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Oct 30, 2014 | Campus Life

New Tech Aims to Improve Communication Between Dogs and Humans

NC State researchers have developed a suite of technologies that can be used to enhance communication between dogs and humans, which has applications in everything from search and rescue to service dogs to training our pets. 

Oct 28, 2014 | Research and Innovation

New Technique Uses Bacteria’s Own CRISPR-Cas System to Turn Off Genes

NC State researchers have developed a technique that co-opts an immune system already present in bacteria and archaea to turn off specific genes or sets of genes – creating a powerful tool for future research on genetics and related fields. 

Oct 27, 2014 | Service and Community

NC State Wins National Award for Preparing Rural School Leaders

The Northeast Leadership Academy, an NC State program to train principals for hard-to-staff rural schools, will be in the spotlight Nov. 20 in Washington, D.C. 

Oct 24, 2014 | Research and Innovation

New Survey of Triangle Entrepreneurs Shows Optimism

NC State has launched a new quarterly survey to measure the outlook of Triangle entrepreneurs – and the initial results show significant optimism for increased revenue, spending and employment well into spring 2015. 

Oct 22, 2014 | Service and Community

NC State Program Addresses Shortage of Mental Health Professionals

North Carolina State University’s Department of Social Work is launching a new workforce program to recruit and train graduate students for careers in mental health and substance abuse treatment. 

Oct 21, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Take Big-Data Approach to Estimate Range of Electric Vehicles

NC State researchers have developed new software that estimates how much farther electric vehicles can drive before needing to recharge.  

Oct 20, 2014 | Research and Innovation

NC State Researchers Advance Genome Editing Technique

NC State researchers advance gene cut-and-replace technique. 

Oct 20, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

DeSimone Elected to All Three Branches of the National Academies

Joseph DeSimone has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine a U. S. scientist can receive. He was previously elected to the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences. 

Oct 17, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Narayan Earns N.C.’s Top Science Award

Jay Narayan is recognized by the state of North Carolina for his groundbreaking work in materials science. Find out how his research is leading to the development of high-efficiency LEDs that will save energy, reduce greenhouse emissions and contribute to the nation’s energy independence. 

Oct 14, 2014 | Campus Life

Khayrallahs Give $8.1 Million for New Lebanese Diaspora Studies Center

An $8.1 million gift will fund a new center focusing on migrations, particularly the Lebanese diaspora.