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Feb 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Technique Allows Printing of Flexible, Stretchable Silver Nanowire Circuits

New technique prints silver nanowire circuits on flexible, stretchable substrates.

Feb 21, 2018  |  The Abstract

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?

Feb 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

‘Demographic Compensation’ May Not Save Plants Facing Changing Climate

Large-scale study shows mixed results for hypothesis on how plants deal with climate change.

Feb 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Feb 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Feb 14, 2018  |  The Abstract

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.

Feb 14, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

‘Green’ Catalysis Technique Aims to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Efficiency

NC State researchers have developed a green chemistry method to improve efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Feb 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Feb 12, 2018  |  The Abstract

Creating a Virtual World-Building Machine for Military Training

Computer researchers are working with the Army to develop new military training tools.

Feb 7, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.