Flexible material shows potential for use in fabrics to heat, cool
Researchers reported that a material made of carbon nanotubes may be key in developing clothing that can heat or cool the wearer on demand.
Jellyfish-inspired soft robots can out swim their natural counterparts
Researchers make faster, more powerful soft robots — including an exceptionally fast robotic jellyfish.
Researchers develop computational model to build better capacitors
Model aims to guide development of new energy storage devices for electronics.
Using leaf fungi to improve crop resilience
An interdisciplinary team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops with the aim of using them to help plants fend off diseases and tolerate drought stress.
NC State receives $7.4 million from NIEHS to study PFAS toxicity, bioaccumulation and remediation
Researchers from North Carolina State University have received a five-year, $7.4 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program to establish a Center for Environmental and Human Health Effects of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS).
New approach to DNA data storage makes system more dynamic, scalable
Researchers are laying out a fundamentally new approach to DNA data storage systems.
Low-cost cameras could be sensors to remotely monitor crop stress
Researchers from CALS and COE, led by postdoctoral research scholar Paula Ramos-Giraldo, have worked together to construct a low-cost camera system to monitor crop stress remotely. Their StressCam will aid researchers, plant breeders and ultimately farmers.
Fewer cars mean more hand sanitizer
NC State partners with Novozymes to make a product once taken for granted – hand sanitizer.
‘Artificial chemist’ combines AI, robotics to conduct autonomous R&D
Combining AI and robotics to advance materials R&D and manufacturing.
Big data for better sweet potatoes
An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweet potatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweet potatoes to increase the percentage of sweet potatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.