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NC State news is shared far and wide. Below are just some of our recent appearances in local, regional, national and international media publications.

May 29, 2012

Mars News, Science, Technology at MarsDaily.com

Mars News, Science, Technology at MarsDaily.com, SpaceDaily, May 25, 2012.  New research from North Carolina State University shows that a wind-driven “tumbleweed” Mars rover would be capable of moving across rocky Martian terrain – findings that could also help the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) design the best possible vehicle…   Dr. Andre Mazzoleni, associate… 

May 29, 2012

Attention North Carolina is getting isn’t quite what it wants

Attention North Carolina is getting isn’t quite what it wants, News & Observer, Charlotte Observer et al,  May 27, 2012.  When civic leaders boasted that having the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte was a chance to showcase the great things about living and working in North Carolina, they probably didn’t have recent events in mind….… 

May 24, 2012

Android Malware Genome Project will catalog, share Android malware

Android Malware Genome Project will catalog, share Android malware, Ars Technica, May 24, 2012. Amid rising concerns about mobile malware, a group of security researchers is launching an initiative to improve collaboration around mobile threat analysis. The effort, which is led by researchers at NC State, is called the Android Malware Genome Project. Dr. Xuxian Jiang,… 

May 24, 2012

How to keep a Mars tumbleweed rover moving on rocky terrain

How to keep a Mars tumbleweed rover moving on rocky terrain, MarsToday.com, March 23, 2012.  NC State research shows that a wind-driven “tumbleweed” Mars rover would be capable of moving across rocky Martian terrain – findings that could also help the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) design the best possible vehicle. Andre Mazzoleni, NC State associate professor of… 

May 24, 2012

How to keep a Mars tumbleweed rover moving on rocky terrain

How to keep a Mars tumbleweed rover moving on rocky terrain, Science Blog, May 23, 2012. New research from North Carolina State University shows that a wind-driven “tumbleweed” Mars rover would be capable of moving across rocky terrain.  Andre Mazzoleni, NC State associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is featured. 

May 24, 2012

Pretty delicious: Edible flowers can perk up meals

Pretty delicious: Edible flowers can perk up meals, Chicago Tribune, May 23, 2012.  Edible flowers are back in vogue, gracing the covers of food magazines and adding panache to restaurant entrees. Today’s flower cookery revival is defined less by glam than the move toward local and sustainable food options, consumers growing their own produce and… 

May 24, 2012

Illinois’ retired workers await changes

Illinois’ retired workers await changes, Rockford Register Star, May 23, 2013. Illinois bureaucrats are poised to get an unprecedented amount of control over retired state employees’ health care costs…Although other states have changed retiree health care benefits to reduce costs, Illinois’ model of bureaucratic control is unique, said Robert Clark, a North Carolina State University professor… 

May 24, 2012

Wind-Driven Mars Tumbleweed Rover to Roll Through Rocky Terrain?

Wind-Driven Mars Tumbleweed Rover to Roll Through Rocky Terrain? ScienceDaily, May 23, 2012. New research from North Carolina State University shows that a wind-driven “tumbleweed” Mars rover would be capable of moving across rocky Martian terrain — findings that could also help the National Aeronautics and Space Administration design the best possible vehicle. Dr. Andre Mazzoleni, NC State… 

May 23, 2012

ABB says reindustrializing America will help drive company’s growth

ABB says reindustrializing America will help drive company’s growth, Automation.com, May 22, 2012. Predicting the reindustrialization of the U.S. over the next five years. ABB is also investing $10 million in a Smart Grid Center of Excellence at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. 

May 23, 2012

As it Happens for Friday, May 18, 2012, Part Three

As it Happens for Friday, May 18, 2012, Part Three, As It Happens – CBLA-FM (Canadian Broadcasting Company Radio One), May 22, 2012. Radio discussion of giant turtle discovery. Edwin Cadena, marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, featured. 

May 23, 2012

How Twitter Is Used to Share Information After a Disaster

How Twitter Is Used to Share Information After a Disaster, ScienceDaily, Asian News International et al. May 22, 2012. A study from North Carolina State University shows how people used Twitter following the 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan, highlighting challenges for using the social media tool to share information. Dr. Andrew Binder, communication, featured. 

May 23, 2012

Business Matters Pre-Release File Sharing Helps Album Sales Study Says — So Why Not Make It Legal

Business Matters Pre-Release File Sharing Helps Album Sales Study Says — So Why Not Make It Legal, Albuquerque Express, May 22, 2012.  File sharing albums before their release dates reinforces popularity and helps sales, according to a study of BitTorrent traffic by Robert G. Hammond, an assistant professor at NC State. 

May 23, 2012

Business Matters: Pre-release File Sharing Helps Album Sales, Says a Study. So Why Not Replicate This Legally?

Business Matters: Pre-release File Sharing Helps Album Sales, Says a Study. So Why Not Replicate This Legally?, Billboard.biz, May 22, 2012.  File sharing albums before their release dates reinforces popularity and helps sales, according to a study of BitTorrent traffic by Robert G. Hammond, an assistant professor at NC State. 

May 23, 2012

Mobile security researchers present Android Malware Genome Project at IEEE

Mobile security researchers present Android Malware Genome Project at IEEE, Engadget, May 22, 2012. Android’s openness, combined with its popularity, has lead a few of the developer faithful astray – with malware being a legitimate concern for the mobile operating system. Xuxian Jiang, computer science, featured. 

May 23, 2012

Social media helping in sharing of information post disasters Study

Social media helping in sharing of information post disasters Study, Kenya Star, Continuity Central, Cambodian Times, North Korea Times et al, May 23, 2012.  An NC State study has revealed how people used Twitter following the 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan, highlighting challenges for using the social media tool to share information…  Dr. Andrew Binder, assistant professor…