Pilot Project Offers Blueprint for Addressing Mental Health Needs of Homeless Children
Lessons learned from five-year pilot project to meet the mental health needs of children in homeless families could serve as a blueprint for similar efforts around the country.
Ahmed Mohamed: From Desert Nomad to Health Researcher
Raised as a nomad in northern Africa, Ahmed Mohamed has found a home in North Carolina helping to solve challenges facing public health.
Researchers Develop Wearable, Low-Cost Sensor to Measure Skin Hydration
NC State researchers have developed a wearable, wireless sensor that can monitor a person’s skin hydration for use in applications that need to detect dehydration before it poses a health problem.
New Tool Can Help Policymakers Prioritize Information Needs for Synthetic Biology Tech
Researchers have developed a model that can be used to assess emerging synthetic biology products to determine what needs to be done to inform future policies.
Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence and Mental Illness
New study finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to reduce community violence and instances of mental-health crises.
Three NC State Faculty Named Fellows by National Academy of Inventors
Three faculty members at North Carolina State University are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors.
Mosquitoes, Zika and Biotech Regulation
Biotech policy expert Jennifer Kuzma argues that authorities are missing an opportunity to revise outdated rules related to modern innovations in biotechnology.
New Tech Promises to Boost Electric Vehicle Efficiency, Range
NC State researchers have developed a new type of inverter device with greater efficiency in a smaller, lighter package – which should improve the fuel-efficiency and range of hybrid and electric vehicles.
NC State Faculty, Students Unearth Ancient Mythological Statues in Jordan
As part of a larger excavation at the ancient city of Petra, NC State faculty and students discovered two marble statues of the mythological goddess Aphrodite.
Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in iPhone, iPad Operating System
An international team of computer science researchers has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS – the operating system used in Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices. The vulnerabilities make a variety of attacks possible.