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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 9, 2012

How long does norovirus last on surfaces and foods, and is norovirus easily transferred?

How long does norovirus last on surfaces and foods, and is norovirus easily transferred? – BarfBlog, May 9, 2012.  Leading lights of Britain’s food safety junta have issued a call for research into norovirus…They should have just given the money to LeeAnn. As in LeeAnn Jaykus of North Carolina State University, who was one of the authors… 

May 9, 2012

Hot glow ‘powers cosmic blasts’

Hot glow ‘powers cosmic blasts’ – Asian News International; also Sify.com, Yahoo India, News Track India, Andhranews.net, May 9 , 2012.  Since its launch in 2008, the Fermi Gamma-ray space telescope has captured hundreds of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), flashes of light that, for only a few seconds or minutes, are the brightest objects in the Universe….Davide… 

May 9, 2012

Teen’s project aids the needy

Teen’s project aids the needy – Wilmington Star-News; also Individual.com – May 09, 2012.  Want to push all those negative stereotypes about teenagers out of your head? Well, meet Taufik Raharjo. He is engaged, concerned about his community, focused on school and work and the world beyond himself. He is one of the 2012 recipients of… 

May 9, 2012

Hastings: Local trend keeps on growing

Hastings: Local trend keeps on growing, Winston-Salem Journal – May 9, 2012.  Director of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. That’s a mouthful of a job title. It’s easier to say that Nancy Creamer’s job is to promote local food…In her speech, Creamer laid out why local food is important. Local food offers advantages in taste and… 

May 9, 2012

Amendment One passes by wide margin

Amendment One passes by wide margin, High Point Enterprise; also Mclatchy Company Washington, Wilmington Star News, Diva magazine, Guardian.co.uk, PinkPaper.com – May 9, 2010.  Many North Carolinians think of the state as progressive, but that’s within the context of the rest of the South, said Andrew Taylor, a political scientist at North Carolina State University. “This… 

May 9, 2012

N.C. to Add Marriage Amendment to Its Constitution

N.C. to Add Marriage Amendment to Its Constitution, News & Observer, May 9, 2012. North Carolinians think of the state as progressive, but that’s within the context of the rest of the South, said Andrew Taylor, a political scientist at N.C. State University. Dr. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured. 

May 9, 2012

Pundits: Money and religion won out

Pundits: Money and religion won out – News & Observer, Charlotte Observer – May 8, 2012.  The News & Observer asked area political pundits to share their reaction to Tuesday’s election results…  Andy Taylor, political scientist at NC State, is mentioned. 

May 9, 2012

U.S. House, District 13: Holding defeats Coble in GOP congressional race

U.S. House, District 13: Holding defeats Coble in GOP congressional race – News & Observer, Charlotte Observer, Individual.com – May 9, 2012.  Former federal prosecutor George Holding won the Republican nomination for the 13th congressional district on Tuesday….”I think the race did punctuate the public’s consciousness a little,” N.C. State University political science professor Andrew Taylor… 

May 8, 2012

Wild Horses’ Fate in Outer Banks Lies in Preservation Clash

Wild Horses’ Fate in Outer Banks Lies in Preservation Clash, New York Times, May 8, 2012. The continuing study of feral animals, financed jointly by the federal Fish and Wildlife Service and North Carolina State University, is intended to measure the effect of hogs and deer in addition to horses. Dr. Chris DePerno, forestry and environmental… 

May 7, 2012

N.C. State/UNC Project Explores External Devices for Mobility Impaired

N.C. State/UNC Project Explores External Devices for Mobility Impaired, News & Observer, May 7, 2012. This is what observation looks like in the Physiology of Wearable Robotics laboratory in Raleigh, a joint project of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at NCSU and UNC-Chapel Hill. Drs. Greg Sawicki and Dom Farris, biomedical engineering, featured. 

May 6, 2012

A Farmer’s New Scourge: Swarming, Wild Swine

A Farmer’s New Scourge: Swarming, Wild Swine, News & Observer, May 6, 2012. Researchers from N.C. State University have found several diseases in wild pigs here, including the discovery, announced two weeks ago, that many are harboring bacteria that cause brucellosis, a disease that can sicken people and cause spontaneous miscarriages in pigs. Dr. Chris DePerno, forestry… 

May 4, 2012

Tomato Plant Compound Finds Herbicide Role

Tomato Plant Compound Finds Herbicide Role, Horticulture Week, May 4, 2012. A chemical produced by wild tomato plants has accidentally been found to be a potent herbicide. Drs. Mike Roe and George Kennedy, entomology, featured. 

May 4, 2012

BRIEF: NCSU and French business school to offer luxury management degree

BRIEF: NCSU and French business school to offer luxury management degree –  Chicago Tribune, News & Observer, Triangle Business News, Charlotte Business – May 4, 2012. N.C. State University is teaming up with a business school in France to offer a new graduate program designed to prepare students for careers in high-end fashion and other luxury… 

May 3, 2012

NCSU and French Business School to Offer Luxury Management Degree

NCSU and French Business School to Offer Luxury Management Degree, Chicago Tribune, May 3, 2012. N.C. State University is teaming up with a business school in France to offer a new graduate program designed to prepare students for careers in high-end fashion and other luxury goods and services. 

May 3, 2012

Facebook Is Pretty Much Like the Rest of the World

Facebook Is Pretty Much Like the Rest of the World, The Atlantic, May 3, 2012. Does the Internet foster new kinds of social connections, or does it simply reflect the biases and trends that we know from the offline world? Amanda Traud, biomathematics, featured.