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Study: New Audit Rules Had Little Effect on Companies

When new financial auditing regulations went into effect in 2019, there were concerns the rules would affect publicly traded companies and, by extension, investors. A new study finds there was an effect – but it was a small one.
28-Nov-2023 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Consumers, Florists Differ on Floral Arrangements

Consumer preferences in floral arrangements don’t necessarily match the designs that florists are taught to make, according to a new study by researchers at North Carolina State University.
20-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Model Adds Human Reactions to Flood Risk Assessment

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a land change model that simulates interactions between urban growth, increased flooding and how humans adapt in response. The new model could offer a more realistic assessment of risk for...
7-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Dig This: ‘Neglected’ Dinosaur Had Super Senses

A CT scan of an often-overlooked, plant-eating dinosaur’s skull reveals that while it may not have been all that “brainy,” it had a unique combination of traits associated with living animals that spend at least part of their time underground,...
7-Nov-2023 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Using Different Flours for Sourdough Fosters Different Bacteria – and Flavors

A new study of the microbial ecosystem in sourdough finds that using different types of flour fosters distinct bacterial communities, and that these differences contribute to the variation of sourdough aromas and flavors.
11-Oct-2023 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

State COVID-19 Websites Fail to Meet Accessibility Standards

During the COVID pandemic, U.S. states and territories created websites to share relevant public health information. But a new study finds the sites don’t meet accessibility standards.
27-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Racism Shapes Black Motherhood in the U.S.

Being a mom is hard. Being a Black mom is especially hard. A new study underscores the ways that being a Black mother in the United States involves navigating aspects of parenthood that are explicitly tied to dealing with anti-Black racism.
21-Sep-2023 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Receive Parental Support Into Their 40s

A new study finds that only a third of adults in the United States did not rely on their parents for some form of material support between their late teens and early 40s.
20-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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How Open Science Can Both Advance and Hinder Equity in Research

Not all aspects of open science currently deliver on the promise of equity....
05 Dec 2023

AI Networks Are More Vulnerable to Malicious Attacks Than Previously Thought

A study finds AI tools are more vulnerable than previously thought to targeted attacks that effectively force ...
04 Dec 2023

3 Benefits of Genetically-Improved Christmas Trees

NC State researchers are working to develop “elite” Fraser fir trees that look better, grow faster and ret...
01 Dec 2023

To Help Autonomous Vehicles Make Moral Decisions, Researchers Ditch the ‘Trolley Problem’

The goal of the new research is to help autonomous vehicles make “good” decisions....
01 Dec 2023

Study Tests Firefighter Turnout Gear With, Without PFAS

PFAS-free outer shells fail to repel oil and hydraulic fluid, potentially bringing performance tradeoffs to fi...
30 Nov 2023

Rare Ant Species Rediscovered in North Carolina Trees

The discovery is the first time scientists have photographed or collected any males from the elusive species....
30 Nov 2023

New Audit Rules Had Little Effect on Companies

A recent study finds new financial auditing regulations did have an effect – but it was a small one....
28 Nov 2023

Understanding Charged Particles Helps Physicists Simulate Element Creation in Stars

Figuring out how nucleons interact at low energy can lead to understanding how elements form within stars....
27 Nov 2023

Don’t Make Loved Ones Barf: Holiday Food Safety Tips for Tamales

Tamales are a delicious holiday staple. Here are some tips to help you avoid foodborne illness when making the...
27 Nov 2023

Trusting Their Gut: NC State Spinout Company Knows Cows Hold the Key to Quickly Cooling the Climate

Hoofprint Biome, which recently closed a $4.25M pre-seed round of venture capital funding, was founded by two ...
21 Nov 2023

What Can You Expect at a North Carolina Christmas Tree Lot This Year?

We spoke with Jamie Bookwalter, a mountain conifer extension specialist at NC State, to get the inside scoop o...
21 Nov 2023

Why the COVID Pandemic Hit Non-White Americans the Hardest

There was a stark difference in the percentage of non-white Americans who died in the first year of the COVID ...
20 Nov 2023

Consumers, Florists Differ on Floral Arrangements

Consumers don't necessarily pay attention to design elements used by florists. And consumers love roses - a lo...
20 Nov 2023

What Is Open Science? An Intro, Common Misconceptions and Advice

2023 is the year of open science. But what exactly does that mean?...
17 Nov 2023

Autonomous Lab Discovers Best-in-Class Quantum Dot in Hours; It Would Have Taken Humans Years

A new autonomous system can identify how to synthesize “best-in-class” materials for specific applications...
13 Nov 2023

Colostrum Key to Saving Beef Calves From Trouble

Researchers examine biggest risk factors for failed immune transfer in newborn beef calves....
07 Nov 2023

Dig This: ‘Neglected’ Dinosaur Had Super Senses

This dino may have been a wallflower, but a CT scan of its skull reveals some hidden superpowers. ...
07 Nov 2023

NC State Receives Five-Year IEP Designation Extension from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities recently announced that NC State received a five-year ex...
06 Nov 2023

New Model Adds Human Reactions to Flood Risk Assessment

By taking human adaptation into account, a new land change model offers a more realistic assessment of flood r...
06 Nov 2023

Poop, Pee and Microbes: The Complicated Ecology of Pit Latrines

The findings are relevant for efforts to both improve public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions associ...
31 Oct 2023

Chancellor Woodson Receives AURP Leadership Award

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson received the 2023 Leadership Award from the Association of University Resear...
25 Oct 2023

Helping Companies Understand – and Respond to – Online Misinformation

When misinformation spreads on social media, there can be real consequences for both companies and the public....
24 Oct 2023

A Parasitic Haunting: When Snakes are Eaten From Within

Imagine a wormlike crustacean that eats snakes from the inside out....
24 Oct 2023

Using AI to Solve Fundamental Issues in Nuclear Physics

A new collaboration aims to solve the nuclear many-body problem....
23 Oct 2023

BNP Peptide a Culprit in Eczema

A tiny peptide known as BNP plays a big role in activating eczema's itch....
19 Oct 2023

N.C. Needed a Plan to Help Homeless Kids. Now It Has One.

There are more than 30,000 homeless infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children in North Carolina. A new act...
19 Oct 2023

Robotic Prosthetic Ankles Improve ‘Natural’ Movement, Stability

Robotic prosthetic ankles that are controlled by nerve impulses allow amputees to move more “naturally,” i...
18 Oct 2023

Study Elucidates Evolution of Mosquitoes and Their Hosts

Study creates a mosquito family tree to better understand disease transmission and host choice....
18 Oct 2023

Greener Neighborhoods Can Protect Us – at the Cellular Level

A new study finds that greenspace in urban environments has a positive impact on a key genetic marker associat...
18 Oct 2023

Seeing the Invisible: Revealing Hidden Damage With Cameras To Improve Aircraft Safety

The project seeks to use cameras to find damage that lies beneath an aircraft’s surface....
17 Oct 2023



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