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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.

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6-Dec-2011 7:35 AM EST

Pop Culture

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Food-Safety Expert Can Offer Tips For Thanksgiving

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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 Thanksgiving meal is a safe one.

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9-Nov-2011 7:00 AM EST
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Expert Can Discuss Importance Of Labor Day During Recession, Election Year

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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?

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30-Aug-2010 8:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 560319

Experts Can Offer Insight On Haiti Disaster

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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 could mean for Haiti’s political and economic future.

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13-Jan-2010 3:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Thanks, But No Thanks: Avoiding Food Poisoning At Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is when people get together around the dinner table and, unless you want your loved ones getting violently ill, it is a good time to think about food safety. Dr. Ben Chapman, food safety specialist and assistant professor of food science at NC State University, can offer suggestions to ensure your Thanksgiving meal is a safe one.

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19-Nov-2009 12:35 PM EST
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Article ID: 547817

Experts Can Address Challenges Facing Obama, New Congress

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President-elect Barack Obama and a new Congress face challenges ranging from the economy to a tangled foreign policy picture in Europe and the Middle East. Experts at North Carolina State University can place these challenges in their proper context and offer insight into what we can expect from our nation's new leaders.

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9-Jan-2009 1:00 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 547064

Science of Santa: How Santa Delivers All His Presents in One Night

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If you're skeptical of Santa's abilities to deliver presents to millions of homes and children in just one night, NC State University engineering professor Dr. Larry Silverberg can explain the scientific principles that allow the Jolly Old Elf to pull off the magical feat year after year.

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8-Dec-2008 5:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 544822

Experts Can Address Far-Ranging Impacts Of Economic Crisis

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The current economic crisis is having a significant impact in areas far from Wall Street. North Carolina State University has experts who can provide key insights into the crisis' impacts on everything from farmers and agriculture to this year's elections.

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30-Sep-2008 4:10 PM EDT
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Expert Can Discuss History of Labor Day, the Labor Movement

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As Labor Day approaches, people are looking forward to a three-day weekend and the end of summer "“ but fewer and fewer people understand the day's historical significance. A national holiday since 1894, Labor Day was initiated by the union movement to celebrate the American worker "“ and to highlight the size and political power of the unions themselves.

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26-Aug-2008 7:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Elections Expert Can Weigh In On Campaigns, Opinion and Media

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Elections expert Dr. Steven Greene is available to provide insight and perspective on the Obama and McCain campaigns, public opinion and the media as we come into the home stretch of what will be a historic presidential election.

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22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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