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Mar 13, 2017  |  Partners

Researchers Offer Overview of Composite Metal Foams and Potential Applications

Researchers have developed a range of composite metal foams that can be used in applications from armor to hazardous material transport – and they’re now looking for collaborators to help identify and develop new applications.

Mar 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Remotely Control Sequence in Which 2-D Sheets Fold Into 3-D Structures

Inspired by origami, researchers have found a way to remotely control the order in which a two-dimensional sheet folds itself into a three-dimensional structure.

Feb 14, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jan 31, 2017  |  The Abstract

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.

Jan 30, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jan 17, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Dec 22, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Dec 13, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

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.

Sep 16, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Sep 15, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.