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Newswise: Researcher Explains How Santa Delivers Presents in One Night
Released: 6-Dec-2011 7:35 AM EST
Researcher Explains How Santa Delivers Presents in One Night
North Carolina State University

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.

Released: 9-Nov-2011 7:00 AM EST
Food-Safety Expert Can Offer Tips For Thanksgiving
North Carolina State University

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.

Released: 30-Aug-2010 8:00 AM EDT
Expert Can Discuss Importance Of Labor Day During Recession, Election Year
North Carolina State University

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?

Released: 13-Jan-2010 3:30 PM EST
Experts Can Offer Insight On Haiti Disaster
North Carolina State University

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.

Released: 19-Nov-2009 12:35 PM EST
Thanks, But No Thanks: Avoiding Food Poisoning At Thanksgiving
North Carolina State University

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.

Released: 9-Jan-2009 1:00 PM EST
Experts Can Address Challenges Facing Obama, New Congress
North Carolina State University

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.

Released: 8-Dec-2008 5:00 AM EST
Science of Santa: How Santa Delivers All His Presents in One Night
North Carolina State University

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.

Released: 30-Sep-2008 4:10 PM EDT
Experts Can Address Far-Ranging Impacts Of Economic Crisis
North Carolina State University

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.

Released: 26-Aug-2008 7:00 AM EDT
Expert Can Discuss History of Labor Day, the Labor Movement
North Carolina State University

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.

Newswise: Elections Expert Can Weigh In On Campaigns, Opinion and Media
Released: 22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Elections Expert Can Weigh In On Campaigns, Opinion and Media
North Carolina State University

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.

Newswise: Poli Sci Expert Can Comment on White House, Congress Races
Released: 22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Poli Sci Expert Can Comment on White House, Congress Races
North Carolina State University

While the nation focuses on an exciting presidential race, the control of the House and Senate are also up for grabs -- and will certainly play a key role in deciding the policy direction of the United States.

Newswise: Policy Expert Can Talk on Energy, Environment In This Election
Released: 22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Policy Expert Can Talk on Energy, Environment In This Election
North Carolina State University

Energy needs and environmental concerns are hot topics in this campaign season, and are likely to play a key role in determining which candidate will get voters' support in November.

Newswise: Foreign Policy Expert Can Address Russia, Iraq and the Election
Released: 22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Foreign Policy Expert Can Address Russia, Iraq and the Election
North Carolina State University

International tensions are high over the war in Iraq, and emerging diplomatic concerns stemming from the ongoing conflict between Russia and Georgia -- as well as a recent agreement to site a U.S. missile defense system on Polish soil. How these events play out will likely play a significant role in the direction of the upcoming elections.

Newswise: Consumer Expert Offers Insight On Economics And The Election
Released: 22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Consumer Expert Offers Insight On Economics And The Election
North Carolina State University

As fears escalate over financial instability and rising prices, issues related to the economy are increasingly becoming the focal points of this year's presidential election.


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