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 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 13, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Bio-Inspired ‘Nano-Cocoons’ Offer Targeted Drug Delivery Against Cancer Cells
Researchers have developed a drug delivery system consisting of nanoscale “cocoons” made of DNA that target cancer cells and trick the cells into absorbing the cocoon before unleashing anticancer drugs.
Oct 8, 2014 | The Abstract
Report Outlines Efforts to Boost Diversity in Materials Science and Engineering Community
NC State played a leadership role in crafting a new national report addressing the lack of diversity in materials science and engineering.
Oct 2, 2014 | Campus Life
Award Will Help NC State Researcher Put Computer Science Theory Into Practice
Blair Sullivan of NC State will receive one of only 14 $1.5 million Moore Investigator Awards for her work on transforming theoretical algorithms into practical tools that could be used in fields ranging from biomedical science to business analytics.
Sep 24, 2014 | The Abstract
Engineering A Better Food Bank
How an NC State engineering professor is helping food banks help those in need.
Sep 15, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Researchers Control Surface Tension to Manipulate Liquid Metals
Researchers have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals, opening the door to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits, antennas and other technologies.
Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Researchers Create World’s Largest DNA Origami
Researchers have created the world’s largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging from biomedical research to nanoelectronics.
Sep 10, 2014 | The Abstract
Polarization Imaging Reveals New Views of Hunt Library, Insight into Exciting Field of Research
These two photos of the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library use a false-color technique to reveal a characteristic of light called polarization.