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May 2, 2016

Why a N.C. Voter ID Law That Does So Little Angers So Much

The North Carolina voting law at the center of a federal court decision this week has a curious distinction: Statistics suggest it is an unnecessary solution to an invented problem that has had no discernible effect. Steven Greene, humanities & […]

May 2, 2016

3 Tech-Savvy Pet Products: New Tech for Guide Dogs

NC State researchers have developed a device that allows a blind handler to identify their guide dog’s stress level in real time. This device is built into their harness and measures the dog’s heart and respiratory rate.

May 2, 2016

New Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently

NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language. David Roberts, Alper Bozkurt et al., engineeering, […]

May 2, 2016

New Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently

NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language. David Roberts, Alper Bozkurt et al., engineeering, […]

May 2, 2016

New Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently

NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language. David Roberts, Alper Bozkurt et al., engineeering, […]

May 2, 2016

Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently

NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language. David Roberts, Alper Bozkurt et al., engineeering, […]

Apr 27, 2016

Triangle Business Journal UNC and NCSU jump up in Bloomberg B-school rankings

dddTThe business schools at UNC and NC State both improved in the 2016 undergraduate business school rankings published by Bloomberg Businessweek. UNC’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business hopped up three spots to No. 7 and NC State’s Poole College of Management jumped up […]

Apr 27, 2016

4,000 Sickened in Spain: How Does a Virus Get into Bottled Water?

Thousands of people in Spain were recently sickened with a virus spreading from an unlikely source: bottled water. But how does a virus find its way into the exact product that people usually drink to avoid getting sick from a […]

Apr 27, 2016

Sunscreen May Hurt Male Fertility, Study Warns

As summer approaches, new evidence suggests men should be aware of what they’re using to protect their skin – particularly if they’re planning on starting a family. Heather Patisaul, sciences, featured.

Apr 27, 2016

The Fuzzy Accounting Behind Renewable Energy’s Falling Prices

NC State researchers track 40 different state and local clean energy programs. The Center identified 1,261 rebate provisions, 84 property tax incentives, 52 sales tax incentives, 42 personal tax credits, and 9 tax deductions. In addition, the Center found 49 laws […]