Research

Aug 27, 2021  |  Research

Plant Patch Enables Continuous Monitoring for Crop Diseases

This is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Qingshan Wei and his colleagues have developed a patch that plants can “wear” to continuously monitor for indications of plant diseases or […]

Aug 13, 2021  |  Research

New Twist on DNA Data Storage Lets Users Preview Stored Files

This is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Albert Keung and his colleagues have turned a longstanding challenge in DNA data storage into a tool, using it to offer users […]

Jul 30, 2021  |  Research

Researchers Engineer Probiotic Yeast to Produce Beta-Carotene

This is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. According to the World Health Organization, vitamin A deficiency is a public health problem in more than half of all countries, especially those […]

Jul 15, 2021  |  Research

Printing 3D Jelly

This is a modified version of an article written by Mick Kulikowski, Director of Strategic Communications and Media Relations in University Communications. Professors Orlin Velev and Lilian Hsiao and their colleagues have created 3D-printable hydrogels by merging micro- and nano-sized […]

Jun 28, 2021  |  Research

Harnessing CRISPR Within CBE

This is a modified version of an article that first appeared on the College of Engineering News web site and in the Spring / Summer 2021 edition of “NC State Engineering” magazine. Few recent technological developments have created as much […]

May 31, 2021  |  Research

New Law of Physics Helps Humans and Robots Grasp the Friction of Touch

This is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Although robotic devices are used in everything from assembly lines to medicine, engineers have a hard time accounting for the friction that […]