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several 3d printers are lined up on a workbench; one of them is printing an object

Sep 22, 2021

Model Advances Understanding of Incorporating 3D Printing Into Supply Chains

Spare parts are a headache for supply chains. 3D printing may help. But...it's complicated. 

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Sep 20, 2021

How the Pandemic Has Triggered a Cycle of Mental Health Struggles and Physical Inactivity

This cyclical public health problem has hit lower-income households particularly hard. 

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Sep 15, 2021

Cartilage Resurfacing Implant Reduces Pain, Restores Hip Joint Function in Dogs

A textile-based implant reduced pain and restored hip joint function in dogs with moderate osteoarthritis. 

a long line of people are all looking at their smartphones

Sep 13, 2021

Researchers Develop Toolkit to Test Apple Security, Find Vulnerability

New toolkit allows users to test the hardware security of Apple devices. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 10, 2021

Neutron Beam More Accurate Probe Than X-ray, Could Also Be Used to Find Physics’ ‘Fifth’ Forces

A neutron beam technique gave researchers more accurate measurements of silicon's properties, and could be used to detect elusive fifth forces, such as dark energy. 

photo shows four different structures: a rectangle made up of many small cubes, which can turn into two different complex structures, one of which can turn into a large structure with cubes joined at the corners, with gaps between them.

Sep 8, 2021

Inspired by Metamorphosis, Researchers Create Materials For Shape-Shifting Architecture

The researchers envision applications ranging from construction to robotics. 

salmonella colonies

Sep 2, 2021

Researchers Sequence Genome of Drug-Resistant Salmonella Enteritidis Strain That Can Sicken Poultry

Researchers sequenced the genome of a virulent, antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Enteritidis strain. 

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Sep 1, 2021

One Way Some Drug Prosecutions May Be Hurting Public Health

A new study suggests "drug-induced homicide" laws can exacerbate public health problems. 

A grey metal arch (the Alumni Gateway) framed against the sky. The image has nothing to do with the research.

Aug 31, 2021

Genes Can Respond to Coded Information in Signals – or Filter Them Out Entirely

The study shows how a single mechanism can trigger different behaviors from the same gene. 

hands in latex gloves twist a piece of clear, elastic material that contains liquid metal

Aug 31, 2021

Using Liquid Metal to Turn Motion into Electricity – Even Underwater

To generate electricity, just squish it, stretch it, twist it, or stomp on it. 

a diagram showing a complex collection of shapes in myriad colors.

Aug 30, 2021

New Design Kit Opens Door to Next Generation of Chips

The kit is being made freely available to encourage growth and innovation in the field. 

aerial view of a farmhouse, vehicles and outbuildings during a flood. all of the structures are submerged, leaving only roofs exposed

Aug 24, 2021

Human, Swine Waste Pose Dual Threats to Water Quality After Flooding

People in eastern NC face multiple water pollution hazards after hurricanes. 

night-time photo shows two lines of traffic, one moving toward the camera, and one moving away from the camera

Aug 23, 2021

Study: Benefits Outweigh Risks for Autonomous Vehicles – As Long As You Regulate Them

The potential benefits of autonomous vehicles could substantially outweigh the risks. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Aug 19, 2021

Partition Function Zeros are ‘Shortcut’ to Thermodynamic Calculations on Quantum Computers

A new method enables quantum computers to measure the thermodynamic properties of systems by calculating the zeros of the partition function. 

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Aug 19, 2021

Varying Immune Cell Levels in Canine Brain Tumors Could Provide Therapeutic Targets

High-grade brain tumors in dogs contain more immune cells associated with suppressing immune response than low-grade brain tumors.