National Science Foundation http://wunc.org en Researchers to Design a Future Internet http://wunc.org/post/researchers-design-future-internet <p>Researchers from NC State and UNC Chapel Hill are working on an improved blueprint for the Internet. The project is part of the National Science Foundation’s effort on “Future Internet Architecture.”&nbsp; The team in North Carolina is focused on making more choices available to end-users. Ilia Baldine is a senior researcher at UNC.<br> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 21:25:00 +0000 WUNC News 7143 at http://wunc.org Triangle Universities Studying Soft Matter http://wunc.org/post/triangle-universities-studying-soft-matter <p>The Triangle's four major universities are collaborating on a multi-year study of "soft matter." The National Science Foundation awarded a 6-year grant worth nearly 14-million dollars to researchers at Duke, UNC, NC State, and NC Central Universities. Soft matter is usually material that is squishy like proteins, D-N-A solutions, polymers, and gels. They can be assembled into structures that researchers hope will one day prove useful. Fri, 09 Sep 2011 21:35:00 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 7484 at http://wunc.org