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Aug 20, 2014 | Research and Innovation

New Framework Would Facilitate Use of New Android Security Modules

Researchers have created a framework for the Android operating system that helps developers and users take advantage of new security tools. 

Aug 20, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Historical Context and Insight on Events in Ferguson

Blair Kelley, a historian and civil rights scholar at NC State, can offer insight into the events unfolding in Ferguson. 

Aug 20, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Research Paves Way for Cyborg Moth ‘Biobots’

New methods for electronically manipulating the flight muscles of moths could lead to the creation of remotely controlled “biobots.”  

Aug 19, 2014 | Research and Innovation

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Colleen Doherty

Editor’s note: This post was written by Colleen Doherty, an assistant professor of molecular and structural biochemistry at NC State. The post is an entry in an ongoing series that we hope will highlight the […] 

Aug 13, 2014 | Research and Innovation

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Montse Fuentes

Editor’s note: This post was written by Montse Fuentes, Department Head and Professor of Statistics at NC State. The post is an entry in an ongoing series that we hope will highlight the diversity of […] 

Aug 12, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Roll Out Free Software to Advance Computer Chip Design

Engineering researchers have developed new software, called FreePDK15, to facilitate chip design – and are making it freely available in order to foster new research focused on pushing the frontiers of computer technology. “State-of-the-art transistors […] 

Aug 5, 2014

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Emily Griffiths

Editor’s note: This post was written by Emily Griffiths, a postdoctoral researcher in NC State’s Department of Entomology. She also writes Emily’s Dengue Blog. This post is an entry in an ongoing series that we […] 

Aug 4, 2014 | The Abstract

New Android Software Gives Users More Privacy Control

Computer security researchers have developed new software, called NativeWrap, which gives Android users more control over their privacy protections. Android users currently have two ways to access the web from their phones: they can use […] 

Aug 4, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Develop Food Safety Social Media Guide

To help protect public health, researchers from North Carolina State University have developed guidelines on how to use social media to communicate effectively about food safety. 

Jul 30, 2014

Urbanization: Good for Pests, Bad for Trees

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Steve Frank, an assistant professor of entomology at NC State.The post first appeared on Frank’s blog, Insect Ecology and Integrated Pest Management. My wife is from a […]