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May 23, 2017

Study finds ‘sexting’ fairly benign, but research is spotty

“There’s a lot of work being done on the phenomenon of sexting and how it may influence sexual behavior, but the work is being done in a wide variety of populations by researchers from many different backgrounds,” said Dr. Kami […]

May 23, 2017

Who will steer Volkswagen settlement spending in NC?

As it develops its plan, North Carolina has some good options for both reducing emissions and supporting manufacturers with local presences that are active in the cleaner-engine domain, said Rick Sapienza, director of the Clean Transportation Program at the N.C. […]

May 23, 2017

Inside the soul food sessions

This peanut was brought to the United States just as the people who cultivated it were—stolen, and brought to a foreign land on slave ships. For centuries, it was replaced with more commercial varieties, and people thought it was extinct […]

May 23, 2017

The 10 best U.S. colleges for studying natural resources and conservation

6. NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY North Carolina State is large public school located in the large city of Raleigh. The school has a high freshman retention rate and is a great value for in-state students. The College of Natural Resources is a […]

May 22, 2017

Florida’s goat industry goes gangbusters

According to North Carolina State University Extension, the U.S. in 2014 imported 43 million pounds of goat meat worth $95 million.

May 22, 2017

Off-Season Bull Management

After breeding season, bulls should be pulled from the herd to keep them in moderate condition, minimize chance of injuries and allow for growth of young bulls, says Jonathan Black, North Carolina State University Extension.

May 22, 2017

Why hydrogen water is the new health fad

Despite the claims, there’s no large-scale s scientific study to back consumption of hydrogen-rich water. “The research that exists is interesting enough to warrant further investigation,” says Sarah L Ash, PhD, a professor of nutrition at North Carolina State University.

May 22, 2017

Diet not working? Just meditate

Mindfulness is more effective than simply trying to eat healthy, a study claims. Eighty people joined a study by North Carolina State University, with half designing their own diet, and half engaging in daily meditation. The results revealed the mindfulness group […]

May 22, 2017

Cash-strapped North Carolina county awaits aid

Downstream from Windsor is a “pinch point” of land on the Cashie River that could be opened up, said Barbara Doll, an assistant professor at North Carolina State University with storm water management expertise, in a report for Bertie. Restoring […]

May 22, 2017

NC jobless rate 4.7% in April, lowest since mid-2007

N.C. State University economist Michael Walden said the state’s jobless rate fell largely because the labor force shrunk by 5,209 people. The labor force includes workers and job seekers, and a reduction of the pool will reduce the jobless rate […]