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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.

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2010-09-14 08:42:47

New research from North Carolina State University will help medical examiners and others identify human remains of those killed during the recent earthquake in Chile, as well as the bodies of the “disappeared” who were killed during the Pinochet administration.


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