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diagram of computer chip with small RFID tag embedded in corner

May 12, 2021

Smaller Chips Open Door to New RFID Applications

Researchers have made what is believed to be the smallest state-of-the-art RFID chip. 

human hand and robotic hand touching via a liquid surface

Apr 29, 2021

New Law of Physics Helps Humans and Robots Grasp the Friction of Touch

The law governs friction that occurs when two solid surfaces come into contact with a thin layer of fluid between them. 

diagram of a solar-powered greenhouse

Mar 17, 2021

Study Finds Plants Would Grow Well in Solar Cell Greenhouses

You can definitely grow plants (and make electricity) in a greenhouse made of see-through solar panels. 

Child's feet, with one foot bandaged.

Mar 15, 2021

To Eradicate Guinea Worm Disease in Humans, Scientists Focus on Dogs

Public health efforts almost eradicated Guinea worm disease in humans. Then the disease went to the dogs. 

hand holding smartphone

Feb 18, 2021

New Tool Assesses Brand Reputation in Real Time and in the Long Term

Researchers also showed how the tool related brand reputation to corporate value. 

Dr. Louis Martin-Vega

Feb 11, 2021

Martin-Vega Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Louis Martin-Vega, dean of NC State's College of Engineering, has been elected a member of the NAE. 

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Feb 3, 2021

Frey Selected for EPA Science Policy Post

Chris Frey has been appointed Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science Policy in EPA’s Office of Research and Development. 

diagram of the material design in the new photonic device architecture

Feb 1, 2021

New Photonics Research Makes Smaller, More Efficient Virtual and Augmented Reality Tech Possible

The advance is a fundamentally new device architecture for photonic devices. 

jar of sourdough starter

Jan 26, 2021

Intercontinental Study Sheds Light on the Microbial Life of Sourdough

Conventional wisdom is wrong. And sourdough is complicated. 

doctors applies band-aid to woman who has received a vaccine

Jan 7, 2021

Tapping into Behavioral Research to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination

Experts lay out a dozen strategies for promoting vaccination. 

hand in latex glove holding a vial of COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 18, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: the Logistics of Getting Vaccines to Everyone Who Needs Them

How do we get vaccines to all the places they need to go? 

sign reading "together we can help stop the spread of covid-19"

Dec 17, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: Herd Immunity and Prioritizing Access to Vaccines

We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine. 

color wheel showing range of quantum dot colors made with artificial chemist 2.0

Dec 10, 2020

Artificial Chemist 2.0: Quantum Dot R&D in Less Than an Hour

New technology expedites quantum dot R&D and manufacturing. 

satellite image shows urban lights from space

Dec 7, 2020

An Ambitious Energy Modeling Project Hopes To Inform Climate Policy

A transparent effort aims to give policymakers more insight into the future. 

humanoid robot with touchscreen interface

Dec 1, 2020

Tackling Ethics Concerns Regarding Use of ‘Carebots’ to Assist Older Adults

What's actually possible with Carebots? And what's ethical?