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Sep 21, 2017

3-D printers make aluminum pieces without cracks

“The approach used here is an elegant and simple way to enable 3-D printing of aluminum alloys, which are important for many applications but have been difficult to print until now,” comments Michael Dickey, an expert in liquid metal alloys […]

Sep 21, 2017

Why American Craft Distillers Are Obsessing About Grain

Dr. David Marshall at the USDA’s Plant Science Research center at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, points out that “the older varieties tend to yield low and tend to have disease problems.”

Sep 21, 2017

Movies On The Radio: Movies Set In School Offer Rebellion And Redemption

Host Frank Stasio talks with Laura Boyes, film curator at the North Carolina Museum of Art, and Marsha Gordon, film professor at North Carolina State University, about the best school movies.

Sep 21, 2017

Alternative Technique Developed for Toxicity Screening

To speed up this process, investigators at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, USA) developed a modified version of the BRET (bioluminescence resonance energy transfer) method.

Sep 21, 2017

Data and power could run over the same wireless network

Magnetic fields are being used to transmit power through the air, North Carolina State University researchers say in a press release.

Sep 21, 2017

Triangle leaders hope forecast transit improvements will help woo Amazon

Research Triangle Foundation president Scott Levitan points to the three tier-1 research institutions of Duke University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Sep 21, 2017

Scientists unravel mysteries of DNA replication in corn

NC State University plant biologist William Thompson and his colleagues published their findings in the August issue of The Plant Cell, describing the process that corn uses to unravel and replicate small segments of its chromosomes at different times.

Sep 20, 2017

Study finds SNAP not enough to ensure a healthy diet

“Even without including labor costs, a household of four would need to spend approximately $200 to $300 in addition to their SNAP benefits to follow the dietary guidelines,” said Haynes-Maslow, who is also an assistant professor of agricultural and human […]

Sep 20, 2017

Metal foam stops bullets without cracking

Afsaneh Rabiei, an engineer at North Carolina State University, began researching how to improve metal foam, or metal with gas-filled pores.

Sep 20, 2017

Researchers integrate wireless high-speed data and power transfer

Researchers from North Carolina State (NC State) University have developed a system that can simultaneously deliver watts of power and transmit data at rates high enough to stream video over the same wireless connection.