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Study Uncovers How Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals Navigate Social Challenges

A recent study highlights the range of uncomfortable situations people living with blindness or visual impairment encounter due to interpersonal communication challenges, and outlines strategies people with visual impairment use to navigate these...
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Inhalable COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise in Rodent Model

Researchers have created an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine that is shelf stable at room temperature for up to three months, targets the lungs specifically and effectively, and allows for self-administration via an inhaler.
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Borrowed Gene Helps Maize Adapt to High Elevations, Cold Temperatures

An important gene in maize called HPC1 modulates certain chemical processes that contribute to flowering time, and has its origins in “teosinte mexicana,” a precursor to modern-day corn that grows wild in the highlands of Mexico.
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New Studies Shed Light on Election-Related Stress

New research finds anticipating stress related to political elections can affect people’s emotional well-being before anything has even happened.
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Researchers Use Galaxy as a ‘Cosmic Telescope’ to Study Heart of the Young Universe

A unique new instrument, coupled with a powerful telescope and a little help from nature, has given researchers the ability to peer into galactic nurseries at the heart of the young universe.
18-May-2022 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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What Caused This Megatooth Shark’s Massive Toothache?

Did the world’s largest prehistoric shark need an orthodontist, or did it just have a bad lunch?
12-May-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Quantifying Cognitive Decline in Dogs Could Help Humans With Alzheimer’s Disease

A suite of complimentary tests can quantify changes in dogs suspected of suffering from cognitive decline. The approach could benefit dogs and serve as a model for evaluating cognitive decline progression in – and treatments for – humans with...
9-May-2022 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyalty Program Members, Regular Customers Respond Differently to Social Media Marketing

A new study finds the social media messages that resonate best with loyalty program members differ from the posts that work best with other customers. The finding could inform how best to craft social media campaigns aimed at either segment of a...
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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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New Method Can Remove Dyes From Wastewater

Findings by NC State researchers offer a new potential method for cleaning wastewater after use by textiles, c...
11 Aug 2022

Should I Be Worried About Monkeypox? And What Exactly Is Monkeypox Anyway?

How contagious is monkeypox? How dangerous is it? Experts answer your questions....
10 Aug 2022

Strategies Revealed for Effective Delivery of K-12 Online Education

An analysis by NC State researchers found challenges and best practices for teaching K-12 classes online....
10 Aug 2022

New AI Meets Profit, Risk Goals for Complex Financial Portfolios

The AI meets investment risk and return goals for large-scale portfolios containing hundreds of assets....
10 Aug 2022

Hearing Loss in Dogs Associated With Dementia

Hearing loss and dementia can go hand in hand in older dogs....
09 Aug 2022

Study Uncovers How Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals Navigate Social Challenges

The study shows a range of uncomfortable situations people living with blindness encounter due to interpersona...
09 Aug 2022

A Tree Planter’s Guide to Environmental Justice

In a recent paper, researchers from NC State described a series of environmental justice strategies to guide t...
05 Aug 2022

Study Pinpoints ‘Win-Win’ Solutions to Protect Human Health and Conserve Ecosystems

Research examines academic literature to find 46 interventions that would simultaneously benefit humans and th...
03 Aug 2022

NC State to Lead Multi-institution Software Supply Chain Security Grant from NSF

NC State is the lead institution for a National Science Foundation grant to research technical challenges in s...
03 Aug 2022

During COVID-19 Lockdowns, Textile Arts Helped Older Adults to Cope

An NC State researcher explored how textile arts and crafts helped adults isolated in senior living facilities...
01 Aug 2022

Inside the Institute for Advanced Analytics

Now in its 15th year, the institute — and its prestigious Master of Science in Analytics program — is the ...
01 Aug 2022

NC State Brings Expertise, Interdisciplinarity to Galapagos Consortium

In joining the International Galapagos Science Consortium, NC State bolsters its current research and service ...
29 Jul 2022

New Catalyst Leads to More Efficient Butadiene Production

Butadiene is a building block in synthetic rubber and a variety of plastics....
27 Jul 2022

Fathom Science’s Metocean Forecasting Technology Wades Into Uncharted Territory

Since receiving support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund in 2018, Fathom Science has delivered customiz...
22 Jul 2022

How ‘Shark Week’ Could Inspire Love for Ocean Predators

Findings from a new study indicate positive YouTube videos could be a useful tool for shark conservation....
21 Jul 2022

Researchers Lift the Veil on Stubborn Probiotic

Painstaking work on a recalcitrant bacterium could lead to improved probiotics....
18 Jul 2022

Taxing Cryptocurrency: What Happens When Crypto Crashes?

What are the tax implications of the cryptocurrency crash?...
18 Jul 2022

Extreme Heat Is Getting Worse. Is North Carolina’s Power Grid Ready?

North Carolinians are consuming record amounts of electricity as the summers grow longer and hotter....
15 Jul 2022

Report Reveals Risk Management Processes in U.S. Organizations Are Not Keeping Pace With Growing Risks

Only a third of firms reported that they have enterprise risk management processes in place....
12 Jul 2022

AI Researchers Tackle Longstanding ‘Data Heterogeneity’ Problem for Federated Learning

The new approach allows users to develop accurate AI models more quickly and accurately....
11 Jul 2022

Inhalable COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise in Rodent Model

Inhalable, shelf-stable COVID-19 vaccine could address challenges of vaccine storage and administration....
05 Jul 2022

When Volcanology and Art Collide

Arianna Soldati talks about a unique collaboration between volcanologists and glass artists....
01 Jul 2022

Borrowed Gene Helps Maize Adapt to High Elevations, Cold Temperatures

Important flowering time gene has origins in a Mexican highlands crop that is a precursor to modern-day corn....
30 Jun 2022

The Answer to a Red Fox Mystery Is in Their DNA

The vast majority of red foxes in the Southeast are native to North America, according to an NC State expert....
28 Jun 2022

Expert: College Athletics Offer Platform for Promoting Sustainable Behavior

Higher education institutions can use their athletic programs to promote sustainable behavior among fans, acco...
27 Jun 2022

Volunteers Who Help Gather Data for Science Are Committed, But Not Diverse

Findings from a new study could help researchers design and structure future citizen science projects....
23 Jun 2022

Technique Allows Researchers to Align Gold Nanorods with Magnetic Fields

A new technique allows researchers to align gold nanorods using magnetic fields, allowing greater control over...
22 Jun 2022

Study: People Are Most Physically Active When Their Environments are Both Highly Walkable and Very Green

New research used wearable sensors and satellite data to identify how a person’s environment affects their l...
14 Jun 2022

New Fire Shelter Prototypes Could Buy Time for Wildfire Firefighters

New designs for wildfire shelters could increase the survival time for firefighters inside, researchers from N...
14 Jun 2022

Shorter, Wider Flowers May Transmit More Parasites to Bees

Flower shape has biggest effect on parasite transmission to bees, according to a new study....
13 Jun 2022

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