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Stories From Aug 2010

Aug 20, 2010

Hot And Cold Running Wireless

Big buildings use a lot of wiring. For example, the Sears Tower contains enough telephone wiring to wrap around the world 1.75 times. That presents a major problem if you need to install new wiring […] 

Aug 19, 2010

NSF Grant Funds NC State Research On Predicting Effects Of Climate Change

North Carolina State University researchers are part of a major new research initiative from the National Science Foundation (NSF) aiming at improving climate scientists’ ability to predict potential consequences of climate change. The work being […] 

Aug 19, 2010

NC State Researchers Receive Grant to Convert Lignin into Chemical Feedstocks

Researchers at North Carolina State University have received a grant aimed at finding an energy efficient and environmentally friendly method for breaking down lignin—a renewable, energy-rich raw material found in plants—into feedstock for  the petrochemical […] 

Aug 19, 2010

“Service NC State” Weekend Features 500-Pint Blood Drive, Stop Hunger Now Food-Packaging Event

North Carolina State University will wrap up students’ first week back on campus with a service event featuring a blood drive for the American Red Cross and a Stop Hunger Now meal-packaging project to benefit […] 

Aug 19, 2010

The Bee Team

NC State's Jennifer Keller helped end a standoff between a Wake County deputy and thousands of bees. It was all in a day's work for the agricultural research technician, who tends more than 80 hives. 

Aug 19, 2010

Who you gonna call? Beebusters!?

Don’t let bee experts fool you – they can help with more than just honey-makin’. Earlier in the week, a Wake County master deputy was called to respond to 50,000 honeybees swarming a disabled tractor […] 

Aug 19, 2010

Crunching the Numbers


Aug 18, 2010

Cool! Researchers Find Way To Use HVAC Ducts For Wireless Monitoring Technology

A new study by a team including a professor from North Carolina State University has found a way to implement wireless monitoring technology – with uses ranging from climate control to health and safety applications […] 

Aug 17, 2010

Zhu Honored for Nanomaterials Work

Dr. Yuntian Zhu has been elected a fellow of ASM International, a  society for materials scientists and engineers. 

Aug 17, 2010

NC State Experts Can Discuss K-12 Back-to-School Topics

Students and teachers across North Carolina are preparing to fill up K-12 classrooms. Experts from North Carolina State University’s College of Education are available to discuss various issues related to the start of a new […]