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Study Details Baseline Needs to Bring Factories into Compliance with Labor Standards

A new study establishes all of the actions apparel factories will need to take in order to come into compliance with international labor standards. The study is a first step toward determining what such compliance would cost consumers, and building...
29-Nov-2021 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

During Historic Drought, Higher Temperatures Helped Beetle Kill More California Pine Trees

Increased temperatures during an historic drought in California contributed to the death of large numbers of giant pine trees speeding up the life cycle of a tree-killing beetle.
10-Nov-2021 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Tool Assesses How Well People Read Kids’ Emotions

Researchers have developed and validated a tool for assessing how accurate people are at recognizing emotion in elementary school-aged children. The technique facilitates research on understanding emotions of children – and shows that adults are...
2-Nov-2021 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study IDs Strategies to Help Recovering Alcoholics

The study identified six strategies recovering alcoholics use to negotiate social situations and remain sober.
1-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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What Big Teeth You Have: Tooth Root Surface Area Can Determine Primate Size

Researchers have developed formulas that can calculate the body size of a primate based on the root size of its teeth. The formulas could allow researchers to make use of partial and incomplete fossils in order to learn how ancient primates –...
26-Oct-2021 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Raises Questions About Access to Urban Parks During the Pandemic

A new study found the use of outdoor parks and trails in urban areas of North Carolina declined during two summer months of 2020.
30-Sep-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cartilage Resurfacing Implant Reduces Pain, Restores Hip Joint Function in Dogs

A textile-based implant containing cartilage derived from stem cells reduced pain and restored hip joint function to baseline levels in a study of dogs with symptoms of moderate osteoarthritis.
15-Sep-2021 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New NSF Center Will Advance Phosphorus Sustainability

North Carolina State University will lead a national research effort to reduce both dependence on mined phosphates and the amount of phosphorus that leaches into soil and water, the National Science Foundation announced today.
9-Sep-2021 1:50 PM 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

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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PAWR Program Announces Launch of AERPAW Testbed for Advanced Research on Wireless Connectivity and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

WASHINGTON – November 9, 2021 – The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) Project Office an...
09 Nov 2021

Irrigation, Water Management Play Key Roles in Smoothing Drought Impacts

Researchers take historical view of agricultural production and weather data to learn more about farmers' resp...
08 Nov 2021

Keeping Track of Rare Mountaintop Plants with Drones

Drones allow researchers to more safely and efficiently monitor endangered high-elevation plants....
08 Nov 2021

Composite Metal Foam on Its Way to Influencing Market

Afsaneh Rabiei's composite metal foam can be used in numerous industries, and it has the potential to save liv...
03 Nov 2021

Study Highlights Challenges, Strategies for Students Recovering from Alcoholism

The study sheds light on uncertainties college students grapple with while trying to maintain their sobriety....
03 Nov 2021

New Tool Assesses How Well People Read Kids’ Emotions

The new technique shows that adults are often wrong when assessing the emotions of children....
02 Nov 2021

Where Textiles Meets STEM

In the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, STEM majors can discover surprising opportuni...
01 Nov 2021

During An Historic Drought, Higher Temperatures Helped a Beetle Kill More California Pine Trees

Higher temperatures during an historic California drought helped a beetle kill more ponderosa pine trees....
01 Nov 2021

Expert: Technology Could Help Clothing Retailers Become More Sustainable

NC State's Byoungho Ellie Jin explores the role that technologies like artificial intelligence, virtual realit...
01 Nov 2021

Study IDs Strategies to Help Recovering Alcoholics

The study found six strategies recovering alcoholics use to negotiate social situations and remain sober....
01 Nov 2021

How COVID-19 Vaccine Marketing Strategies Must Change for Global Success

Different approaches are effective in different parts of the world....
28 Oct 2021

Changing Tides: Reimagining Tourism in the Outer Banks

As a tourism boom threatens the economic, social and environmental resources on the Outer Banks, one NC State ...
27 Oct 2021

NC State’s Partnership With FUJIFILM Diosynth Supports North Carolina’s Growing Economy

FUJIFILM Diosynth's expansion to Holly Springs is the largest life sciences investment in North Carolina's his...
27 Oct 2021

Trick-or-Treating Food Safety Tips

With the COVID-19 pandemic still lingering, Ellen Shumaker, extension associate and Director of Outreach for S...
26 Oct 2021

What Big Teeth You Have: Tooth Root Surface Area Can Determine Primate Size

A formula that calculates primate body size from tooth root size could help us learn how human ancestors inter...
26 Oct 2021

Salmonella in Onions: What You Need to Know

How can I tell which onions are safe? What do I do if I'm not sure?...
25 Oct 2021

New Synthesis Process Paves Way for More Efficient Lasers, LEDs

A new process uses existing techniques to make more efficient LEDs and lasers....
25 Oct 2021

Subconscious Bias Drives Negative Attitudes Toward Snakes

A new study from NC State finds that the dislike of snakes is subconscious and, to some extent, learned....
21 Oct 2021

‘Digital Denim’ Is a Pretty Good Match for the Real Thing, Experts Say

NC State researchers printed ink on cotton fabric to make “digital” denim fabric resembling six styles of ...
20 Oct 2021

Will Supply Issues Affect Holiday Shopping This Year?

NC State supply chain management expert Robert Handfield weighs in. ...
20 Oct 2021

Scientists Seen as Trustworthy Experts When Sharing Their Work in Online Videos

Viewers responding positively to researchers who present their own work....
13 Oct 2021

Why Some Business Leaders Oppose Empowering Workers – And Why They Should Do It Anyway

How (and why) business leaders should be doing more to support their workers....
13 Oct 2021

Warmer Temperatures May Decrease Yields of Densely Planted Corn

Models suggest providing more space for corn plants in a warming world....
11 Oct 2021

Five Years Later, Five Lessons Learned from Matthew

Matthew was a wake-up call, reinforcing the danger posed by tropical systems far from the coastline....
07 Oct 2021

New Images Lead to Better Prediction of Shear Thickening

The work allows us to directly understand a phenomenon that has significant industrial applications....
07 Oct 2021

‘Safer’ Chemicals Still Linked to Neurotoxicity, Developmental Effects

A class of chemicals commonly found in everything from toys to home furnishings may pose more of a risk to bra...
06 Oct 2021

NC State Faculty Nominated for Key White House Roles

The faculty have been asked to take on leadership roles at the EPA and Department of Energy....
05 Oct 2021

Recreating the Sights and Sounds of 17th Century London

The project helps us place the art, literature and history of the period into context....
05 Oct 2021

Meet the Mini Millennials: Generation Alpha

Let's talk about Gen Alpha, brand loyalties and the future of marketing....
05 Oct 2021

Statewide cybersecurity coalition receives $2 million NSA grant

NC State hosts new, statewide cybersecurity partnership....
04 Oct 2021

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