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For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

A new study suggests that the messages Black girls hear at home about being Black, and about being Black women in particular, can increase or decrease their risk of exhibiting the symptoms of depression.
22-Sep-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Front of Package’ Nutrition Labels Improved Nutrition Quality

A new study analyzing 16 years of data on tens of thousands of products finds that the adoption of nutrition data on “front of package” labels is associated with improved nutritional content of those foods and their competitors.
21-Sep-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Venus’ Ancient Layered, Folded Rocks Point to Volcanic Origin

An international team of researchers has found that some of the oldest terrain on Venus, known as tesserae, have layering that seems consistent with volcanic activity. The finding could provide insights into the enigmatic planet’s geological...
17-Sep-2020 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover New Photoactivation Mechanism for Polymer Production

Researchers have demonstrated a way to use low-energy, visible light to produce polymer gel objects from pure monomer solutions. The work sheds further light on the ways in which low energy photons can combine to produce high energy excited states.
16-Sep-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study suggests financial holdings influenced key votes for house lawmakers

A recent study found strong associations between the financial holdings of legislators in the U.S. House of Representatives and how those lawmakers voted on key financial legislation.
15-Sep-2020 5:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Financial Holdings Influenced Key Votes For House Lawmakers

A recent study found strong associations between the financial holdings of legislators in the U.S. House of Representatives and how those lawmakers voted on key financial legislation.
15-Sep-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

As Collegiate Esports Become More Professional, Women Are Being Left Out

A new study finds the rapidly growing field of collegiate esports is effectively becoming a two-tiered system, with club-level programs that are often supportive of gender diversity being clearly distinct from well-funded varsity programs that are...
9-Sep-2020 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

A new study finds that experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth.
8-Sep-2020 8:30 AM 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

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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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Fall Foliage 2020: Here’s What to Expect in North Carolina

The warm, rainy summer in North Carolina has set the stage for what could be a better-than-average foliage sea...
23 Sep 2020

Inside ABB and NC State’s Decadeslong Partnership

ABB was the first corporate partner to move onto Centennial Campus. Now, 30 years later, the company is still ...
22 Sep 2020

For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

The messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression....
22 Sep 2020

Impact of Effort to Reduce Amazon Deforestation Overestimated, Study Finds

Projects designed to protect the Amazon rainforest and reduce greenhouse gas emissions overestimated their imp...
21 Sep 2020

‘Front of Package’ Nutrition Labels Improved Nutrition Quality

The adoption of nutrition data on “front of package” labels is associated with improved nutritional conten...
21 Sep 2020

Why Phosphine in Venus’ Clouds is a Big Deal

Paul Byrne explains why finding phosphine gas on Venus is important, and where we go from here....
18 Sep 2020

Scientists Pilot Drones in Effort to Save Trees From Invasive Beetle

NC State are using drones to try to find ash trees with natural resistance to the emerald ash borer invasive p...
17 Sep 2020

Venus’ Ancient Layered, Folded Rocks Point to Volcanic Origin

Some of the oldest terrain on Venus could provide insights into the enigmatic planet's geological history....
17 Sep 2020

New Data Processing Module Makes Deep Neural Networks Smarter

AI researchers have improved the performance of deep neural networks by combining feature normalization and fe...
16 Sep 2020

Researchers Discover New Photoactivation Mechanism for Polymer Production

Researchers demonstrate a way to use low-energy, visible light to produce polymer gel objects from pure monome...
16 Sep 2020

Colorado’s Famous Aspens Expected to Decline Due to Climate Change

NC State researchers predict quaking aspen trees, known for their brilliant foliage in fall, will visibly decl...
16 Sep 2020

Study Suggests Financial Holdings Influenced Key Votes For House Lawmakers

Many lawmakers have voted to support their financial interests, regardless of their politics....
15 Sep 2020

Finding the Best Way to Get COVID-19 Test Kits Where They’re Needed

NC State research effort aims to improve COVID-19 test kit distribution and supply chains....
14 Sep 2020

Research Sheds Light on Earliest Stages of Angelman Syndrome

New research offers insights into the earliest stages of Angelman syndrome....
10 Sep 2020

Wildfires: Expert Answers to Your Burning Questions

Wildfire season is here. An NC State researcher answers questions about the environmental impact of wildfires ...
09 Sep 2020

As Collegiate Esports Become More Professional, Women Are Being Left Out

A new study finds women are being sidelined in collegiate esports....
09 Sep 2020

The Responsibility to Rebrand: Aunt Jemima’s Case Study

Discussing race and corporate social responsibility in the context of brands, business and marketing....
08 Sep 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

Experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Blac...
08 Sep 2020

Today and Tomorrow: Our Changing Climate and How We’ll Respond

NC State researchers are helping us understand and prepare for the impacts of a warming planet on North Caroli...
07 Sep 2020

How Kids Are Inspiring Adults to Address Climate Change

Why? Because parents listen to their children....
03 Sep 2020

Researchers Warn of Food-Web Threats From Common Insecticides

A researcher from NC State argued for curbing the use of neonicotinoid insecticides and warned about their spr...
02 Sep 2020

Envisioning Research Contest Winners Show Artistic Exploration

The winners of the 2020 Envisioning Research Contest brought a new light to their discoveries at NC State. ...
02 Sep 2020

Climate Change and Outdoor Recreation

Climate change will affect businesses that rely on outdoor recreation....
02 Sep 2020

Record-Setting Rain and Heat? This Is the New Normal

Climate change is no longer a future problem. It is a now problem....
01 Sep 2020

Managing Data Flow to Boost Cyber-Physical System Performance

A suite of algorithms improves the performance of cyber-physical systems – from autonomous vehicles to smart...
01 Sep 2020

Study Highlights Keys to Helping Dads Be There for Kids When They Don’t Have Custody

These factors help determine the extent to which fathers who don’t have custody are involved in their kids' ...
31 Aug 2020

A New IDEA: Pairing Trainees With Computational Experts During the Pandemic

How COVID-19 led to an unexpected bump in computational research....
31 Aug 2020

Fire and Butterflies: Insights From a Natural Disaster

Human intervention can help rare species survive climate change....
31 Aug 2020

How Climate Change May Reshape Pine Plantations

To be sustainable, and turn a profit, the forestry sector is already thinking about how to evolve in the face ...
27 Aug 2020

Lessons for Educators on Teaching Climate Change

Researchers found a strategy to teach students climate change, but also saw outside beliefs influence learning...
26 Aug 2020

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