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Jan 19, 2021

Inflamed Environment Is C. diff Paradise

Inflammation benefits C. diff in two ways: by suppressing competition and creating more resources for the bacterium. 

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Jan 12, 2021

An Extreme, Unusual 2020: The Weather Year in Review

The unprecedented aspects of 2020 included our climate in North Carolina. 

woman in hunting attire stands with rifle

Jan 12, 2021

Study Finds NRA Stakeholders Conflicted in Wake of Shootings

NRA employees and donors had the highest levels of both positive and negative feelings about the NRA. 

Jan 11, 2021

Analytical Measurements Can Predict Organic Solar Cell Stability

An analytical measurement framework could help organic solar cell manufacturers determine the best materials for stable solar cells. 

women at a march carrying signs in favor of gun control

Jan 11, 2021

Motherhood Does Not Drive Support For Gun Control

Parenthood doesn’t have a substantial effect on the gun control views of men or women. 

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Jan 7, 2021

Tapping into Behavioral Research to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination

Experts lay out a dozen strategies for promoting vaccination. 

Diagram of the nanodroplet and ultrasound drill at work.

Jan 7, 2021

Nanodroplets and Ultrasound ‘Drills’ Prove Effective at Tackling Tough Blood Clots

The new technique was designed to break up particularly tough blood clots. 

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Jan 5, 2021

Non-Immigrant Kids Respond Differently When Immigrant Children Are Bullied

Non-immigrant adolescents object less to bullying when the victim is an immigrant. 

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Jan 5, 2021

Robots in the Air and on the Water Could Improve Shellfish Farming

How aquatic robots could help shape the future of oyster farming. 

Well-adjusted dog

Dec 17, 2020

Study Sets Baseline for Sleep Patterns in Healthy Adult Dogs

Knowing normal sleep patterns in dogs can help future researchers understand conditions that disrupt these patterns. 

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Dec 15, 2020

Study IDs Four Things That Make People Feel Good About Using Chatbots

The study also found that a positive chatbot experience was associated with customer loyalty. 

bulldozer in a landfill

Dec 14, 2020

Applying Compost to Landfills Could Have Environmental Benefits

Compost could be useful well beyond the garden. 

color wheel showing range of quantum dot colors made with artificial chemist 2.0

Dec 10, 2020

Artificial Chemist 2.0: Quantum Dot R&D in Less Than an Hour

New technology expedites quantum dot R&D and manufacturing. 

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Dec 10, 2020

Study Finds Strong Links Between Trust and Social Media Use

The study also looked at what contributed to user trust in Facebook. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Dec 8, 2020

Study: Bartonella Infection Associated With Psychiatric Symptoms and Skin Lesions

More evidence that Bartonella infection can be associated with neuropsychiatric and dermatological symptoms.