illustrated safari app....

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What Does Trump’s Climate Policy Mean for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?

July 31, 2017 | Staff

A new study tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump’s climate policies have?...

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CALS, Premex Build Synergistic Relationship

July 28, 2017 | Staff

An NC State partnership with international animal nutrition company extends beyond workforce development to research sponsorship and philanthropy....

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NC State and UNC Researchers Find New Clues to ALS Causes and Cures

July 25, 2017 | Staff

NC State and UNC researchers are teaming up to reverse TDP-43 protein aggregation, a hallmark of degenerative diseases like ALS....

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Looming Progress

July 24, 2017 | Staff

The weaving process comes to a halt when yarn runs out on a loom. NC State textiles researchers have applied to patent an innovative solution to reduce that downtime....

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NASA Grant Funds Research Into Tracking UAVs

July 24, 2017 | Staff

A new, NASA-funded project at NC State aims to develop new tools for navigation and surveillance of manned aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)....

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‘Defining Moment’: Food Processing Innovation Center Poised to Boost N.C. Economy

July 19, 2017 | Staff

The new North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center could create jobs, revitalize rural communities, open new markets for entrepreneurs and farmers … and the list goes on....

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Bridging the Funding Gap from Research to Commercialization

July 12, 2017 | Staff

Five promising NC State projects will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund to help them move their inventions into the marketplace....

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Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation

July 6, 2017 | Staff

Research into a disease that affects cassava crops aims to prevent starvation for millions in Africa....

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Study Finds ‘Smart’ Transformers Could Make Reliable Smart Grid a Reality

July 5, 2017 | Staff

A new study finds smart solid-state transformers could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid....

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