Integration of Novel Materials with Silicon Chips Makes New ‘Smart’ Devices Possible
Researchers have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip, allowing the creation of new smart devices and systems.
Researchers Develop Faster, Precise Silica Coating Process for Quantum Dot Nanorods
NC State researchers have fine-tuned a technique that enables them to apply precisely controlled silica coatings to quantum dot nanorods in a day – up to 21 times faster than previous methods.
How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans
An unlikely partnership is attempting to solve a tricky engineering challenge and advance our understanding of Earth’s oceans.
Researchers Devise Tool to Improve Imaging of Neuronal Activity in the Brain
In a partnership melding neuroscience and electrical engineering, researchers have developed a new technology that will allow neuroscientists to capture images of the brain almost 10 times larger than previously possible.
Researchers Devise New Tool to Measure Polarization of Light
NC State researchers have developed a new tool for detecting and measuring the polarization of light based on a single spatial sampling of the light, rather than the multiple samples required by previous technologies.
NC State to Lead Southeast Manufacturing Innovation Hub
NC State University will lead the Southeast hub for a new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute that aims to spur technological innovation to improve the efficiency of advanced manufacturing in the United States.
New Technique Improves Accuracy of Computer Vision Technologies
NC State researchers have developed a new technique that improves the ability of computer vision technologies to better identify and separate objects in an image, a process called segmentation.
Bioactive Film Improves How Implants Bond With Bone in Animal Study
NC State researchers have developed a technique for coating polymer implants with a bioactive film that significantly increases bonding between the implant and surrounding bone in an animal model.
What Is CRISPR? And How Can It Be Used to Turn Genes ‘Off’?
CRISPR systems have been a hot research topic since they were shown to have utility as genetic engineering tools in 2012. And they’re often explained in a way that most folks can understand. But those explanations often overlook key details.
NC State Engineers to Help Further Civilian Nuclear Energy in Vietnam
NC State University to help train Vietnamese engineers on civilian nuclear energy.