Fruit Flies, Mice and How Their Genetic Codes Can Help You
In the past two weeks, NC State geneticists Trudy Mackay and David Threadgill, working with collaborators from across the globe, have published landmark scientific papers and made available new resources that will make it easier for researchers to tease out the links between an organism’s genetic blueprint and its behavior or traits.
NC State forensic sciences: Virtual crime scene
With 3-D modeling, NC State researchers are recreating crime scenes for law enforcement.
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.
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.
Dr. Mary Schweitzer
Dr. Mary Schweitzer, an associate professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, found soft tissue inside 65-million-year-old dinosaur bones, giving rise to the field of molecular paleontology.
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. Ruben Carbonell
Dr. Ruben Carbonell invented a blood filter to help curb the spread of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease via blood transfusion.
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.
Dr. Jagdish Narayan
Dr. Jagdish Narayan has developed materials capable of holding massive amounts of data.