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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Michael Steer
Dr. Michael Steer, Lampe Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is creating new tools to help the military identify roadside bombs in combat zones.
Dr. Jerome Cuomo
During his time at IBM, Dr. Jerome Cuomo helped create the magneto-optic disk, technology that revolutionized computer data storage.