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Feb 13, 2012

Stem Cell Therapies for Paralyzed Pooches

In a new clinical trial, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine will test the effectiveness of stem cell therapy as a treatment for paralysis. Their results could change the lives of paralyzed pets -- and people, too. 

Feb 13, 2012

Man’s Best Friends

Veterinarians are responsible for the health and well-being of every species on the planet. In fact, the research they do to help our animal companions has very real implications for human beings as well. At NC State, the College of Veterinary Medicine and centers like the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR) promote research that can transform the health of both animals and humans. 

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: skull mapping

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

Jan 16, 2012

When running is easier than walking

Sometimes, it's easier to break into a run than to keep up a walking pace. NC State research points to an important calf muscle to explain this apparent paradox. 

Jan 3, 2012

Data defender

In 2011, NC State researcher Xuxian Jiang and his team of students discovered at least 20 types of malware affecting smartphones that use the Android operating system. 

Dec 26, 2011

A Look Back at 2011

Another active year is in the books at NC State. See how the Wolfpack made a global impact in 2011. 

Dec 22, 2011

How Does Santa Do It?

It takes more than magic to get Santa into millions of homes on Christmas Eve. NC State professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering Dr. Larry Silverberg details the science behind St. Nicholas. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi are developing smart bandages capable of administering drugs to traumatic wounds.