North Carolina State University

Scientists developed the fastest soft robot

By getting inspired by the biomechanics of cheetahs, scientists at North Carolina State University have developed the fastest ever soft robot that can move...

New smaller, lighter radiation shielding

Ionizing radiation can cause critical issues for electronic gadgets. To ensure against this, devices that might be presented to radiation -, for example, devices...

A new metal foam is as bulletproof as heavy steel armor

Using composite metal foam (CMF), scientists at the North Carolina State University have developed a bulletproof material that can stop the ball and armor-piercing...

Design flaws create security vulnerabilities for ‘smart home’ internet-of-things devices

Researchers at North Carolina State University have identified design flaws in "smart home" Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices that allow third parties to prevent devices from...

Bug bombs are ineffective killing roaches indoors, leave behind toxic residue

Bug bombs, more formally known as "total release foggers," are pesticide products that are designed to fill an area with insecticide; they are often...

Tech bends light more efficiently, offers wider angles for light input

Until now, state-of-the-art diffraction gratings designed to guide visible light to expansive edges have had a precise acknowledgment range, or with a bandwidth of...