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Reconfigurable Chaos-Based Microchips Offer Possible Solution to Moore’s Law

Researchers at NC State University have developed new, nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits that enable computer chips to perform multiple functions with fewer transistors.
20-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Tech to Boost Electric Vehicle Efficiency, Range


Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new type of inverter device with greater efficiency in a smaller, lighter package – which will improve the fuel-efficiency and range of hybrid and electric vehicles.
15-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Good Attitudes About Aging Help Seniors Handle Stress

New psychology research finds that having a positive attitude about aging makes older adults more resilient when faced with stressful situations.
27-Jul-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.
21-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Broad Range of ‘Independence’ For U.S. Young Adults

The idea of what it means to become “independent” has evolved significantly in recent generations, and new research finds that the concept of being wholly dependent or independent doesn’t apply to almost half of young adults in the United...
12-Jul-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Way Out: Researchers Show How Stem Cells Exit Bloodstream

Researchers have discovered that therapeutic stem cells exit the bloodstream in a different manner than was previously thought. This process, dubbed angiopellosis by the researchers, has implications for improving our understanding of not only...
28-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hiking, Hunting Has Minor Effects on Mammals in Protected Eastern Forests


Overall impact of recreation on wildlife was minor compared with factors such as large undisturbed forest habitat and local housing density.
7-Jun-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Attitudes Toward Women Key in Higher Rates of Sexual Assault by Athletes

An online study of male undergraduates shows that more than half of study participants on intercollegiate and recreational athletic teams – and more than a third of non-athletes – reported engaging in sexual coercion, including rape.
2-Jun-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Clean Air Regulation, Automobile Emissions Expert Can Discuss Volkswagen Scandal, Emissions Testing

24-Sep-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Experts Offer Insight Into Key Issues in 2014 Midterm Elections, Including Race, Gender, and the Economy

11-Mar-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Expert Offers Insight on History of Labor Day and How Workers Are Faring in Post-Recession Recovery

19-Aug-2013 7:00 AM EDT

Expert Can Answer Food-Safety Questions for the Holidays

13-Nov-2012 8:00 AM EST

Researcher Explains How Santa Delivers Presents in One Night


Don’t believe in Santa Claus? Magic, you say? In fact, science and technology explain how Santa is able to deliver toys to good girls and boys around the world in one night, according to a North Carolina State University researcher.
6-Dec-2011 7:35 AM EST

Food-Safety Expert Can Offer Tips For Thanksgiving

At Thanksgiving, small mistakes in the kitchen can lead to food-borne illness. Dr. Ben Chapman, food-safety specialist and assistant professor of family and consumer sciences at North Carolina State University, can offer suggestions to ensure your...
9-Nov-2011 7:00 AM EST

Expert Can Discuss Importance Of Labor Day During Recession, Election Year

As American workers are faced with the “Great Recession” of the 21st century, how are they faring this Labor Day? What role might organized labor play, or not play, in the upcoming fall 2010 elections?
30-Aug-2010 8:00 AM EDT

Experts Can Offer Insight On Haiti Disaster

The eyes of the world are now focused on Haiti, and the effects of the recent earthquake disaster on the island nation are still unfolding. North Carolina State University researchers can help explain what happened, what may happen next, and what it...
13-Jan-2010 3:30 PM EST

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