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2010-10-29 18:54:04

Republican claims of political corruption in North Carolina’s Democratic Party have made little impact on public opinion among potential voters in the state.

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2010-10-28 12:40:00

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to optimize the development of DNA self-assembling materials, which hold promise for technologies ranging from drug delivery to molecular sensors.

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2010-10-06 09:38:08

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that fish located near coal-fired power plants have lower levels of mercury than fish that live much further away.

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2010-09-29 12:14:07

The key to the stability of any building is its foundation, but it is difficult to test some building sites in advance – such as those on the moon.

2010-09-28 18:23:34

Researchers from North Carolina State University have identified a “tipping point” for national debt – the point at which national debt levels begin to have an adverse effect on economic growth.

2010-09-27 15:28:10

Researchers have long held that there are steps that can be taken to make brainstorming sessions more productive.

2010-09-25 01:51:23

A team led by a North Carolina State University researcher has shown that water-gel-based solar devices – “artificial leaves” – can act like solar cells to produce electricity.

2010-09-15 19:17:26

Tackling today's complex scientific questions often requires work from interdisciplinary collaborative research teams – and working in those teams can create its own problems.

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2010-09-15 09:25:00

Researchers from North Carolina State University are developing a new computerized catheter that could make the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation faster, cheaper and more effective – while significantly decreasing radiation exposure related to the treatment.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.