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Updated February 16

Duke oncology startup led by former Trimeris CEO raises $4M

Cancer research  Former Trimeris CEO Dani Bolognesi is among the leaders of an emerging oncology startup targeting brain cancer. Istari Oncology has raised nearly $4 million in new capital.

Updated February 15

Duke inventors' kitchen safety recipe: Internet of Things stove control, app raises $175K

We've all seen the home security commercials where customers lock the doors with a mobile app. Now two Duke inventors are taking this Internet of Things/app combo to the kitchen with remote monitoring - and the ability to turn off the heat remotely before disaster strikes. It's hot, too. Their kickstarter campaign is lighting up with buyers who have pledged more than $175,000.

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February 15

TechWire@15: NC took lead in 'cloud' with biogrid 'moonshot'

WRAL TechWire Long before there was the "cloud" or "big data," leaders in North Carolina helped establish what was then called grid computing to form the "North Carolina Bioinformatics Grid". It was a "moonshot," backers conceded. But their efforts helped researchers collaborate in new ways. Here's a look back at the launch of that pioneering effort.

Updated February 15

Premium Lock Inventors Hall of Fame selects NCSU professor for biosensor research

Frances Ligler, a professor at NC State's College of Engineering, is among the latest scientists selected for the National Investors Hall of Fame. Ligler is being recognized for her work in developing optical biosensors which are used to identify pathogens, toxins or explosives among other threats.

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February 14

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February 6

UNC researchers report 'stunning advance' in fighting brain cancer

Cancer research  UNC-Chapel Hill researchers say they have reached critical milestone for treating brain cancer.

February 6

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Updated February 1

Premium Lock NSF funding shows North Carolina emerging as a nanotech hotbed

To some it might seem surprising that four of the 23 universities named as sites and awarded grants under the National Science Foundation's National Nanotechnology Coordinating Infrastructure Program were in North Carolina. Here's why it's not a surprise to those who follow nanotech developments.

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Updated January 31

Travel ban could block Iranian researcher from Duke project

Immigration debate An Iranian researcher may not be able to assist a Duke University project to help paralyzed people walk again because of President Donald Trump's order halting travel to the U.S. from several predominantly Muslim countries.

January 30

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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January 30

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Updated January 24

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

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

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 23

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Updated January 20

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center-backed companies raise $11M to close 2016

Looking for cash? ​Seventeen bioscience companies that previously received funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center raised nearly $11 million in follow-on funding from other sources in the second quarter of the 2016-17 fiscal year that ended Dec. 31.

Updated January 20

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center awards $1.4M in grants, loans

Biotechnology The awards will support life science research, technology commercialization and entrepreneurship throughout North Carolina and help universities and companies attract additional funding from other sources.

January 17

Premium Lock UNC, consortium to explore genome sequencing for newborns

DNA        Are you ready to explore baby's genome? UNC clinical geneticists are part of a national consortium of researchers studying the ins and outs of genome sequencing for newborn health screenings and beyond.

January 16

Premium Lock Carolina Angel Network launches, led by UNC professor/investor/entrepreneur

UNC-Chapel Hill has formally launched its Carolina Angel Network, pledging some $2 million to match angel investments made into UNC-related startups. A UNC professor, investor and entrepreneur, leads the fund.

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