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Scientists at NCSU have created a process for developing self-healing wires that utilize a liquid metal core and a self-healing polymer. The same lab recently used liquid metal technology to create stretchable wires.
Researchers at N.C. State have developed a way to make wires able to be stretched up to eight times their original length yet maintaining their conductivity. The secret? Using liquid metal.
HexaTech, a venture capital backed company, wins federal funding to develop a new kind of chip for the nation's power grid.
A study by N.C. State of Google's recently launched "application verification service" finds that less than 15 percent of malware was discovered whereas third-party apps tests discovered 51 percent or more.
The U.S. Energy Department awards N.C. State a $9 million grant for development of solar power panels that can be purchased, installed and made operational in one day.
Scientists at North Carolina State have discovered a way to boost WiFi reception by up to 700 percent, thus offering hope to Internet users frustrated by crowded networks in public places and elsewhere.
"Underground Summer is a bridge from the excellent programs that the Universities have established," said John Austin, Director of Groundwork Labs, "This experience will enable the students to experience the broader entrepreneurial community in the Triangle."
Researchers at N.C. State have created flower-like structures from semiconductor material that could be a future source for solar power and future energy storage devices.
The venture capital backed startup, which has been funded locally by Intersouth Partners and NCIDEA, is commercializing technology developed at NC State.
The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute has won a competitive five-year grant from the National Science Foundation for continued work in math and statistics research and education.
Researchers working for N.C. State University in Kannapolis have shown mustard greens and cabbage could be back-up plants for Popeye's spinach when it comes to building muscles and increasing physical performance.