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June 23

Premium Lock NCSU researchers develop new design to power flexible wearable devices

No need to unplug and recharge your fitness device? Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new "thermoelectric harvester" technology that will help power flexible wearable devices through capture of body heat.

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June 22

Duke's Coach K rings opening bell at NASDAQ

Duke men's basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski is all smiles as he rings the opening bell at NASDAQ in New York on Thursday.

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June 20

UNC KickStart picks three faculty startups for $89K in funding

Innovation Three faculty-led startups at UNC-Chapel Hill are moving closer to commercialization after receiving more than $89,000 in funding from the university's KickStart Venture Services program.

Updated June 20

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 June 20

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

June 19

Premium Lock NFL awards $2.6M to UNC, Wisconsin med school for concussion research

NFL The National Football League is stepping up research efforts to explore rehabilitation for athletes across multiple sports who suffer concussions, and UNC-Chapel Hill will share in a grant provided to fund the latest efforts.

Updated June 19

Premium Lock Startup Grind Triangle hosting entrepreneur conference

Startup Grind With a lineup of speakers that includes some of the top tech stars of the Triangle, Startup Grind is planning a one-day conference for entrepreneurs this October.

June 19

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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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June 13

Premium Lock UNC researchers report 'results .... like nothing I've seen' in postpartum depression treatment

Brain power    A phase 2 clinical study of an investigational medication for treatment of women with sever postpartum depression shows promising results. UNC-CH researchers report in an article published in the medial journal The Lancet.

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 12

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June 10

UNC study raises questions about need for finger-stick blood tests in type 2 diabetes treatment

Diabetes   In the first large pragmatic trial of its kind in the United States, results from a UNC School of Medicine study show that checking finger-stick blood sugars may not help diabetes patients who do not use insulin.

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.

'Ultra'thin' diffuser (blue) 'Ultra'thin' diffuser (blue)

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