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January 30

Premium Lock NCSU researchers develop wearable sensor to measure skin hydration

​Researchers from North Carolina State University 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.

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Updated January 24

Premium Lock Go Pack: NCSU's Entrepreneurship Clinic wins national honor

Just two years after launch the North Carolina State Entrepreneurship Clinic has received a national award that recognizes the program's success in helping launch new ventures.

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January 24

Premium Lock Argos Therapeutics expanding to NCSU's Centennial Campus

Argos Durham-based Argos Therapeutics is expanding its physical footprint by leasing 40,000 square feet of space at North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus.

January 23

Premium Lock UNC, NCSU researchers arm platelets to deliver cancer immunotherapy

Cancer research  UNC, NCSU biomedical engineering research team's findings show that engineered platelets can deliver antibodies to kill cancer cells before they can grow or spread elsewhere in the body.

January 10

Premium Lock Researchers: Synthetic stem cells could offer therapeutic benefits, reduced risks

Synthetic stem cell illustration Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University have developed a synthetic version of a cardiac stem cell. These synthetic stem cells offer therapeutic benefits comparable to those from natural stem cells and could reduce some of the risks associated with stem cell therapies.

January 4

Premium Lock NCSU researcher hopes for 'deeper purpose' in emerging AI assistants

Arnav Jhala, a professor at NCSU who focuses on artificial intelligence, sees potential in the emerging field of artificial intelligence assistants (think Siri, Alexa, others) to expand beyond basic responses and information to providing some TLC - so to speak.

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December 20, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU to play work force training role in National Biopharmaceutical effort

Jobs        ​North Carolina State University is part of a new initiative aimed at advancing U.S. leadership in the biopharmaceutical sector. The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) will be coordinated by the University of Delaware and is supported with a five-year, $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce - and at least $129 million from a consortium of 150 companies, educational institutions, research centers, coordinating bodies, non-profits and Manufacturing Extension Partnerships across the country.

December 9, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU study says global uncertainties a major concern

Recent global uncertainties and their potential effects on businesses are top of mind for board members and executive management teams as they assess their risks for 2017, according to the results of a survey of business executives by global consulting firm Protiviti and the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative at the North Carolina State University Poole College of Management.

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December 6, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU researchers tweak enzyme 'assembly line' to improve antibiotics

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a way to make pinpoint changes to an enzyme-driven "assembly line" that will enable scientists to improve or change the properties of existing antibiotics as well as create designer compounds.

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November 29, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU, UNC scientists develop 'smart patch' to deliver blood thinners as needed

An interdisciplinary team of researchers has developed a smart patch designed to monitor a patient's blood and release blood-thinning drugs as needed to prevent the occurrence of dangerous blood clots - a condition known as thrombosis. In an animal model, the patch was shown to be more effective at preventing thrombosis than traditional methods of drug delivery.

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Updated November 18, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU tech enables drones, insect biobots to map disaster areas

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a combination of software and hardware that will allow them to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and insect cyborgs, or biobots, to map large, unfamiliar areas - such as collapsed buildings after a disaster.

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October 25, 2016

Premium Lock UNC executive to lead Institute for Emerging Issues

Leslie Boney III, vice president of international, community and economic engagement for the University of North Carolina system, has been named director of the Institute for Emerging Issues.

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October 19, 2016

Premium Lock Agbio: Not all food tech engenders fears

Josip Simunovic, Ph.D, talks about the food preservation system developed by his company, Aseptia. -- Sandalfoot Photography photo Some genetically engineered foods such as White Russet potatoes and Arctic apples that don't brown remain controversial. But not all food technology innovations discussed at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center's AgBiotech Summit 2016 earlier this month engender social fears.

October 19, 2016

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center awarded more than $1M in loans and awards in Q1

NC Biotech Center The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 17 grants and loans totaling $1,060,352 to companies, universities and nonprofit organizations across the state during the first quarter of its 2016-2017 fiscal year ending September 30.

October 11, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU, professor apply for patent for detecting bladder cancer in dogs

North Carolina Business News Wire ​North Carolina State University and one of its professors applied for a patent regarding a method of diagnosing bladder cancer in dogs.

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October 10, 2016

Premium Lock Scientists develop 'sensing skin' to detect cracks, harmful chemicals

Researchers at NCSU and in Finland have developed a multi-layered "sensing skin" to detect corrosive or otherwise harmful substances in structures. The skin can also detect cracks and other structural flaws that are invisible to the naked eye. Plus: Abstract of the NCSU research.

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October 5, 2016

Premium Lock Lulu to back NCSU's Lulu eGames another five years

Lulu Lulu, the global self-publishing firm headquartered in Raleigh, will fund the Lulu eGames startup competition at N.C. State for another five years.

Updated October 3, 2016

Premium Lock Exec: Expiring tax incentives to hurt clean energy jobs

Clean energy   The number of people employed in North Carolina's clean energy sector is up from 2015's 26,000 despite legislative setback. Preliminary 2016 numbers will be disclosed at the NC Sustainable Energy Association conference in Raleigh today and Tuesday. NCSEA updates what's happening in an exclusive interview with WRAL TechWire.

Updated September 16, 2016

Premium Lock 'Walkpool' app takes top prize at NCSU-IBM Entrepalooza

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September 12, 2016

Premium Lock Wearables' next hot play? NCSU turns body heat into electricity

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics. The experimental prototypes are lightweight, conform to the shape of the body, and can generate far more electricity than previous lightweight heat harvesting technologies.

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