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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. 

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 9, 2012

Early college high school students confront real-world issues

The Wake NC State Early College High School gives students a chance to earn college credit and confront real-world issues in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

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 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. Mary Schweitzer

Dr. Mary Schweitzer, an associate professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, found soft tissue inside 65-million-year-old dinosaur bones, giving rise to the field of molecular paleontology. 

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. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Ruben Carbonell

Dr. Ruben Carbonell invented a blood filter to help curb the spread of¬†Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease via blood transfusion.