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Study: Near-Shore Wind Farms Would Have Big Impact on Coastal Tourism

A study by economists at North Carolina State University finds that most people are unwilling to rent vacation homes that have a view of offshore wind turbines – and that those who will rent expect steep rental discounts unless the turbines are...
4-Apr-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Microneedle Patch Delivers Localized Cancer Immunotherapy to Melanoma

Biomedical engineering researchers have developed a technique that uses a patch embedded with microneedles to deliver cancer immunotherapy treatment directly to the site of melanoma skin cancer. In animal studies, the technique more effectively...
24-Mar-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When You Claim Social Security Influences Whether Your Spouse Enters Poverty in Widowhood

A recent study finds that when the primary wage earner in a marriage claims Social Security can significantly affect whether that person’s spouse becomes impoverished in later life.
15-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pregnant T. rex Could Aid in Dino Sex-Typing

A pregnant Tyrannosaurus rex that roamed Montana 68 million years ago may be the key to discerning gender differences between theropod, or meat-eating dinosaur, species.
11-Mar-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Individual Rewards Can Boost Team Performance at Work

Conventional wisdom has held that boosting team performance in the workplace should focus on rewarding entire teams that perform well. But new research finds that rewarding individual workers can boost performance both for other workers and for the...
11-Mar-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers ID Risk Factors That Predict Violence in Adults With Mental Illness

Researchers have identified three risk factors that make adults with mental illness more likely to engage in violent behavior. The findings give mental health professionals and others working with adults with mental illness a suite of...
1-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Sanctions Boost Foreign Military More Than They Hurt Economy

The available evidence indicates that economic sanctions are not effective tools for achieving specific policy goals in foreign nations. New research argues that increased military spending caused by economic sanctions counterbalances the adverse...
18-Feb-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Stigma Regarding Weight Loss May Be Overblown

A qualitative study finds that most people who have lost a lot of weight don’t perceive themselves as being “judged” because they used to be overweight or obese – which contradicts earlier research that people were still stigmatized even...
17-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST 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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