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Oct 29, 2014

E-Textiles

Researchers with NC State’s College of Textiles are developing smart fabrics that can provide 24/7 medical information and even harvest power from your own body. Halil Akyildiz, Jesse Jur, Ryan Hodges and Kelly Stano, textiles, […] 

Oct 27, 2014

Poll: 58 percent of N.C. voters oppose court rulngs legalizing same-sex marriage; could affect election

According to NC State political scientist, when a race is as close as we think the U.S. Senate race is here in North Carolina, just about anything can make a difference to the outcome. Andrew […] 

Oct 28, 2014

NCSU researchers claim better software for electric vehicles

Researchers using big data could change the way electric vehicle owners think about recharges. Habiballah Rahimi-Eichi and Mo-Yuen Chow, electrical & computer engineering, featured. 

Oct 29, 2014

Non-polar aluminium nitride growth for enhancing deep UV …

According to NC State researchers, growth of high-quality non-polar aluminium nitride (AlN) homo-epitaxial films will provide an ideal platform for future deep-UV optoelectronic device structures. Isaac Bryan, material science & engineering, featured. 

Oct 29, 2014

Recharge Wrap-up: Elio explains engine updates, gas prices …

NC State computer engineers are working to create more accurate range estimates in electric vehicles. Computer engineering, featured. 

Oct 29, 2014

Krispy Kreme Challenge registration opens Saturday

The annual Krispy Kreme Challenge began in 2004 as a dare between a few NC State undergrads to run from the campus bell tower to the Krispy Kreme, eat a dozen doughnuts, then run back. […] 

Oct 29, 2014

Using Bacterial Immune Systems To Turn Off Genes

NC State researchers show how common immune systems in microbes can be co-opted to turn different genes off at will. Chase Beisel, chemical and biomolecular engineering, featured. 

Oct 29, 2014

Using Big Data to Fight Range Anxiety in Electric Vehicles

Researchers describe new software that uses a “big data” approach to gather information from multiple sources in order to estimate electric vehicle range. Habiballah Rahimi-Eichi and Mo-Yuen Chow, electrical & computer engineering, featured. 

Oct 28, 2014

What to Do About Pig Poop? North Carolina Fights a Rising …

Hog waste is a lingering, stinky problem for North Carolina and other hog-heavy states like Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Indiana. Mike Williams, poultry science, featured. 

Oct 28, 2014

Could a robot do your job?

ROBOTS CHANGING THE WORKPLACE: Robots are also showing up in some unexpected places: At NC State’s Hunt Library a “Bookbot” is retrieving books. Hunt Library featured.