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color wheel showing range of quantum dot colors made with artificial chemist 2.0

Dec 10, 2020

Artificial Chemist 2.0: Quantum Dot R&D in Less Than an Hour

New technology expedites quantum dot R&D and manufacturing. 

satellite image shows urban lights from space

Dec 7, 2020

An Ambitious Energy Modeling Project Hopes To Inform Climate Policy

A transparent effort aims to give policymakers more insight into the future. 

humanoid robot with touchscreen interface

Dec 1, 2020

Tackling Ethics Concerns Regarding Use of ‘Carebots’ to Assist Older Adults

What's actually possible with Carebots? And what's ethical? 

healthcare workers use ultrasound connected to a smartphone in an emergency room

Nov 30, 2020

Ultrasound and the Future of Medical Imaging

How, and why, ultrasound may become a key tool for lung health. 

labeled photograph of the wireless, trimodal chip

Nov 18, 2020

For Neural Research, Wireless Chip Shines Light on the Brain

Researchers have developed a wireless chip that can stimulate the brain with light and electricity. 

nurses stand with newly-delivered boxes of PPE

Nov 12, 2020

The Strategic Stockpile Failed; Experts Propose New Approach to Emergency Preparedness

Academic and military experts are calling for a new approach to national emergency preparedness. 

Oct 15, 2020

Ultrasound Technique Offers More Precise, Quantified Assessments of Lung Health

New ultrasound technique offers non-invasive assessments of lung health. 

Oct 5, 2020

National Academy of Engineering Recognizes Ligler With Leadership Award

The award stems from her work on biosensors and her service to all of engineering. 

neon map of a neuron in C. elegans a

Sep 24, 2020

Researchers Demonstrate How Deep Learning Can Advance Study of Neural Degeneration

Researchers are showing that AI is a valuable tool for research into neural degeneration. 

family in silhouette

Sep 3, 2020

How Kids Are Inspiring Adults to Address Climate Change

Why? Because parents listen to their children. 

traffic sign almost completely submerged by flood waters

Aug 25, 2020

Climate Change and the Challenge of Community Relocation

Climate change will profoundly affect where people live. It already is. 

drop of liquid metal turns to a stream of liquid metal when a small voltage is applied

Jul 27, 2020

Controlling Streams of Liquid Metal at Room Temperature

Researchers have demonstrated a technique that allows them to produce streams of liquid metal at room temperature. 

Two researchers look at samples under a microscope and on a screen in a darkened lab

Jul 27, 2020

Aligning Strengths to Advance Medicine

The Comparative Medicine Institute strengthens research and training across disciplines to pioneer advances in biomedical sciences. 

A sandy field of soybeans

Jun 30, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An NC State team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five crops to improve disease and drought resistance. 

strands of DNA in the shape of a computer chip

Jun 12, 2020

New Approach to DNA Data Storage Makes System More Dynamic, Scalable

Researchers are laying out a fundamentally new approach to DNA data storage systems.