Man’s Best Friends
Veterinarians are responsible for the health and well-being of every species on the planet. In fact, the research they do to help our animal companions has very real implications for human beings as well. At NC State, the College of Veterinary Medicine and centers like the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR) promote research that can transform the health of both animals and humans.
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: Virtual crime scene
With 3-D modeling, NC State researchers are recreating crime scenes for law enforcement.
NC State forensic sciences: dye database
Researchers in the College of Textiles are building a database that can offer more certainty to investigators using fibers as evidence in court.
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.
Early college high school students confront real-world issues
The Wake NC State Early College High School gives students a chance to earn college credit and confront real-world issues in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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.
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.