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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.

Aug 23, 2012

Can lemon juice make raw egg safer?

Can lemon juice make raw egg safer?, News & Observer, Aug. 21, 2012. Q:  I was given a dessert recipe that included raw egg whites and lemon juice. I remember being told that lemon juice “cooks” raw eggs. What do you think? Benjamin Chapman, a food safety expert with N.C. State University agreed that the acidity in… 

Aug 23, 2012

How can U.S. bring jobs home?

How can U.S. bring jobs home?, News & Observer, Aug. 21, 2012. When Democratic National Convention delegates head to Time Warner Cable Arena, they’ll file past tall sculptures outside the building that resemble spindles and bobbins – a nod to North Carolina’s textile past. Blanton Godfrey, textiles, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

EPA looks for biggest energy loser

EPA looks for biggest energy loser, Marketplace – Online, Aug. 20, 2012. The Environmental Protection Agency is  launching a “Biggest Loser”-style competition for energy use in schools and commercial buildings. The EPA chose 14 competitors; they range from a JC Penney Store in Orange, Calif. to a dormitory on the campus of North Carolina State University. 

Aug 23, 2012

Enterprise risk management making headway, but obstacles remain: Study

Enterprise risk management making headway, but obstacles remain: Study, Business Insurance – Online, Aug. 21, 2012. A new study finds steady progress in the number of companies that say they have formal enterprise risk management processes in place. The survey, conducted by the ERM Institute at North Carolina State University found that 23.4% of survey respondents reported… 

Aug 23, 2012

Say cheese

Say cheese, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Aug. 20, 2012. At the American Cheese Society annual conference this month, an NC State food scientist lead an interesting breakout session on sensory and technical evaluation of taste. Dr. MaryAnne Drake, food science, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

NAPB honors industry leaders at annual meeting

NAPB honors industry leaders at annual meeting, AgProfessional – Online, Aug. 21, 2012. This year’s National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Lifetime Achievement Award went to an NC State geneticist. Dr. Charles Stuber, genetics, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

Mental Health Challenges Facing Homeless Parents And Children Living In Shelters And Transitional Housing

Mental Health Challenges Facing Homeless Parents And Children Living In Shelters And Transitional Housing, Medical News Today, Aug. 23, 2012. A new paper from NC State University calls for more research on how to help homeless families with children who are facing mental-health problems. Mary Haskett, psychology, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

Research on Wood Formation Sheds Light on Plant Biology

Research on Wood Formation Sheds Light on Plant Biology, www.argentinastar.com, Albuequerque Express et al, Aug. 23, 2012. NC State scientists have discovered a phenomenon never seen before in plants while studying molecular changes inside tree cells as wood is formed. Vincent Chiang and Ron Sederoff, forestry and environmental resources, featured. 

Aug 23, 2012

Research on Wood Formation Sheds Light on Plant Biology

Research on Wood Formation Sheds Light on Plant Biology, ScienceDaily, PHYSorg et al, Aug. 23, 2012. NC State scientists have discovered a phenomenon never seen before in plants while studying molecular changes inside tree cells as wood is formed. Vincent Chiang and Ron Sederoff, forestry and environmental resources, featured. 

Aug 22, 2012

N.C. corn growers have good crop in year of record prices

N.C. corn growers have good crop in year of record prices, Chicago Tribune, Aug. 18, 2012. For corn growers in the drought-plagued Midwest, it may be one of the worst. For those who grow corn in North Carolina, it’s looking like one of the best. Ron Heiniger, crop science, featured. 

Aug 22, 2012

NC July unemployment rate increases to 9.6 percent

NC July unemployment rate increases to 9.6 percent, Winston-Salem Journal, Aug. 18, 2012. North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased slightly in July but remains below the rate from last year. Mike Walden, agricultural and resource economics, featured. 

Aug 22, 2012

State’s July jobless rate up slightly

State’s July jobless rate up slightly, Fayetteville Observer, Aug. 18, 2012. North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased slightly in July, bringing out the politicians who blame each other for the fact that close to half a million people in the state don’t have jobs. The rate increased to 9.6 percent in July from 9.4 percent in June, where… 

Aug 22, 2012

Ayn Rand, fountainhead of economic thought for Paul Ryan, already subject of an academic boom

Ayn Rand, fountainhead of economic thought for Paul Ryan, already subject of an academic boom, News & Observer, Aug. 17, 2012. A certain selfish, dead and enduringly controversial novelist was enjoying an unusual boom in university classes thanks to tens of millions of dollars in grants from a Winston-Salem-based bank. Economics professor Douglas Pearce wrote… 

Aug 22, 2012

Blood drive at NCSU aims for state record

Blood drive at NCSU aims for state record, News & Observer, Aug. 17, 2012. NC State University was on pace Friday night to strike a record-breaking blow against the national blood shortage. Chancellor Randy Woodson and Mike Giancola, student leadership and engagement, featured. 

Aug 22, 2012

China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (MY) – Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review – new company profile report published

China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (MY) – Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review – new company profile report published, live-pr.com, Aug. 17, 2012. China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang) is a wind turbine manufacturer. It designs, manufactures, sells and services wind turbines. Mar 13, 2012: China Ming Yang Opens R&D…