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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.

Jun 26, 2012

N.C. State researchers develop a better test for cat scratch fever

N.C. State researchers develop a better test for cat scratch fever, News & Observer, June 27, 2012. “Cat Scratch Fever” might be best known as a catchy song, but the infection of the same name, scientifically known as Bartonella – is an easy-to-catch infection caused by a common, hard-to-detect microbe. But a test developed by N.C.… 

Jun 22, 2012

Duke, N.C. State and Novartis to Team for Biodefense

Duke, N.C. State and Novartis to Team for Biodefense, News & Observer, June 19, 2012. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday that Duke University and N.C. State University will team up with Novartis at its Holly Springs facility to develop and produce vaccines to quickly respond to chemical and biological threats. 

Jun 22, 2012

NCSU Study: Wildlife Refuges Boost Nearby Property Values

NCSU Study: Wildlife Refuges Boost Nearby Property Values, News & Observer, June 18, 2012. “Location, location, location.”These are the words of Laura Taylor, but she’s not a real estate agent. Taylor is an environmental economist at N.C. State University who recently published a study confirming the cliché, at least when it comes to homes near… 

Jun 21, 2012

Deceptive Advertising

Deceptive Advertising, WUNC Radio’s The State of Things, June 20, 2012. A recent study at North Carolina State University highlights how deceptive advertising affects the brains of consumers. Stacy Wood, business management, featured. 

Jun 21, 2012

Elephant to Get Tennis Ball-Sized Contact Lenses

Elephant to Get Tennis Ball-Sized Contact Lenses, Time, June 20, 2012. Last November, as zoo officials feared they would have to put down the animal, a doctor from North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine successfully cleared up his left eye, allowing him to return to the elephant enclosure. In May, they removed the… 

Jun 21, 2012

US launches three biodefense centres

US launches three biodefense centres, Nature News, June 18.2012. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today awarded contracts for the creation of three new centers tasked with responding to the threat of future pandemics and biological attacks.  Based in Maryland, North Carolina and Texas, the three centres are comprised of academic and… 

Jun 21, 2012

Researchers demonstrate technique to give us better understanding of human tissues

Researchers demonstrate technique to give us better understanding of human tissues, Biotech Week, June 20, 2012. Research from North Carolina State University demonstrates that a relatively new microscopy technique can be used to improve our understanding of human tissues and other biomedical materials. Dr. Albena Ivanisevic, materials science and biomedical engineering, featured. 

Jun 21, 2012

NC Chamber holding manufacturing summit

NC Chamber holding manufacturing summit, Associated Press, News & Observer, June 19, 2012. The North Carolina Chamber is hosting a summit on manufacturing in the state. David Byerly, human resources director at Bridgestone Americas, is also scheduled to speak, as is Tom White, director of economic development at North Carolina State University. 

Jun 21, 2012

Study Findings Pave Way to Control Size and Characteristics of Gold Nanoparticles

Study Findings Pave Way to Control Size and Characteristics of Gold Nanoparticles, AzoNanotechnology, June 19, 2012. A research team from the North Carolina State University has discovered that the bulkiness of ligands, which are organic molecules utilized in the synthesis of gold nanoparticles, determines the size of the nanoparticles, which means the larger the ligands,… 

Jun 18, 2012

» Pre and post training ‘just as important as induction process’ at workplace

Pre and post training ‘just as important as induction process’ at workplace, Webindia123, June 16, 2012. When the money that is spent in training employees is utilised well, “training and development activities allow organizations to adapt, compete, excel, innovate, produce, be safe, improve service and reach goals”. Dr. Paul W Thayer, education, featured. 

Jun 18, 2012

BLOG: Business Beat: May’s jobless level remains at lowest level in three years

BLOG: Business Beat: May’s jobless level remains at lowest level in three years, Winston-Salem Journal, June 15, 2012. The state’s jobless rate remained unchanged in May at 9.4 percent, the N.C. Commerce Department reported Friday. Dr. Michael Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured. 

Jun 18, 2012

Leadership Academy proves to be a success

Leadership Academy proves to be a success, Robesonian – Online, June 17, 2012. Last year, when Ricky Harris, interim county manager, decided which county employees could benefit from leadership training to increase efficiency of county government, he didn’t have to look far to find someone with longtime experience in staff development training. Cathy L. Graham,… 

Jun 18, 2012

May jobless rate flat at 9.4%

May jobless rate flat at 9.4%, Charlotte Observer – Online, June 16, 2012. North Carolina’s unemployment rate remained flat in May, even as the state is bleeding jobs at a disturbing rate. Dr. Michael Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured. 

Jun 18, 2012

Noah’s Landing to fete dads during annual Father’s Day Fest

Noah’s Landing to fete dads during annual Father’s Day Fest, Fuquay-Varina Independent – Online, June 16, 2012. Noah’s landing’s female marmoset is pregnant and they’re watching each day to see if she delivers. NC State Entomology Club featured. 

Jun 18, 2012

Personal finances key to 2012 election

Personal finances key to 2012 election, Bankrate.com, June 18, 2012. Americans were deeply divided about which candidate will help households. Nearly 6 in 10 Americans said personal finances will be a major election factor. Michael Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured.