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Worrying About Election Stress Can Harm Your Health – Here’s What You Can Do About It
New research finds that simply anticipating stress related to political elections causes adverse physical health effects. However, the study also finds there is something people can do to mitigate those negative health effects.
22-Mar-2023 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Forensic Study Sheds Light on the Remains of Infants, Children
A forensic science study sheds light on how the bones of infants and juveniles decay. The findings will help forensic scientists determine how long a young person’s remains were at a particular location, as well as which bones are best suited for...
16-Mar-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The Right Cocktail of Gut Enzymes Can Stop C. diff in its Tracks
Certain enzymes within a class known as bile salt hydrolases (BSHs) can restrict Clostridioides difficile (C. diff.) colonization by both altering existing bile acids and by creating a new class of bile acids within the gut’s microbial...
13-Mar-2023 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
PFAS Can Suppress White Blood Cell’s Ability to Destroy Invaders
In a new study, researchers found that the PFAS chemical GenX suppresses the neutrophil respiratory burst – the method white blood cells known as neutrophils use to kill invading pathogens.
15-Feb-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Inhalable ‘SHIELD’ Protects Lungs Against COVID-19, Flu Viruses
Researchers have developed an inhalable powder that could protect lungs and airways from viral invasion by reinforcing the body’s own mucosal layer.
9-Feb-2023 12:25 PM EST Add to Favorites
Study: Abortion Views Closely Tied to Views on Race, Religion
A new study finds public attitudes about abortion are closely tied to both religious beliefs and attitudes about race. The study provides the first empirical evidence of the strong relationship between racial attitudes and beliefs about abortion...
8-Feb-2023 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers Propose a Fourth Light on Traffic Signals – For Self-Driving Cars
At a traffic light, red means stop and green means go. But transportation engineers are now proposing a “white light,” which would enable autonomous vehicles to help control traffic flow – and let human drivers know what’s going on.
7-Feb-2023 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Study Finds Lack of Diversity in Stock Photography Sites, Challenging Health Outreach Efforts
A new study finds that the majority of images related to health topics on stock photography sites are of light-skinned people within a fairly narrow age range, making it more difficult – and expensive – for organizations to create health...
1-Feb-2023 11:05 AM EST 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
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