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Hiking, Hunting Has Minor Effects on Mammals in Protected Eastern Forests

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Overall impact of recreation on wildlife was minor compared with factors such as large undisturbed forest habitat and local housing density.
7-Jun-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Attitudes Toward Women Key in Higher Rates of Sexual Assault by Athletes

An online study of male undergraduates shows that more than half of study participants on intercollegiate and recreational athletic teams – and more than a third of non-athletes – reported engaging in sexual coercion, including rape.
2-Jun-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Devices, Wearable System Aim to Predict, Prevent Asthma Attacks

Researchers have developed an integrated, wearable system that monitors a user’s environment, heart rate and other physical attributes with the goal of predicting and preventing asthma attacks. The researchers plan to begin testing the system on a...
1-Jun-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nonprofit Exec Turnover More Turbulent Than Previously Thought

Research finds executive turnover at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with few transitions mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature. The study also finds that most executives do not leave their positions...
24-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Nationality Is Not a Good Indicator of Work-Related Cultural Values

A new study finds that nationality is a bad proxy for work-related cultural values, and points to other groupings – such as occupation – as more reliable indicators.
13-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Database Helps Researchers Connect Exposures to Health Effects, Compare Diseases for Treatment

Two new studies from a group at North Carolina State University give researchers new strategies for connecting environmental exposures to human health effects.
11-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Medicare Part D Boosts Medication Adherence, Reduces Blood Pressure Risk

New research shows that implementation of Medicare Part D has increased the number of people taking their prescribed medications as directed – so-called “medication adherence” – and reduced the likelihood that newly covered beneficiaries...
9-May-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NC State Study Asks Kids to Choose Wildlife Conservation Priorities

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Species with rapid population declines and those with important ecological roles were children's priorities for protection and funding. Those choices put kids in good company with adult conservation biologists.
29-Apr-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Clean Air Regulation, Automobile Emissions Expert Can Discuss Volkswagen Scandal, Emissions Testing

24-Sep-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Experts Offer Insight Into Key Issues in 2014 Midterm Elections, Including Race, Gender, and the Economy

11-Mar-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Expert Offers Insight on History of Labor Day and How Workers Are Faring in Post-Recession Recovery

19-Aug-2013 7:00 AM EDT

Expert Can Answer Food-Safety Questions for the Holidays

13-Nov-2012 8:00 AM EST

Researcher Explains How Santa Delivers Presents in One Night

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Don’t believe in Santa Claus? Magic, you say? In fact, science and technology explain how Santa is able to deliver toys to good girls and boys around the world in one night, according to a North Carolina State University researcher.
6-Dec-2011 7:35 AM EST

Food-Safety Expert Can Offer Tips For Thanksgiving

At Thanksgiving, small mistakes in the kitchen can lead to food-borne illness. Dr. Ben Chapman, food-safety specialist and assistant professor of family and consumer sciences at North Carolina State University, can offer suggestions to ensure your...
9-Nov-2011 7:00 AM EST

Expert Can Discuss Importance Of Labor Day During Recession, Election Year

As American workers are faced with the “Great Recession” of the 21st century, how are they faring this Labor Day? What role might organized labor play, or not play, in the upcoming fall 2010 elections?
30-Aug-2010 8:00 AM EDT

Experts Can Offer Insight On Haiti Disaster

The eyes of the world are now focused on Haiti, and the effects of the recent earthquake disaster on the island nation are still unfolding. North Carolina State University researchers can help explain what happened, what may happen next, and what it...
13-Jan-2010 3:30 PM EST

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