Scientists gave a stadium an ultrasound to reveal its hidden flaws

At the corner of Lindsay Street and Yanceyville Avenue in Greensboro, North Carolina, a nearly 100-year old baseball stadium is crumbling. Continue reading Scientists gave a stadium an ultrasound to reveal its hidden flaws

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Turning waste egg shells into building material

Five materials scientists at HBCU Tuskegee University are recent recipients of a $1 million award from a National Science Foundation program designed to support the research and education capabilities of minority-serving institutions. Continue reading Turning waste egg shells into building material

A fast, sensitive, and accurate tool for malaria diagnosis

Before Ebola, there was malaria. In recent months, the deadly Ebola virus has ravished West Africa, claiming more than 8400 lives to date. The much more ubiquitous malaria parasite has claimed even more victims: In 2013, an estimated 584 000 people—many of them children in Africa under age 5—died from malaria-related symptoms. One key to … Continue reading A fast, sensitive, and accurate tool for malaria diagnosis