New Technique Allows Printing of Flexible, Stretchable Silver Nanowire Circuits
New technique prints silver nanowire circuits on flexible, stretchable substrates.
Flowers Aren’t Enough: How Urban Heat Affects Bee Populations
In cities, even gardens rich with flowers do not have the same bee abundance or diversity as natural areas. Why not?
‘Demographic Compensation’ May Not Save Plants Facing Changing Climate
Large-scale study shows mixed results for hypothesis on how plants deal with climate change.
Atomic Structure of Ultrasound Material Not What Anyone Expected
Researchers have gotten a glimpse at how atoms are arranged in a widely-used material – and it’s not what anyone expected.
Study: Corporations Can Benefit from Altruism During a Crisis
Research finds that altruism – and social media – can help corporations cultivate trust with consumers on mobile devices during and after natural disasters, such as hurricanes.
What Do You Get When You Cross an Airplane With a Submarine?
The EagleRay is the first unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft capable of traveling through the air and underwater – transitioning repeatedly between sky and sea.
‘Green’ Catalysis Technique Aims to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Efficiency
NC State researchers have developed a green chemistry method to improve efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes
Bed bugs may soon be considered more than a nuisance pest. New research shows that bed bugs produce a lot of histamines that trigger allergic reactions in humans, and that these histamines don't go away for long periods of time - even if the bed bugs are eliminated.
Creating a Virtual World-Building Machine for Military Training
Computer researchers are working with the Army to develop new military training tools.
New Approach Can Help Authorities Respond More Quickly to Airborne Radiological Threats
New technique uses existing technologies to detect potential airborne radiological materials in hours instead of days.