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Research Suggests Business Leaders Should Re-Think How They Treat Team Members

New findings from an international team of researchers suggest that business leaders who oversee teams need to find a middle ground in how they treat team members – or risk hurting overall team performance.
4-Nov-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Spheroid Stem Cell Production Sows Hope for IPF Treatment


In a small pilot study, researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated a rapid, simple way to generate large numbers of lung stem cells for use in disease treatment.
8-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dialect Influences Appalachian Students' Experiences in College

NC State linguist says language diversity isn't always celebrated on campus and calls dialect the "last acceptable personal trait to make fun of."
31-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tail As Old As Time – Researchers Trace Ankylosaur’s Tail Evolution


How did the ankylosaur get its tail club? According to research that traces the evolution of the ankylosaur’s distinctive tail, the handle arrived first on the scene, and the knot at the end of the tail followed.
28-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Better Signs Could Help Reduce Friction Between Motorists, Bicyclists

Web-based survey finds "Bicyclists May Use Full Lane," more effective message for signs
26-Aug-2015 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Female Fish Genitalia Evolve in Response to Predators, Interbreeding


Female fish in the Bahamas have developed ways of showing males that “No means no.”
19-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When Fruit Flies Get Sick, Their Offspring Become More Diverse


When fruit flies are attacked by parasites or bacteria they respond by producing offspring with greater genetic variability. These findings demonstrate that parents may purposefully alter the genotypes of their offspring to increase their chance of...
10-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sandcastles Inspire New Nanoparticle Binding Technique


Researchers from North Carolina State University show that magnetic nanoparticles encased in oily liquid shells can bind together in water, much like sand particles mixed with the right amount of water can form sandcastles.
5-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


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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