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Researchers Demonstrate Fundamentally New Approach to Ultrasound Imaging

Researchers have demonstrated a new technique for creating ultrasound images. The new approach is substantially simpler than existing techniques and could significantly drive down technology costs.
13-Aug-2020 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Knowledge is Power: Learning More About COVID-19 Can Reduce Your Pandemic Stress

A new study finds that the more people know about COVID-19, the less pandemic-related stress they have. The study also found that making plans to reduce stress was also effective for older adults – but not for adults in their 40s or younger.
10-Aug-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

To bond with nature, kids need solitary activities outdoors

A new study found solitary activities like fishing, hunting or exploring outside are key to building strong bonds between children and nature. Activities like these encourage children to both enjoy being outside and to feel comfortable there.
5-Aug-2020 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

A new study finds U.S. healthcare workers are struggling with a suite of mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
30-Jul-2020 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Having Clients From Many Industries Hurts Auditing Firm Effectiveness

When an accounting firm has a diversified client portfolio, the quality of the firm’s audits suffers – and the more industry sectors it audits, the worse those audits are.
30-Jul-2020 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify MicroRNA That Shows Promise for Hair Regrowth

Researchers have identified a microRNA (miRNA) that could promote hair regeneration. This miRNA – miR-218-5p – plays an important role in regulating the pathway involved in follicle regeneration, and could be a candidate for future drug...
27-Jul-2020 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teen Museum Educators Increase Engagement, Learning, in Tween Visitors

A new study finds teen docents at museums have an overall positive effect on visitor experiences, learning and information retention. The positive effects accrued across age groups regardless of museum type, but were most apparent in children ages 9...
23-Jul-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genome Guardians Stop and Reel in DNA to Correct Replication Errors

Proofreading proteins prevent DNA replication errors by creating an immobile structure that calls more proteins to the site to repair the error. This structure could also prevent the mismatched region from being “packed” back into the cell...
16-Jul-2020 2:45 PM 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

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Researcher Explains How Santa Delivers Presents in One Night

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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