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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 5, 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 & 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 5, 2012

Community Notes

Community Notes, News & Observer – Online, June 3, 2012. J.C. Raulston Arboretum tour: J.C. Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road in Raleigh, offers free tours at 2 p.m. nearly every Sunday, March-October. The 10-acre arboretum is also open to the public 365 days a year from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. April through October and 8 a.m.… 

Jun 5, 2012

Scientists to present latest research on generating energy from waves, currents and tides

Scientists to present latest research on generating energy from waves, currents and tides, News & Observer – Online, June 1, 2012. Researchers will be presenting their findings this week in one of the most esoteric areas of green energy: ocean waves, tides and currents…The private conference is scheduled for June 6-7 and is not open to… 

Jun 5, 2012

Edwards’ road to forgiveness marked with contrasting opinions

Edwards’ road to forgiveness marked with contrasting opinions, News & Observer, June 5, 2012.  When John Edwards was found not guilty of one count of illegal campaign contributions and the jury could not reach a decision on the other five counts. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured. 

Jun 5, 2012

Road Worrier: Bell Tower roundabout will be scaled back to a single ring

Road Worrier: Bell Tower roundabout will be scaled back to a single ring, News & Observer, June 4, 2012.  A complicated circle will be made simpler this summer when the crash-prone, double-ring Bell Tower roundabout is trimmed back to a single ring…Traffic engineers are not ready to admit the roundabout was made wrong…In the past… 

Jun 5, 2012

When is the time for redistricting reform?

When is the time for redistricting reform?, Mountaineer – Online, June 4, 2012. In the spirit of bipartisanship, let me offer up this bit of reflection: The worst-looking North Carolina legislative district maps ever drawn came from Democratic legislators in 1991; the second worst-looking legislative maps were drawn by Republican legislators last year… Mike Walden, NC State… 

Jun 5, 2012

All in the family: Inbreeding key to bedbug spread | MNN – Mother Nature Network

All in the family: Inbreeding key to bedbug spread, Mother Nature Network, June 3, 2012.  Inbreeding may be the secret to the bedbug’s success, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday. Coby Schal and Ed Vargo, entomology, featured. 

Jun 4, 2012

Program intended to maintain cleanliness of samples at farmers markets

Program intended to maintain cleanliness of samples at farmers markets, News 14 Carolina – Online, May 30, 2012. Food safety researchers at North Carolina State University are taking aim at the samples farmers markets dish out. They just launched a food safety program to help vendors maximize the cleanliness of the produce they give away. 

Jun 4, 2012

Stump The Geeks: Scrubbing old computer programs raises questions

Stump The Geeks: Scrubbing old computer programs raises questions, News & Observer – Online, May 30, 2012. In the past few weeks, several readers wrote in to say they took our experts’ advice in doing a bit of spring cleaning on their desktops and laptops. But they also had a few questions…  Jo Perry, a… 

Jun 4, 2012

Open space boosts home values, report says

Open space boosts home values, report says, Newsday, May 31, 2012. A new study quantifies what home buyers and brokers have long suspected: living near a protected swath of open space boosts home values. Study from NC State’s Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy is mentioned. 

Jun 4, 2012

Sex: It’s a Good Thing, Study of Primroses Shows

Sex: It’s a Good Thing, Study of Primroses Shows, ScienceDaily, May 31, 2012. Sure, sex may be fun, but it’s a lot of work, and the payoff is by no means certain. Scientists have speculated for a long time on why all living things don’t simply make like amoebas and split… Coauthors on the study are… 

Jun 4, 2012

Monster Turtle Fossil Discovered In Colombian Mine

Monster Turtle Fossil Discovered In Colombian Mine, NPR – New York Bureau, May 30, 2012. Radio Interview: Reporting in the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, researchers write of discovering a car-sized turtle they named Carbonemys cofrinii…. Edwin Cadena, the NC State doctoral student who discovered the fossil, is featured. 

Jun 4, 2012

VMZinc/Umicore Building Products To Host “Modernism at Risk”

VMZinc/Umicore Building Products To Host “Modernism at Risk”, Briefingwire.com, May 31, 2012 …Triangle Modernist Houses (TMH), the non-profit organization that archives, preserves and promotes modernist residential design, is bringing the exhibit to Raleigh…Exclusively for this exhibit, North Carolina State University is allowing TMH to display six architectural models rarely, if ever, seen by the public… 

Jun 3, 2012

New Food Safety Infosheet: Cross-contamination factor in outbreak; 88 Salmonella Paratyphi B illnesses linked to unpasteurized tempeh

New Food Safety Infosheet: Cross-contamination factor in outbreak; 88 Salmonella Paratyphi B illnesses linked to unpasteurized tempeh, BarfBlog, May 29, 2012. A few weeks ago when reports of patrons becoming ill with Salmonella Paratyphi B after eating at Asheville, NC restaurants started appearing on the internet…If you have any infosheet topic requests, or photos, please contact… 

Jun 3, 2012

Report: Album Piracy May Help Musicians Sell

Report: Album Piracy May Help Musicians Sell, U.S. News & World Report, May 29, 2012. Could piracy actually help album sales? A new study by a researcher at North Carolina State University suggests that frequently, pirated albums sell slightly more copies than ones that aren’t… Robert Hammond, assistant professor at NC State, is featured.