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Study Finds Current Corporate Sustainability Reporting Misses the Mark

A new study finds that corporate sustainability reporting often focuses on issues that are unimportant to stakeholders, and offers specific suggestions to improve the content of future corporate sustainability reporting efforts.
18-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Tool Can Help Policymakers Prioritize Information Needs for Synthetic Biology Tech

New technologies are developed at a rapid pace, often reaching the market before policymakers can determine how they should be governed. Now researchers have developed a model that can be used to assess emerging synthetic biology products to...
17-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Synthetic Stem Cells Could Offer Therapeutic Benefits, Reduced Risks


Researchers have developed a synthetic version of a cardiac stem cell. These synthetic stem cells offer therapeutic benefits comparable to those from natural stem cells and could reduce some of the risks associated with stem cell therapies.
22-Dec-2016 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence and Mental Illness

New research finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to...
22-Dec-2016 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

When Neurons Are ‘Born’ Impacts Olfactory Behavior in Mice


Neurons generated at different life stages in mice can impact aspects of their olfactory sense and behavior.
7-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Tweak Enzyme ‘Assembly Line’ to Improve Antibiotics


Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a way to make pinpoint changes to an enzyme-driven “assembly line” that will enable scientists to improve or change the properties of existing antibiotics as well as create...
29-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Toxic ‘Marine Snow’ Can Sink Quickly, Persist at Ocean Depths

A specific neurotoxin can persist and accumulate in “marine snow” formed by the algae Pseudo-nitzschia, and this marine snow can reach significant depths quickly.
28-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Technique Could Boost Online Word-of-Mouth Marketing

Researchers have developed a technique for creating complex predictive tools that can be used to make effective decisions about word-of-mouth marketing for online products and services.
2-Nov-2016 8:05 AM 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


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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