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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

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

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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

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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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