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Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

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Sudden oak death, a disease that's killed millions of trees, turned up in Oregon, posing a threat to the timber industry. Scientists are using a 3D model called Tangible Landscape to help stakeholders work together to find ways to stop the disease's spread.

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14-May-2019 5:00 PM EDT
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Human Capital Benefits of Military Boost Economy by Billions

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A recent study finds that U.S. government spending on military personnel has a positive impact on the nation’s human capital – essentially improving the American workforce. The study estimates the economic impact of this human capital improvement to be $89.8 billion for 2019 alone.

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17-May-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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Expert can discuss impact of tariffs on supply chains.

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Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management

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15-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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    9-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT

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How Sea Level Rise Affects Birds in Coastal Forests

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Saltwater intrusion changes coastal vegetation that provides bird habitat. Researchers found that the transition from forests to marshes along the North Carolina coast due to climate change could benefit some bird species of concern for conservation.

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7-May-2019 1:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712287

Design Flaws Create Security Vulnerabilities for 'Smart Home' Internet-of-Things Devices

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NC State researchers find countermeasures for designers of security systems and other smart home devices.

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2-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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N.C. Study: Warmer Water Linked to Higher Proportion of Male Flounder

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In the wild and in the lab, researchers find a relationship between higher water temperatures and a lower percentage of female flounder, a cause for concern.

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30-Apr-2019 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712025

Study Highlights How Little We Know About Women Terrorists

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The first large-scale research project evaluating the characteristics of women involved in jihadism-inspired terrorism finds significant differences between men and women in both their backgrounds and their roles within terrorist groups.

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29-Apr-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 707442

Gap Between Corporate Earnings, Non-Financial Measures Affects Forecasting

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Study: the more a company’s earnings diverge from its non-financial resources, the less likely it is to forecast its earnings. For companies that do forecast, the larger the disconnect between a company’s earnings and its non-financial measures, the more it overestimates its actual performance.

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4-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 706824

Racial Discrimination Increases Activism in Black Young Adults

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A recent study finds that experiencing racial discrimination makes black teens and young adults more likely to engage in social and political activism on issues that are important to black communities.

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22-Jan-2019 8:05 AM EST

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Ancient Carpet Shark Discovered with ‘Spaceship-Shaped’ Teeth

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The world of the dinosaurs just got a bit more bizarre with a newly discovered species of freshwater shark whose tiny teeth resemble the alien ships from the popular 1980s video game Galaga.

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15-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST

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