(North Carolina State University) Researchers have found an unexpected way to control the thermal conductivity of two-dimensional (2-D) materials, which will allow electronics designers to dissipate heat in electronic devices that use these materials.
Donald Trump isn’t done with Virginia just yet. The Republican presidential nominee is scheduled to appear at Regent University Saturday, his first stop in the state since he delivered a surprisingly strong, policy-driven speech to a crowd in Roanoke nearly a month ago. In that speech, Trump gave me a momentary glimpse of what his […]
A team of Case Western Reserve University researchers has been recognized with the Patent for Humanity award by the Commerce Department's United States Patent and Trademark Office for the development of a portable, battery-operated device that quickly and inexpensively detects malaria.
(Oregon State University) Oregon's 2012 shift to an incentivized, accountable-care system for Medicaid beneficiaries led to positive changes for expectant mothers and their babies.
(Rice University) As one of the states with the least restrictive vaccine exemption laws in the country, Texas should make the process of obtaining nonmedical exemptions more rigorous to avoid the public health risks and costs associated with preventable diseases, according to a new brief by science policy experts at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Some students from Texas State University got up and left their lecture hall after their professor, Dr. McGee, said that all living people originated from Africa, as reported by The Tab. Apparently, the day’s lesson was supposed to be on race. He began talking about the “Black Lives Matter” movement and how it had come about […]
Sam Olens, the controversial pick for president of Kennesaw State University, dismissed criticism of his anti-LGBT record as Georgia's attorney general, but pledged to meet with LGBT students to discuss their concerns.
(DOE/Argonne National Laboratory) For more than a century and a half of physics, the Second Law of Thermodynamics, which states that entropy always increases, has been as close to inviolable as any law we know. In this universe, chaos reigns supreme. Show More Summary
(Colorado State University) Arun Kota, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado State University, has made a superomniphobic tape that, when adhered to any surface, gives the surface liquid-repelling properties.
A scholarly paper recently issued by a US institute based at Oxford University revealed US expat voters in Britain could hold the key to the result of the US presidential election. The research paper, entitled â??Americaâ??s Overseas Voters: how they could decide the US presidency in 2016â??, stresses the power of overseas voters in the... Expats Blog -
Arun Kota, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado State University, has made a superomniphobic tape that, when adhered to any surface, gives the surface liquid-repelling properties. This recent breakthrough has been published by ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Charlie Ryan of Upper Dublin Aquatic Club and The Haverford School has verbally committed to Michigan State University. Read the full story on SwimSwam: UDAC Backstroker Charlie Ryan Verbally Commits to Michigan State
(Clemson University) The Clemson family has gained a new namesake: Legionella clemsonensis, a novel strain of the Legionella bacteria, the most common cause of waterborne bacterial outbreaks in the United States.
Creating a 3-D replica of someone's hand complete with all five fingerprints and breaking into a secure vault sounds like a plot from a James Bond movie. But Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain recently discovered this may not be as far-fetched as once thought and wants security companies and the public to be aware.
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Levente Bathory of Winston-Salem, North Carolina has made a verbal commitment to the application process at Harvard University. Read the full story on SwimSwam: NC High School State Champ Levente Bathory Commits to Harvard
While smartphone spectrometers are already being used to help detect cancer, they have only been able to evaluate one sample at a time, making the work slow and tedious. A breakthrough by a Washington State University research team led...Show More Summary
(Michigan State University) Michigan State University biometrics researchers created a life-size 3-D model hand complete with fingerprints using a 3-D high resolution printer. While intended to help calibrate fingerprint scanners, they realized this technology could be used to spoof someone's hand and steal their identity. Show More Summary
Ohio State University researchers say your morning mood can affect work performance throughout the day.
Senate Minority Leader, Mac Schneider, and Rep. Kylie Oversen welcome Gov. Jack Dalrymple before the State of The State Address on Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015, at the State Capitol in Bismarck, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald) Back...Show More Summary
Faculty members began a walkout Wednesday after contract talks with the state broke down. The striking union represents educators at 14 of Pennsylvania's public universities.