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A New Look at AC-DC

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Feeding the world’s energy appetite may take innovative approaches in the future. A book by Nilanjan Ray Chaudhuri, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Dakota State University, Fargo, is the first text of its kind...
28-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

NDSU Awards Research Grants to Study Road Dust Impacts in Bakken

The amount of road dust generated with energy development and its potential impacts are among the questions North Dakota State University researchers are examining in the Bakken region of North Dakota. Five research proposals have been selected to...
12-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Chromium-Free Coatings Technology Nets National Innovation Award

A chromium-free paint developed through research at North Dakota State University, Fargo, and licensed to Elinor Specialty Coatings, Inc., is a 2014 TechConnect National Innovation Awardee. Elinor licensed the technology through the NDSU Research...
22-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

“Phone Home” Not First Option for Today’s College Students

Parental advice once given to college-bound students that they should “Phone home” may not be followed by today’s busy students. Their fundamental communication question today: Do I call or text? New communication research at North Dakota...
11-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Real or Fake? Research Shows Brain Uses Multiple Clues for Facial Recognition

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Faces fascinate. We look for familiar or friendly ones in a crowd. And video game developers and movie animators strive to create faces that look real rather than fake. Determining how our brains decide what makes a face “human” and not...
10-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Goodbye, Chromium. Novel Coatings Technology Introduced for Aluminum Marine and Automotive Use

The North Dakota State University Research Foundation (NDSU/RF) announced today that it has concluded a license agreement with Elinor Specialty Coatings, Fargo, N.D., for a breakthrough hexavalent chromium-free coatings technology. The patented...
29-Jan-2014 4:00 PM EST

Valspar Foundation and NDSU Announce Coatings Scholarships and Student Research Program

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Valspar Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of paints and coatings, and North Dakota State University (NDSU) have announced two new scholarship programs to provide opportunities for students studying coatings and polymeric materials at NDSU.
20-Nov-2013 4:15 PM EST

Bats Discover Surround Sound

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A new study by researchers at North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND USA and the Universidad de Costa Rica shows that the furled leaves of Heliconia and Calathea plants where Spix’s disc-winged bats make their home actually help to amplify and...
17-Oct-2013 1:00 PM EDT

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Making the Case That Fathers Count---A Lot

New fathers don't receive a how-to manual when they hold their little bundle of joy for the first time. The book, "Why Fathers Count: The Importance of Fathers and Their Involvement with Children," provides tips on all stages of parenting, from new...
12-Jun-2008 4:40 PM EDT

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