North carolina state university

10.11.12
NC State nanoflowers can boost battery and solar cell capacity, make great prom accessories
10.11.12

NC State nanoflowers can boost battery and solar cell capacity, make great prom accessories

We see a lot of sleek-looking technology pass through our doors, but it's rare that the inventions...

By J. Fingas,   10.11.12
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09.08.12
Alt-week 9.8.12: Moon farming, self powered health monitors and bringing a 50,000 year-old girl to life
09.08.12

Alt-week 9.8.12: Moon farming, self powered health monitors and bringing a 50,000 year-old girl to life

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

By J. Trew,   09.08.12
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09.06.12
Researchers take full control of cockroach's movement, turn it into a wireless sensor
09.06.12

Researchers take full control of cockroach's movement, turn it into a wireless sensor

Built-in power supply? Check. Ability to survive anything? Check. Easy to control? Okay, anyone wh...

By S. Dent,   09.06.12
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08.11.12
Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure
08.11.12

Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure

A quintet of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation have envisioned a new internet...

By A. Santos,   08.11.12
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07.17.12
NC State's new efficient pico projector raises hopes for smartphone cinema
07.17.12

NC State's new efficient pico projector raises hopes for smartphone cinema

A team at North Carolina State University has developed a new liquid crystal projector that could...

By D. Cooper,   07.17.12
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07.16.12
NCSU creates stretchable conductors from silver nanowires, lets gadgets go the extra inch
07.16.12

NCSU creates stretchable conductors from silver nanowires, lets gadgets go the extra inch

As often as we've seen flexible electronics, there haven't been many examples that could stretch --...

By J. Fingas,   07.16.12
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05.16.12
Scientists tweak wireless power transfer, Tesla nods happily in his grave
05.16.12

Scientists tweak wireless power transfer, Tesla nods happily in his grave

Wireless charging may be all the rage these days, but actually beaming electricity -- as sketched...

By S. Dent,   05.16.12
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03.19.12
Android study finds privacy and security risks related to in-app advertising
03.19.12

Android study finds privacy and security risks related to in-app advertising

Android has certainly taken heat for malware-related bits in the past. Now, a recent study by comp...

By E. Alvarez,   03.19.12
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03.15.12
Neutrinos can transmit messages through walls, mountains, planets
03.15.12

Neutrinos can transmit messages through walls, mountains, planets

Neutrinos may not travel as fast as we first hoped, but then they have other special abilities to m...

By S. Sakr,   03.15.12
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