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Stories From Jan 2012

Jan 24, 2012

Sullivant Elected to Mathematics Post

Mathematics professor Seth Sullivan has been elected chair of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics activity group on algebraic geometry. 

Jan 24, 2012

A Guided Tour Of The Bone Lab – Or, Forensic Anthro 101

Last week, NC State hosted the ScienceOnline2012 conference, bringing together a wide variety of people with an interest in communicating about science. During the conference, I had the opportunity to lead a small group of […] 

Jan 24, 2012

U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce to Visit NC State Textiles Labs

U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Francisco Sánchez will visit North Carolina State University on Wednesday, Jan. 25, as part of a trip to meet with N.C. business and textile manufacturing leaders. Sánchez […] 

Jan 24, 2012

Cancer-Surviving Cat Is First to Receive Total Knee Replacement

A cancer survivor named Cyrano will be the first cat ever to receive total knee replacement surgery. The pioneering feline will receive his new knee on Jan. 26 at North Carolina State University. On Wednesday, […] 

Jan 24, 2012

Researchers Devise New Means For Creating Elastic Conductors

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new method for creating elastic conductors made of carbon nanotubes, which will contribute to large-scale production of the material for use in a new generation of […] 

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: Research for the real world

NC State research doesn't live only in the lab: our forensic scientists have helped law enforcement close cases. 

Jan 23, 2012

CSI: NC State

NC State experts unlock the secrets of soil samples, skulls, fibers and more to help law enforcement turn cold cases into convictions. 

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: Virtual crime scene

With 3-D modeling, NC State researchers are recreating crime scenes for law enforcement. 

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: dye database

Researchers in the College of Textiles are building a database that can offer more certainty to investigators using fibers as evidence in court. 

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: skull mapping

NC State anthropology professor has helped develop skull-mapping software that can trace the ancestry of skulls found by police.