2 hrs ago
Findings in the Area of Nanomaterials Reported from North Carolina State University
Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- New research on Nanomaterials is the subject of a report.
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5 hrs ago
First GOP Senate debate passes over LGBT issues
Questions on LGBT equality were omitted by moderators and journalists during the first televised debate between Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Medical News Today
Skull data of Cherokees 'shows how environmental factors shape appearance'
For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
More questions than answers as mystery of domestication deepens
New research on domestication raises more questions than it has answered. Scientists have outlined some of the key questions that have been raised about this pivotal event in human history.
Malfunction in molecular 'proofreader' prevents repair of UV-induced DNA damage
Malfunctions in the molecular "proofreading" machinery, which repairs structural errors in DNA caused by ultraviolet light damage, help explain why people who have the disease xeroderma pigmentosum are at an extremely high risk for developing skin cancer, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University ... (more)
Sat Apr 19, 2014
2014 Hurricane Forecast: Expect 'Less Active' Season, Researchers Say
The official start of hurricane season is less than two months away, on June 1. Although there were no hurricanes in 2013, Maryland has gotten walloped in the past.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Art briefs for April 20
This painting by Suzanne Jack is among her works in an exhibit opening May 2. Special to the News Sentinel.
The Macon Telegraph
Search launched for dean of UGA Graduate School
University officials said this week that Craig Kennedy, dean of the College of Education, will chair the search and screening committee.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Physical Impact of the Trail of Tears and the Civil War Analyzed
Environmental stressors brought on by the Trail of Tears and the Civil War led to significant changes in the shape of skulls of members of the eastern and western bands of the Cherokee people, according to researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Tennessee.
Wall Street Journal
Carolinas Lead National Fall in Unemployment Rate
The unemployment rate has fallen fast in the Carolinas. But the decline may not be the good omen it seems as the underlying reasons mirror broader trends that are causing some economists concern.
NC State study: Dan River water safe for farm use
North Carolina State University scientists say farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock despite a massive release of toxic coal ash more than two months ago.
Impurity size affects performance of emerging superconductive material
Research from North Carolina State University finds that impurities can hurt performance -- or possibly provide benefits -- in the key superconductive material Bi2212 , which is expected to... Research from North Carolina State University finds that impurities can hurt performance - or possibly provide benefits - in a key superconductive material ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Search committee named to seek dean of UGA Graduate School
University of Georgia Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of dean of the Graduate School.
Lincoln Daily News
Study links domestic abuse to mental health problems in new mothers
A new study shows that domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems in mothers, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
NCSU to lead $25M nuclear security program
In addition to training a pool of non-proliferation and other nuclear security professionals and researchers, the new Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities will provide the U.S. government with cutting-edge research to identify and address critical needs in detecting foreign nuclear weapon proliferation activities, officials said.
Trials of the Cherokee were reflected in their skulls
Researchers have found that environmental stressors -- from the Trail of Tears to the Civil War -- led to significant changes in the shape of skulls in the eastern and western bands of the Cherokee people.
Expect 'Less Active' 2014 Hurricane Season, Researchers Say
The official start of hurricane season is less than two months away, on June 1. Although there were no hurricanes in 2013, Northern Virginia has gotten walloped in the past.
NCSU researchers predict relatively quiet hurricane season
A team led by Lian Xie, a professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, and statistics professor Montserrat Fuentes forecasts eight to 11 named storms in the Atlantic basin, which includes the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Domestic abuse makes new mothers mentally unhealthy
New York, April 15 : Domestic abuse during pregnancy makes new mothers more vulnerable to mental health problems including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder , a new study has found.