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Dec 6, 2012

Researchers Craft Tool to Minimize Threat of Endocrine Disruptors in New Chemicals

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and a host of other institutions have developed a safety testing system to help chemists design inherently safer chemicals and processes. 

Dec 6, 2012

7 Ways to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

NC State dietitian Lisa Eberhart offers tips on staying healthy over the festive season.  

Dec 6, 2012

Looking back at the Science of Santa’s Workshop

Two years ago, a team of researchers from NC State participated in a visiting scholars program at Santa’s Workshop-North Pole Labs (NPL). They learned a lot, and shared their findings with us in a series […] 

Dec 6, 2012

Work to Begin on Traffic Gates

Work is set to begin on a pair of gates at Dan Allen Drive on main campus. 

Dec 5, 2012

Parents Are Key to Preventing Substance Use

New research from NC State, Brigham Young University and the Pennsylvania State University finds that parental involvement is more important than the school environment when it comes to preventing or limiting alcohol and marijuana use by children. 

Dec 5, 2012

NC State Tips for Holiday Pet Safety

Winter holidays make the final months of the year special. Ensuring the season is enjoyable for the entire family means keeping your pet’s needs in mind, says Dr. Steve Marks, a clinical associate professor and […] 

Dec 4, 2012

Full-Scale Emergency Exercise Planned for January

NC State will hold a full-scale emergency exercise from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, while students are away on winter break. 

Dec 4, 2012

Study: Parents Key to Preventing Alcohol, Marijuana Use by Kids

New research from North Carolina State University, Brigham Young University and the Pennsylvania State University finds that parental involvement is more important than the school environment when it comes to preventing or limiting alcohol and […] 

Dec 4, 2012

President Obama Appoints Turinsky to Nuclear Waste Review Board

Paul Turinsky, professor of nuclear engineering, has been appointed by President Barack Obama to the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. 

Dec 4, 2012

Eastman Chemical Company Partnership With NC State

The Eastman Chemical Company Center of Excellence has selected the first 11 proposals for funding as part of the partnership between NC State and Eastman Chemical Company.