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Soft Tactile Logic

‘Soft Tactile Logic’ Tech Distributes Decision-Making Throughout Stretchable Material

Inspired by octopuses, researchers have developed a structure that senses, computes and responds without any centralized processing – creating a device that...
navigation technologies

Using Wi-Fi Like Sonar to Measure Speed and Distance of Indoor...

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique for measuring speed and distance in indoor environments, which could be used...
Soft Robotics

Technique Uses Magnets, Light to Control and Reconfigure Soft Robots

Researchers from North Carolina State University and Elon University have developed a technique that allows them to remotely control the movement of...
portable technology

Portable Tech Sniffs Out Plant Disease In The Field

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field. The handheld...
microscopic changes

New Technique Allows Real-Time Microscopy at High Heat and Loading

Researchers have demonstrated a technique that allows them to track microscopic changes in metals or other materials in real time even when...
river oxygen

Researchers Forecast Healthier Neuse River Oxygen Levels

Scientists at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are forecasting higher levels of dissolved oxygen...
Salmonella

Salmonella Resistant to Antibiotics of Last Resort Found in U.S.

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a gene that gives Salmonella resistance to antibiotics of last resort in a sample taken from...
Crop Resilience

Crop Resilience Is Focus of New Interdisciplinary Research

Research suggests that microbes in the soil, roots and leaves have important impacts on plant health and productivity. Now, new interdisciplinary research...
cyanotoxin sensor

Researchers Create First Portable Tech For Detecting Cyanotoxins In Water

North Carolina State University researchers have developed the first portable technology that can test for cyanotoxins in water. The device can be...
Solar Cells

Discovery Sheds Light on Synthesis, Processing of High-Performance Solar Cells

Halide perovskite solar cells hold promise as the next generation of solar cell technologies, but while researchers have developed techniques for improving...
solar cells

Researchers Create Multi-Junction Solar Cells from Off-the-Shelf Components

Multi-junction solar cells are both the most efficient type of solar cell on the market today and the most expensive type of...
microneedle patches

New Microneedle Technique Speeds Plant Disease Detection

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues in one minute, rather than the...
materials

Opinion: Harder than diamond: have scientists really found something tougher than...

Paul Coxon (Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy) discusses the materials that have each been heralded as the new “world’s hardest material”.Ask most people what...