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6 hrs ago | Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Ocean City, MD

14 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Maryville, TN, Photography

19 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Archaeology

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.

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Related Topix: 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.

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Washington Times

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

EurekAlert!

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)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Georgia, Franklin College

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.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WRAL.com

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.

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Related Topix: North Carolina A&T State University, Purdue University, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois

Science Daily

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.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee

Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, North Carolina

WRAL.com

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.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Newkerala.com

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.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Psychology, Science

News Observer

Freezing temperatures forecast from Wake County west, putting some NC crops at risk

Apple growers in the western counties were in danger of severe damage to early blooming trees as that region looked at two mornings of below freezing temperatures, Steve McArtney, a horticultural sciences associate professor at North Carolina State University, said from his office in Mills River.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Wake County, NC, Mills-River, NC, Weather, Raleigh, NC

PhysOrg Weblog

Dengue study to focus on asymptomatic carriers

A NASA satellite image shows the metropolitan area of Iquitos, Peru, nestled in the Amazon Basin, on the banks of the Amazon River and surrounded by smaller rivers, lakes and lagoons.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UC Davis, University of Iowa

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bioscience Technology

Finding the Switch: Researchers Create Roadmap for Gene Expression

In a new study, researchers from North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill and other institutions have taken the first steps toward creating a roadmap that may help scientists narrow down the genetic cause of numerous diseases.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science, Biology

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida Polytechnic University selects first president

Florida Polytechnic University's Presidential Search Committee has selected Dr. Randy K. Avent to be the University's first president.

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Related Topix: Florida, Lakeland, FL

Asian Correspondent

Antibiotic 'Smart Bomb' Can Target Specific Strains of Bacteria

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a de facto antibiotic "smart bomb" that can identify specific strains of bacteria and sever their DNA, eliminating the infection.

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PhysOrg Weblog

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, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder , in mothers.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

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