Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in iPhone, iPad Operating System
An international team of computer science researchers has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS – the operating system used in Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices. The vulnerabilities make a variety of attacks possible.
New Approach to Determining How Atoms Are Arranged in Materials
Researchers have developed a novel approach to materials characterization, using Bayesian statistical methods to glean new insights into the structure of materials.
NC State Boosts Efforts to Commercialize Research Discoveries
NC State has announced that seven projects will receive support from its Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, aimed at moving innovative discoveries from the lab bench to the marketplace in areas ranging from the development of new antibiotics to the creation of faster, more accurate medical diagnostic tools.
SARS and the Communication Challenges of Global Public Health
The spread of the Zika virus has brought global attention to the issue of epidemics – and the international public health and communications challenges that go with them. Challenges that are similar to those posed by the SARS outbreak more than a decade ago.
Forensic Research Finds Bone Density Affects Size of Bullet Holes
NC State research finds that the density of bones in the skull affects the size of bullet holes in the skull. The finding is useful for law enforcement officials and medical examiners seeking to identify the caliber of firearms that have been used to commit murder.
Good Attitudes About Aging Help Seniors Handle Stress
New research from NC State finds that having a positive attitude about aging makes older adults more resilient when faced with stressful situations.
NC State to Form NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech
The new center will speed up the design and verification of microelectronic circuits and systems, reducing development costs and time-to-market for manufacturers of microelectronic products, especially integrated circuits.
Study: Bioenergy Decisions Involve Wildlife Habitat and Land Use Trade-offs
New research finds that choosing how to meet bioenergy goals means making trade-offs about which wildlife species and ecosystems will be most impacted.
Space, Bees and Cancer: Announcing the Research Image Winners
Simulating the aftermath of an exploding star. Capturing a bee in mid-flight. Tracking how cancer cells move through the blood stream. These are the images that captured first place in NC State’s first Research Image Contest.
NC State Named a Research ‘Rising Star’
NC State ranks third in North America on a list of 100 institutions that increased contributions to a selection of top academic journals, according to a new report on research “rising stars” conducted by Nature.