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two skulls rest on a table in the research lab of forensic anthropologist Ann Ross

Jul 14, 2021

Study: Let’s Replace ‘Ancestry’ in Forensics With Something More Accurate

The study highlights flaws in existing approaches to assessing and discussing ancestral origin. 

The NC State belltower, framed against a clear sky.

Jun 30, 2021

Biochemical Sensor Researcher Makes MIT Technology Review’s List of Top Young Innovators

Amay Bandodkar is being recognized for his work on wearable health sensors. 

illustration shows a double helix that is DNA from one angle and a computer chip from another angle

Jun 10, 2021

New Twist on DNA Data Storage Lets Users Preview Stored Files

Researchers have turned a longstanding challenge in DNA data storage into a useful tool. 

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Jun 8, 2021

To Tackle Vaccine Apathy, Keep It Quick and Catchy

What do you tell someone who doesn't care about getting vaccinated? 

Several examples of AI-generated images including identical backgrounds and the same figures, but in different poses.

Jun 1, 2021

Researchers Fine-Tune Control Over AI Image Generation

The new approach allows AI to move or alter elements in an image while keeping them identifiably the same. 

young woman in mask receives vaccine shot

May 27, 2021

How COVID-19 Will Affect North Carolina in the Months Ahead

New variants and changes in mask use may have a significant impact. 

May 21, 2021

Forensic Lab To Work With National Missing and Unidentified Persons System

NC State will help to bring closure to cases around the country. 

diagram of computer chip with small RFID tag embedded in corner

May 12, 2021

Smaller Chips Open Door to New RFID Applications

Researchers have made what is believed to be the smallest state-of-the-art RFID chip. 

human hand and robotic hand touching via a liquid surface

Apr 29, 2021

New Law of Physics Helps Humans and Robots Grasp the Friction of Touch

The law governs friction that occurs when two solid surfaces come into contact with a thin layer of fluid between them. 

diagram of a solar-powered greenhouse

Mar 17, 2021

Study Finds Plants Would Grow Well in Solar Cell Greenhouses

You can definitely grow plants (and make electricity) in a greenhouse made of see-through solar panels. 

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 holding smartphone

Feb 18, 2021

New Tool Assesses Brand Reputation in Real Time and in the Long Term

Researchers also showed how the tool related brand reputation to corporate value. 

Dr. Louis Martin-Vega

Feb 11, 2021

Martin-Vega Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Louis Martin-Vega, dean of NC State's College of Engineering, has been elected a member of the NAE. 

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Feb 3, 2021

Frey Selected for EPA Science Policy Post

Chris Frey has been appointed Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science Policy in EPA’s Office of Research and Development. 

diagram of the material design in the new photonic device architecture

Feb 1, 2021

New Photonics Research Makes Smaller, More Efficient Virtual and Augmented Reality Tech Possible

The advance is a fundamentally new device architecture for photonic devices.