Archived Feature Stories—2014
Technology Created at NDSU Licensed to c2sensor Corp.: Start-Up Company Developed from NDSU Research Discovery
A technology developed at North Dakota State University, Fargo, creates precise in-the-ground measurement and monitoring of soil and crop conditions which could provide opportunities for greater yields. The technology also has led to a new start-up company, the c2sensor Corp.
New Plastic That Disappears When You Want It To
A discovery by researchers at North Dakota State University, Fargo, holds scientific promise that could lead to a new type of plastic that can be broken down when exposed to a specific type of light and is reduced back to molecules, which could then be used to create new plastic.
Students Share Compendium of Ideas at NDSU EXPLORE
Plan for a potential urban park for downtown Fargo, identify and stop bugs that can decimate crops, conduct historical research to create costumes for the production Little Shop of Horrors—these and other projects were shared by more than 70 NDSU undergraduate students at NDSU EXPLORE.
National Science Foundation Awards $20 Million to North Dakota EPSCoR Program
A new multi-million-dollar grant in North Dakota over the next five years is slated to build research infrastructure and strengthen North Dakota's research competitiveness.
Governor's School Offers College Experience to North Dakota Youth
Three North Dakota high school students scored with a summer project that tastes good and also teaches them engineering principles.
NDSU Grad Student Publishes Groundbreaking Research on Trumpet History
Clayton Miranda takes a deep breath and gently fingers the valves of his treasured trumpet.
NDSU Graduate Receives Prestigious Fulbright Teaching Assistantship
May 2014 graduate Katherine Thoreson will soon use her talents to teach European students how to confidently converse in English.
Graduate Student Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship
Clarity and comprehension – those are the goals of NDSU doctoral student Jessie Arneson in her work to improve science education.
Real or Fake? Research Shows the Brain Uses Multiple Clues for Facial Recognition
New research by Dr. Benjamin Balas and NDSU graduate Christopher Tonsager, published online in the London-based journal Perception, shows that it takes more than eyes to make a face look human.
Move the Heavier Stones First: A Look At Student Research in Nanotechnology
With more than 1,600 productsusing nanotechnology on the market, a team of undergraduate researchers at North Dakota State University, Fargo, is examining how people perceive such products and how these products might ultimately affect the environment.
NDSU Research Foundation Licenses Coatings Technology to Elinor Specialty Coatings
The North Dakota State University Research Foundation (NDSU/RF) announced today that it has concluded a license agreement with Elinor Specialty Coatings, Fargo, N.D., for a breakthrough hexavalent chromium-free coatings technology.