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Aug 23, 2017

5 Reasons Why Exercising With Your Partner Improves Your Relationship

A study by the North Carolina State University and the University of Texas in the US on the effect of weight-loss on relationships proved that if a couple mutually agrees to keep their physical health in check, their relationship benefits.

Aug 23, 2017

Food Safety Matters Podcast Interviews NC State University Food Safety Extension Specialist Ben Chapman

Dr. Ben Chapman is an associate professor and food safety extension specialist at North Carolina State University.

Aug 23, 2017

Technique expedites chemical screening to prioritize toxicity testing

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a high-throughput technique that can determine if a chemical has the potential to activate key genes in seconds rather than the typical 24 hours or more.

Aug 23, 2017

Balancing the micronutrients to push corn yields

Ron Heiniger, North Carolina State University Extension corn specialist, explains that there are two things farmers need to do to manage fertility: 1. Understand how much nutrients they have in their soil. 2. Manage nutrient uptake to the corn plants.

Aug 23, 2017

The Human Impact: Mining and Fracking in Appalachia

“This unique geographic characteristic of the region means that roadways typically travel along valley bottoms, and homes are concentrated along these roadways. So the potential for particulate matter pollution to be exacerbated in this region is quite large,” says Dr. […]

Aug 23, 2017

Study finds that gravity, ‘mechanical loading’ are key to cartilage development

Liliana F. Mellor, Andrew J. Steward, Rachel C. Nordberg and Michael A. Taylor from the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina, contributed to the study.

Aug 23, 2017

Hat Queens With Attitude Reign In ‘Crowns,’ A Gospel Musical

A preview of Raleigh Little Theater’s production of the gospel musical “Crown” with director Terra Hodge, actors Lynnette Barber and Chelsey Moore, and North Carolina State University history professor Blair L.M. Kelley.

Aug 22, 2017

Cloud Vendor Lock-In a Risk Worth Taking

Marc Hoit, CIO of NC State University, said while he generally agrees with Forrester’s conclusions, he thinks for SasS contracts it’s better to get a five-year deal.

Aug 22, 2017

NC State assistant education dean talks about enrollment trends

WRAL News education reporter Kelly Hinchcliffe sat down with Michael Maher, an assistant dean at N.C. State’s College of Education, last fall for an in-depth interview about enrollment in teacher preparation programs.

Aug 22, 2017

Stitching Together Forests Can Help Save Species, Study Finds

But Nick Haddad, a conservation biologist at North Carolina State University who has studied wildlife corridors extensively but was not involved in the study, argued that corridors can slow extinctions in the short term while larger efforts get underway.