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Study Finds E-Cigarette Nicotine Labels Not Always Accurate

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A study by researchers at North Dakota State University, Fargo, found that 51 percent of labels on e-cigarette liquid nicotine containers from 16 North Dakota stores don’t accurately reflect the levels of nicotine found in the products. In one...
22-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Program Studies Industrial Hemp

North Dakota farmers are growing industrial hemp for the first time in more than 70 years, and the New Crops research program in the NDSU Department of Plant Sciences is conducting research to assist them.
16-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineering Team Excels at NASA Rover Challenge

A team of four North Dakota State University mechanical engineering students took third place in the University Division of NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge April 8-9 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The...
25-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NDSU Researchers to Receive Up to $9.62 Million for Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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Researchers in NDSU’s College of Health Professions and College of Science and Mathematics are receiving an Institutional Development Award (IDeA), Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant of up to $9.62 million. The award from the...
23-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study of European Shag Shows Parental Age May Affect How Long Offspring Live

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A North Dakota State University faculty member is among a group of international researchers studying why older parents produce offspring who tend to have shorter lives. Britt J. Heidinger, assistant professor of biological sciences at NDSU, Fargo,...
14-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Can Parents’ Stress Impact the Health of Future Generations?

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A new review published in Biology Letters of The Royal Society examines the long-term impacts of exposure to stressors during development. The review by Dr. Britt Heidinger, North Dakota State University, Fargo, and Dr. Mark Haussmann, Bucknell...
4-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NDSU Researchers Studying White Nose Syndrome Seek Bat Populations in North Dakota

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While many people find bats scary, they actually play very important roles in our environment, according to Dr. Erin Gillam, associate professor in Biological Sciences at NDSU. Bats eat crop pests, such as cutworms, potato beetles, grasshoppers and...
15-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Adult Bullying – a Nasty Piece of Work” Sheds Light on Workplace Bullying and What to Do About It

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From the workplace to the boardroom, research shows that adult bullying takes many forms. October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Dr. Pamela Lutgen-Sandvik, North Dakota State University, Fargo, has researched the topic of workplace...
13-Oct-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Making the Case That Fathers Count---A Lot

New fathers don't receive a how-to manual when they hold their little bundle of joy for the first time. The book, "Why Fathers Count: The Importance of Fathers and Their Involvement with Children," provides tips on all stages of parenting, from new...
12-Jun-2008 4:40 PM EDT

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