Research and Innovation

Aug 25, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 24, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Nutrition Matters: Stress From Migratory Beekeeping May Be Eased by Access to Food

Traveling presents challenges for honey bees used to pollinate crops, but research shows that some of these challenges can be mitigated by providing other food sources while bees are on the road.

Aug 23, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 15, 2016

From Competition to Exhibition: Arts in the Olympic Games

Gold medals for music? NC State professor writes about the Olympic history of arts competitions and how they were phased out.

Aug 12, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

$45 Million Golden LEAF Grant Boosts NC State’s Plant Sciences Initiative

NC State's Plant Sciences Initiative gets a big boost from a $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation.

Aug 11, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Our Shining Future

A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences.

Aug 9, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Aug 5, 2016

A Fighting Chance

As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, NC State textiles and natural resources researchers have joined forces to better protect them under the worst circumstances.

Aug 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Most Volcanic Activity on Mercury Stopped About 3.5 Billion Years Ago

NC State planetary geologist finds that major volcanic activity on the planet Mercury most likely ended about 3.5 billion years ago.

Aug 4, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.