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


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


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


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

North Dakota State University and Cogi® Announce R&D Partnership

Cogi® (Co’ jee) and North Dakota State University, Fargo, announced that they have signed a research and development agreement through North Dakota’s Centers of Excellence (COE) program. Release of Cogi®’s new Android App is the first of...
25-Sep-2013 4:20 PM EDT

Bobcat Company signs new $600,000 R&D agreement with North Dakota State University


Bobcat Company has pledged its continued support of research and development activities conducted in tandem with North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo. Bobcat will match $2 for every $1 provided by a grant through North Dakota’s Centers of...
16-Sep-2013 7:00 PM EDT

$6M Awarded to Establish DakotaBioCon

North Dakota EPSCoR, South Dakota EPSCoR and four universities in North Dakota and South Dakota have been awarded a $6 million grant to establish the Dakota Bioprocessing Consortium (DakotaBioCon) and conduct collaborative research. The group's...
25-Jul-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Kelly Rusch Named VP for Research at North Dakota State


Kelly A. Rusch, Ph.D., professor, researcher and former administrator at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, has been hired as vice president for research and creative activities at North Dakota State University.
12-Jun-2013 10:00 AM 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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