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Researchers Sequence Bedbug Genome, Find Unique Features


NC State researcher leads effort to sequence genetic blueprint of the bedbug. The findings show the mechanisms behind some of the insect's most reviled characteristics, including its resistance to insecticides.
28-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Evolutionary Clock Ticks for Snowshoe Hares Facing Climate Change


Having the wrong coat color during shorter winters is deadly for snowshoe hares and could lead to a steep population decline by mid-century. However, wide variance in molting times could enable natural selection to work.
15-Jan-2016 9:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Molecular-Like Photochemistry From Semiconductor Nanocrystals


Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated the transfer of triplet exciton energy from semiconductor nanocrystals to surface-bound molecular acceptors, extending the lifetime of the originally prepared excited state by six...
19-Jan-2016 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Racial Makeup of Labor Markets Affects Who Gets Job Leads

Research finds that the racial composition of a labor market plays a significant role in whether workers find out about job leads – regardless of the race of the worker.
13-Jan-2016 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Tech to Help Companies Detect and Respond to Cloud Computing Performance Bugs

Computer science researcher launches company that uses new tech to to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their customers.
11-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Antibiotics Pave Way for C. difficle Infections by Killing Beneficial Bile Acid-Altering Bacteria


New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Michigan finds that bile acids which are altered by bacteria normally living in the large intestine inhibit the growth of Clostridium difficile, or C. diff.
6-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mental Health Courts Significantly Reduce Repeat Offenses, Jail Time

New research finds that mental health courts are effective at reducing repeat offending, and limiting related jail time, for people with mental health problems – especially those who also have substance use problems.
3-Dec-2015 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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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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