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Twin sisters Iman, left, and Salam pose together at a Wolf Ears sculpture on campus and make wolf hands gestures. 

May 11, 2021

Twin Sisters Nurture Friendship, Individuality

Twin sisters Salam and Iman Ibrahim forged their own paths at NC State, discovering new passions while strengthening their bond.  

Child's feet, with one foot bandaged.

Mar 15, 2021

To Eradicate Guinea Worm Disease in Humans, Scientists Focus on Dogs

Public health efforts almost eradicated Guinea worm disease in humans. Then the disease went to the dogs. 

hand in latex glove holding a vial of COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 18, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: the Logistics of Getting Vaccines to Everyone Who Needs Them

How do we get vaccines to all the places they need to go? 

sign reading "together we can help stop the spread of covid-19"

Dec 17, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: Herd Immunity and Prioritizing Access to Vaccines

We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine. 

An illustration by the CDC shows ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the… 

person holds head in hands

Nov 9, 2020

New Software Focuses On Better Targeting Mental Health Resources

The tool would help make the most of limited mental health resources. 

child using breathing device

Oct 12, 2020

Proactive Steps Linked To Reduced Medical Costs, Hospital Visits for Children With Asthma

Widely available interventions are associated with lower medical costs, fewer ER visits. 

hands typing next to a stethoscope

Aug 6, 2020

Study Finds Dedicated Clinics Can Reduce Impact of a Flu Pandemic

Opening dedicated flu clinics can limit the number of people infected and help to “flatten the curve.” 

woman receives vaccine shot

Jul 29, 2020

Why We Should Already Be Planning for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

What is the best way to distribute vaccines fairly and efficiently? 

man walking by tree that is blocking a road

Apr 15, 2020

Research Helps Volunteers Do the Most Good After a Disaster

New tools help coordinate volunteers to do the most good. 

noncombatants boarding a military transport helicopter

Feb 28, 2020

New Tool Aims to Assist Military Logistics in Evacuating Noncombatants

A new computer model aims to expedite military operations aimed at evacuating noncombatants, disaster response or humanitarian relief. 

military personnel maneuver equipment into an airplane for transport

Jul 17, 2019

New Tool Tackles Uncertainty in Military Logistics Planning

A new model can help military leaders better account for logistical risk and uncertainty during operational planning and execution. 

3D bioprinted meniscus in a petri dish

Apr 10, 2019

Ultrasound Aligns Living Cells in Bioprinted Tissues

NC State University researchers have developed a biofabrication technique to improve the characteristics of engineered tissues by using ultrasound to align living cells during the bioprinting process. 

a baby's feet

Dec 12, 2018

Study Highlights Potential Benefits of Continuous EEG Monitoring for Infant Patients

A recent retrospective study evaluating continuous electroencephalography of children in intensive care units found a higher than anticipated number of seizures. 

Apr 10, 2018

Researchers Propose a Blockchain Data Network to Boost Manufacturing

Researchers are proposing the creation of a public, open-source network that uses blockchains to share verifiable manufacturing data.