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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 6, 2012

NC homeowners, farmers poised to battle kudzu bugs

NC homeowners, farmers poised to battle kudzu bugs, Fort Mill Times – Online, June 2, 2012. Homeowners and soybean growers in North Carolina are witnessing a continuing invasion of kudzu bugs. Dominic Reisig, entomology, featured. 

Jun 6, 2012

NC homeowners, farmers poised to battle kudzu bugs

NC homeowners, farmers poised to battle kudzu bugs, Erie Times-News – Online, June 2, 2012. Homeowners and soybean growers in North Carolina are witnessing a continuing invasion of kudzu bugs. Dominic Reisig, entomology, featured.   

Jun 6, 2012

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Testing Field Planned For Hyde County

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Testing Field Planned For Hyde County, Aero-News Network, June 2, 2012. The N.C. Department of Transportation, North Carolina State University and other partners are working collaboratively to establish a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) field at Hyde County Airport. 

Jun 6, 2012

Biodegradable products in the U.S. must degrade slower, research finds

Biodegradable products in the U.S. must degrade slower, research finds, EcoSeed, June 1, 2012. Research done by the North Carolina State University found that biodegradable products in the United States may be less environmentally sound than previously thought of because of the rate it produces methane – a greenhouse gas – as it breaks down.… 

Jun 6, 2012

Blackwelder column: Fire ants are back and stinging

Blackwelder column: Fire ants are back and stinging, Salisbury Post, June 1, 2012. Infestations of fire ants have had Cooperative Extension’s phone lines busy for the past few days. Darrell Blackwelder, cooperative extension, featured. 

Jun 6, 2012

Large U.S. Multi-Center Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of SIR-Spheres® microspheres in More Than 600 Patients with Unresectable Liver Metastases

Large U.S. Multi-Center Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of SIR-Spheres® microspheres in More Than 600 Patients with Unresectable Liver Metastases, Business Wire,  Medical Design Technology, June 4,  2012. SIR-Spheres® microspheres are well-tolerated and effective internal radiotherapy for unresectable, heavily pre-treated colorectal cancer liver metastases, according to data presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual… 

Jun 6, 2012

North Carolina Trying to Predict Early Health Hazards

North Carolina Trying to Predict Early Health Hazards, Emergency Management – Online, June 4, 2012. The North Carolina Bio-Preparedness Collaborative , a partnership between the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; North Carolina State University (NCSU) and software analytics company SAS, will analyze data from various organizations in an attempt to better understand past medical emergency… 

Jun 6, 2012

What explains North Carolina’s high jobless rate?

What explains North Carolina’s high jobless rate?, Apex Herald, June 2, 2012. Prior to the recession, North Carolina had an unemployment rate near 4.5 percent. At the worst point in the recession, the state’s jobless rate soared to 11.4 percent, tied for seventh highest in the nation. The big question is, why?  Dr. Mike Walden, agricultural… 

Jun 6, 2012

Quintiles inks licensing deals giving it access to trove of patient data

Quintiles inks licensing deals giving it access to trove of patient data, News and Observer, Charlotte Observer, June 4, 2012. Pharmaceutical services giant Quintiles said Monday it is gaining access to a treasure trove of patient data that will lead to better-designed clinical trials of experimental drugs. Richard Kouri, biosciences management, featured. 

Jun 6, 2012

Edwards’ road to forgiveness marked with contrasting opinions

Edwards’ road to forgiveness marked with contrasting opinions, News & Observer, Charlotte Observer et al , June 4, 2012. The jury’s uncertainty of Edwards’ guilt paralleled the public’s uncertainty of the politician’s future in the spotlight. Yet the lack of convictions begins the road Edwards indicated he hopes to travel next: the return to public life. Andrew Taylor, political… 

Jun 6, 2012

Corn Genome Revealed in Exquisite Detail

Corn Genome Revealed in Exquisite Detail, Softpedia, June 4, 2012. An  American research team published the most comprehensive analysis of the corn genome yesterday. The team worked with colleagues from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Missouri-Columbia, North Carolina State University, Beijing Genome Institute, the University of California in Davis and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement… 

Jun 6, 2012

Flexible Channel Width Improves User Experience On Wireless Systems

Flexible Channel Width Improves User Experience On Wireless Systems, ScienceDaily, June 4, 2012. NC State researchers have developed a technique to efficiently divide the bandwidth of the wireless spectrum in multi-hop wireless networks to improve operation and provide all users in the network with the best possible performance. Parth Pathak, computer science, featured. 

Jun 6, 2012

How to Be a Victim of Restaurant Service Bias, Step Up with Summer Wine Classes, and Hello, Heat! It’s Time to Cool Down with Sashimi and Nigori at Sushi Mike’s

How to Be a Victim of Restaurant Service Bias, Step Up with Summer Wine Classes, and Hello, Heat! It’s Time to Cool Down with Sashimi and Nigori at Sushi Mike’s, Westchester Magazine – Online, June 4, 2012. Be of color. You remember that Denny’s suit? Sadly, that instance was not some mutant redneck aberration of Denny’s… 

Jun 6, 2012

Senate farm bill’s crop insurance, shallow-loss programs under fire

Senate farm bill’s crop insurance, shallow-loss programs under fire, Southeast Farm Press – Online, June 4, 2012. Critics of the Senate’s proposed farm bill continue to pop up from all over the political spectrum. Both crop insurance and the “shallow loss” program — key components of the Senate legislation — are under fire following studies released… 

Jun 6, 2012

this country in longer split

this country in longer split, WWJ-AM, June 2, 2012. A jury failed to convict John Edwards on campaign finance violations this week and CBS’s Jim Priscilla says the former presidential contenders now trying to put his life back together. Dr. Stephen Green, political science, featured.