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2011-06-01 08:11:30

What would it take to make a manned mission to Mars a reality? A team of aerospace and textile engineering students from North Carolina State University believe part of the solution may lie in advanced textile materials.

2011-05-25 14:38:41

In a first-of-its-kind study comparing human walking and running motions – and whether the hips, knees or ankles are the most important power sources for these motions – researchers at North Carolina State University show that the hips generate more of the power when people walk, but the ankles generate more of the power when humans run.

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2011-04-15 07:13:29

Researchers from North Carolina State University have created a range of soft, elastic gels that change color when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light – and change back when the UV light is removed or the material is heated up.

2011-04-14 11:44:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students interested in nursing careers can apply for a scholarship/loan through the N.C. Nurse Scholars Program (NSP) for the 2011-12 academic year at CFNC.org.

2011-04-14 11:41:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Master's and doctoral degree students planning to become nursing instructors at North Carolina public and private colleges and universities may apply for the Nurse Educators of Tomorrow (NET) scholarship-loan for the 2011-12 academic year at the college information site, CFNC.org/NET.

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2011-04-06 14:21:12

Researchers have long known that landfills produce methane, but had a hard time figuring out why – since landfills do not start out as a friendly environment for the organisms that produce methane.

2011-04-05 09:00:00

Former Durham Office Relocates to Raleigh to Better Assist in RMF's Advancements BALTIMORE, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RMF Engineering announced today the relocation of its Durham, NC office, to Raleigh, NC, effective Friday, April 1, a move that will support the firm's continued growth.

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2011-04-04 14:11:51

Research from North Carolina State University shows that they really don’t make women like they used to, at least in Spain.

2011-03-29 13:20:55

Information technology (IT) companies need to bring in doctors and other health care stakeholders in order to ensure that new technologies and applications are actually useful to the health care system – something which is currently fragmented at best.

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2011-03-22 12:16:24

One of the blind spots in forensic science, particularly in identifying unknown remains, is the inability of experts to determine how much an individual weighed based on his or her skeleton.


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