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Stories From Jul 2011

Jul 26, 2011

Wellness Program Returns

Get ready to get healthier. The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program will be offered again starting the second week of August. 

Jul 22, 2011

Pirates of the Paleolithic

Avast, ye scurvy Homo erectus!  Recent archaeological finds from Crete show that the first seafaring humans set sail for parts unknown – or maybe parts barely visible to the naked eye – more than 10 […] 

Jul 21, 2011

Don’t It Make My Black Wings Red?

Many tropical butterflies and moths have strikingly beautiful wing colors and patterns. To scientists, though, studying these colors and patterns is less about beauty and more about learning how some butterflies and moths have managed […] 

Jul 20, 2011

The Dirt Whisperer

Physicist Karen Daniels is finding ways to help scientists and engineers see—and hear—the forces at play in the ground. 

Jul 20, 2011

Follow the Hunt Library’s Progress

Find out how to get an insider's look at the futuristic Hunt Library before it opens late next year. 

Jul 20, 2011

Big Boost in Donor Giving

Donor giving jumped 19 percent in 2011, providing some much needed good news in tough economic times. 

Jul 20, 2011

Pirates of the Paleolithic

Avast, ye scurvy Homo erectus!  Recent archaeological finds from Crete show that the first seafaring humans set sail for parts unknown – or maybe parts barely visible to the naked eye – more than 10 […] 

Jul 20, 2011

Velev Selected as ACS Fellow

Dr. Orlin D. Velev has been named a fellow of the American Chemical Society. 

Jul 19, 2011

Breaking Down Innovation

NC State researchers test innovative construction materials and designs to ensure they're safe. And that process involves breaking stuff. Big stuff. 

Jul 19, 2011

Jell-O Memory

Researchers have come up with memory technology that feels like Jell-O. It’s made of water-based gels and liquid metal, and it works just fine when it is completely underwater. The device could be the first […]