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
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
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
Researchers at North Carolina A&T State University reveal the conditions that allow tissue and bone cells to attach and grow on magnesium-based metals, a promising class of implant material.
Continue reading Could dissolvable metal be the future of medical implants?