Posts tagged “NCSU”

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Premium Lock NCSU researchers create new 3D printing technology

A pasty mix of water and solid as well as liquid forms of silicone are the key ingredients for a new "ink" that can be used in 3D printers, say NCSU researchers. NCSU is seeking to patent the technology.

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Updated 7:22 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock UNC-NCSU spinout developing microneedle for diabetes testing raises $5.8M

Whoever might say UNC and NCSU can't work together is quite wrong. Zenomics, a UNC-NCSU spinout, is developing a microneedle transdermal patch technology for diabetes, which is able to sense blood glucose levels and respond with appropriate concentrations of insulin.

Zhen Gu working in Centennial Campus lab Zhen Gu working in Centennial Campus lab

Updated June 16

Premium Lock 'It's in our blood:' NCSU's Sheats talks importance of entrepreneurship

NCSU Entrepreneurship Clinic Lewis Sheats is adding some new hats to his task as a leader of entrepreneurship at N.C. State. In an exclusive interview, Sheats talks about his growing role, which was announced Thursday, and why NCSU is so keen on helping students become entrepreneurs.

June 16

NCSU picks 3 student-led startups for accelerator, $20K

Startups   Teams from three student-led startups will be spending the summer developing their business ideas in the NC State Andrews Launch Accelerator. And each startup has $20,000 to help fund development.

June 15

Premium Lock NCSU expands entrepreneurship roles for Lewis Sheats

Lewis Sheats is taking on additional roles at North Carolina State where he has been a driving force in expanding entrepreneurship programs.

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Updated June 13

Researchers: Much work to be done in 'sexting' research

Texting  A recent analysis of research into how so-called "sexting" may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity - but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.

June 12

Premium Lock Durham startup developing microneedle raises $2.8M

Zenomics is developing a microneedle transdermal patch technology for diabetes, which is able to sense blood glucose levels and respond with appropriate concentrations of insulin.

Zhen Gu working in Centennial Campus lab Zhen Gu working in Centennial Campus lab

June 8

Premium Lock New 'asset map' tool aims to help NC cities drive innovation

Communities looking to promote innovation can now inventory their assets through a new "asset map" tool from the Institute for Emerging Issues, RTI International and several other partners.

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Updated June 6

Smart Cities Summit recap: Tweets from on the scene

Gooing green The Triangle Smart Cities Conference took place at the Hunt Library on NCSU's Centennial Campus. WRAL TechWire tweeted "live" from the event. Here's a recap.

June 6

NCSU researchers improve sound with 'ultra-thin' diffuser

Researchers from North Carolina State University and Nanjing University have developed an "ultra-thin" sound diffuser that is 10 times thinner than the widely used diffusers found in recording studios, concert venues and movie theaters to reduce echoes and improve the quality of sound. The new design uses less material, which would reduce cost, as well as taking up far less space.

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Updated June 2

Premium Lock 'Find your stuff:' Startup WISER turns IoT into real-time locator (+ videos)

Talk about addressing of "pain points." WISER, a Raleigh startup, is helping people and companies improve inventory tracking with wireless Internet of Things technology. It all started when CEO and founder Dr. Elaine Rideout, a professor at NCSU, got tired of constantly misplacing her reading glasses.

Updated May 25

NCSU researchers find new way to control light with electrical fields

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields.

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Updated May 19

Premium Lock Pig model study to help research on human knee growth, injury treatment

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have published research on how the knees of pigs compare to human knees at various stages of maturity - a finding that will advance research by this group and others on injury treatment in young people.

Stephanie Cone examines MRIs of pig knees. Stephanie Cone examines MRIs of pig knees.

May 18

Premium Lock NCSU researchers utilize molecular dynamics, machine learning for drug discovery

Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated that molecular dynamics simulations and machine learning techniques could be integrated to create more accurate computer prediction models. These "hyper-predictive" models could be used to quickly predict which new chemical compounds could be promising drug candidates.

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May 17

Premium Lock Study: 'Moral enhancement' tech neither feasible nor wise

Brain power    A recent study by researchers at North Carolina State University and the Montreal Clinical Research Institute finds that "moral enhancement technologies" - which are discussed as ways of improving human behavior - are neither feasible nor wise, based on an assessment of existing research into these technologies.

Updated May 9

Premium Lock NCSU, UNC researchers use modified insulin, red blood cells to regulate blood sugar

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create a glucose-responsive "smart" insulin delivery system. In an animal model study, the new technique effectively reduced blood sugar levels for 48 hours in a strain of mice that had Type 1 diabetes.

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May 5

Premium Lock Duke, UNC among best-value colleges in country, Forbes says

Forbes  Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are among the best-value colleges in the country, according to a new ranking.

May 4

Premium Lock NCSU researchers develop new 'persistent photoconductivity' tool for bioelectronics

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new approach for manipulating the behavior of cells on semiconductor materials, using light to alter the conductivity of the material itself.

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May 4

Premium Lock Emerging stretchable electronics gaining traction as tech solution

Stretchable Electronics is a term that conceals great diversity. Indeed, it is an umbrella term that refers to a whole host of emerging electronic materials, components and devices that exhibit some degree of mechanical stretchability. Stretchable electronics has been in the making for than a decade, but it up to now it has been mostly a solution looking for a problem. Recent analysis by IDTechEx Research however finds that this is about to change.

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May 2

Premium Lock Survey: Triangle entrepreneurs remain optimistic for sales, hiring

Startups   Entering the second quarter of 2017, Triangle entrepreneurs remain just about as optimistic as they were when the new year began, according to the Quarterly Outlook of Triangle Entrepreneurs. And that's good news, says the exec running the survey.

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