Tag: video

Thanksgiving: Simple Tips Can Keep Foodborne Illness at Bay

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 | Tags: , , ,

Thanksgiving is the only U.S. holiday that revolves entirely around food. We spend all day in the kitchen or dining room with loved ones, so it makes sense to pay special attention to food safety this time of year. Why should you care? The CDC estimates that 128,000 people were hospitalized in 2011 due to

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The Big (Moving) Picture

Friday, January 13th, 2012 | Tags: , ,

Why do some science stories fire the public’s imagination, while others go unnoticed? We welcome your input on this question because, frankly, we are often surprised when one piece of research takes off and another goes nowhere. However, we have seen one common thread among some of our biggest science stories: video. With that in

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Self-Assembling Patterns, Powered By Light

Thursday, November 10th, 2011 | Tags: , ,

Researchers from NC State have developed a simple way to convert two-dimensional patterns into three-dimensional objects using only light. This demonstration video is pretty cool. An overview of the work is available here. The related paper, published in Soft Matter, is available here.

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Show and Tell

Thursday, January 13th, 2011 | Tags: ,

We’re probably all very familiar with the old school – as in kindergarten level – version of show and tell.  Now, scientific publishing has caught up with that concept, and neurobiologist Dr. Troy Ghashghaei is  the first from NC State to take advantage of this new way of communicating scientific methods by publishing in the

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Who you gonna call? Beebusters!?

Thursday, August 19th, 2010 | Tags: , , ,

Don’t let bee experts fool you – they can help with more than just honey-makin’. Earlier in the week, a Wake County master deputy was called to respond to 50,000 honeybees swarming a disabled tractor trailer. However, upon seeing the police vehicle, the bees found a new place to swarm… and quickly covered the cruiser,

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