Posts tagged “Universities”

December 5, 2016

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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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November 28, 2016

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November 23, 2016

Premium Lock Top general tells Duke students: 'Light someone's fire' (+ videos)

Retired General Martin Dempsey, the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tells Duke students to "light someone's fire" during his address as part of Duke University's Distinguished Speaker series.

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November 21, 2016

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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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November 15, 2016

Premium Lock UNC-Chapel Hill files for updated medical training patent

North Carolina Business News Wire ​UNC-Chapel Hill has applied for a patent for a modular staged simulator and a process of simulating medical trauma for training and certification purposes.

November 14, 2016

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November 7, 2016

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Updated November 4, 2016

Premium Lock InnAVasc Medical infuses millions in equity

InnAVasc Medical Inc. of Durham, which is developing medical devices that provide safer vascular access for patients with kidney failure, has raised two-thirds of a multi-million dollar equity round.

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October 31, 2016

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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 24, 2016

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Updated October 19, 2016

Premium Lock Charlotte Entrepreneur survey reveals strenghs and weaknesses

The 2015 Charlotte Entrepreneur Growth Report is the region's first systematic evaluation of its high growth entrepreneurial scene and innovative ventures.It reveals both strengths and weaknesses the Queen City is attempting to address with a range of entrepreneurial focused organizations and activity this year.

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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 17, 2016

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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 10, 2016

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