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Study: Corporations Can Benefit from Altruism During a Crisis

New research finds that altruism – and social media – can help corporations cultivate trust with consumers on mobile devices during and after natural disasters, such as hurricanes.
20-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes

Nuisance pest into medically important threat? A North Carolina State University study shows that histamine levels are substantially higher in homes infested by bed bugs than in pest-free homes, and that these histamine levels persist for months –...
8-Feb-2018 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Why Don’t Turtles Still Have Tail Spikes?

In a study covering 300 million years of evolutionary history, researchers from North Carolina State University and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences found four necessary components to tail weapon development: size, armor, herbivory and...
17-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


‘Decorated’ Stem Cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair

“Decorating” cardiac stem cells with platelet nanovesicles can increase the stem cells’ ability to find and remain at the site of heart attack injury and enhance their effectiveness in treatment.
10-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Diversity Boosts Innovation in U.S. Companies

A recent study finds that taking steps to foster diversity makes a company more innovative, in terms of product innovations, patents created and citations on patents – meaning the relevant innovations are also used to develop new technologies.
9-Jan-2018 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Behavioral Science Approach Combines Experiments, Models

Researchers are outlining a new approach to behavioral research that draws on experimental studies and computer models to offer new insights into organizational and group behavior.
3-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Short Intervention Boosts Safe-Sex Skills in Teen Girls

A recent study finds that a 45-minute online sexual health program improved the ability of teen girls to communicate effectively about safe sex.
6-Dec-2017 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain

Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) at levels below those currently considered safe for humans affects gene expression related to sexual differentiation and neurodevelopment in the developing rat brain.
31-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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

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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