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Stretchable antenna for wearable health monitoring

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new, stretchable antenna that can be incorporated into wearable technologies, such as health monitoring devices. "Many...

‘Super circles’ to lessen rush-hour headaches

While Mother Nature continues to challenge drivers across the country, a team of traffic engineers is working hard on a new way to make...

Newer diabetes drugs cost more, but may not work better

Two newer classes of drugs to treat adult-onset diabetes may be no more effective than the old standby, yet they cost significantly more over...

Seed dispersal study shows value of conservation corridors

Field ecologists go to great lengths to get data. Radio collars and automatic video cameras are among their tools for documenting the natural world. So...

Researchers Find Simple, Cheap Way to Increase Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found an easy way to modify the molecular structure of a...

Good leadership doesn’t have to be transformational

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that sometimes, leaders don’t need to be transformational to lead a highly productive group. Sometimes,...

Ultrasound, Nanoparticles May Help Diabetics Avoid the Needle

A new nanotechnology-based technique for regulating blood sugar in diabetics may give patients the ability to release insulin painlessly using a small ultrasound device,...

Queen bee’s honesty is the best policy for reproduction signals

Queen bees convey honest signals to worker bees about their reproductive status and quality, according to an international team of researchers, who say their...

Listen Up: Oysters May Use Sound to Select a Home

Oysters begin their lives as tiny drifters, but when they mature they settle on reefs. New research from North Carolina State University shows that...

Natural Compound Good for 3D Printing Medical Implants

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Laser Zentrum Hannover have discovered that a naturally-occurring compound...

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