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When Neurons Are ‘Born’ Impacts Olfactory Behavior in Mice

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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

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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

Social Media Photos Priceless for Natural Resources Research

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Crowdsourced information can provide a continental perspective on the scenic places where people live, work and play. Using geotagged data from photo-sharing platforms, researchers from North Carolina State University created a predictive model that...
27-Oct-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wind Patterns in Lowest Layers of Supercell Storms Key to Predicting Tornadoes

New research from North Carolina State University has found that wind patterns in the lowest 500 meters of the atmosphere near supercell thunderstorms can help predict whether that storm will generate a tornado.
13-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Food Additive Key to Environmentally Friendly, Efficient, Plastic Solar Cells

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have created an efficient, semi-printed plastic solar cell without the use of environmentally hazardous halogen solvents.
29-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Older Adults No Slower Than Young Adults at Taking Control of Semi-Autonomous Vehicles

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New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults have comparable response times to young adults when tasked with taking control of a semi-autonomous vehicle.
29-Sep-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

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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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