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12 hrs ago | Planetizen

Modeling the Explosive Growth of the Southern Megalopolis

A new study, "The Southern Megalopolis: Using the Past to Predict the Future of Urban Sprawl in the Southeast U.S." predicts urban sprawl and warns of its possible consequences over the next 50 years.


16 hrs ago | Science Daily

Social network research may boost prairie dog conservation efforts

Researchers using statistical tools to map social connections in prairie dogs have uncovered relationships that escaped traditional observational techniques, shedding light on prairie dog communities that may help limit the spread of bubonic plague and guide future conservation efforts.


17 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Motivation explains disconnect between testing and real-life functioning for seniors

A psychology researcher at North Carolina State University is proposing a new theory to explain why older adults show declining cognitive ability with age, but don't necessarily show declines in the workplace or daily life.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

21 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Researchers Show Benefits Of Zinc Supplementation In Broilers

RESEARCHERS SHOW BENEFITS OF ZINC SUPPLEMENTATION IN BROILERS Jul. 28, 2014 Source: U.S. Poultry & Egg Association news release USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., that showed benefits of zinc supplementation in broilers.


Yesterday | Agri Marketing

No. Carolina State Professor Wins AFIA's New Frontiers In Animal Nutrition Award

NO. CAROLINA STATE PROFESSOR WINS AFIA'S NEW FRONTIERS IN ANIMAL NUTRITION AWARD Jul. 28, 2014 Source: American Feed Industry Association news release Jack Odle, Ph.D., an animal scientist at North Carolina State University, was presented with the New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award Sunday as part of the Nutrition Research Awards.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Agriculture

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Another Citizen Ensnared by D.C. Gun Law

A prominent veterinarian and farmer, who is also a member of the North Carolina State University's Board of Trustees, was arrested in the District of Columbia after police discovered a holstered, loaded handgun in his briefcase.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Sometimes, losing weight tests emotional bonds

Losing weight is not only about physical changes, but also emotional revisions. When one-half of a couple loses a significant amount of weight, it can affect the dynamics of a relationship.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Texas

Science on the job: Teachers learn from tech firms

As American education focuses on closing the gap between the classroom and employers' needs, programs in North Carolina, California and elsewhere are putting teachers temporarily in the workplace.


Related Topix: Stem, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Frances Holt retires this month after 50 years at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown | With Video

Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, US Military, US Navy

American Forests

Forest Digest - Week of July 21

"Urban heat boosts some pest populations 200-fold, killing red maples" - Phys.Org Some invasive species like it hot - especially the gloomy scale insect.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, University of Arizona, Environment

Business Journal

ThinkHouse's first class graduates, next class moves into Boylan Heights

A month after graduating from ThinkHouse, North Carolina State University grad-turned-entrepreneur David Shaner is growing his startup, Offline.



Nuclear Engineer X. George Xu Named Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair...

Troy, N.Y. - Nuclear engineering expert X. George Xu has been named the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer, NY, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Texas A&M University

International Business Times

13-Year-Old Sixth-Grader Accused of Stealing Lionfish Research

A 13-year-old sixth-grade student, Lauren Arrington, who rose to fame with her science fair project about the invasive potential of lion fish, has been accused of stealing the Lionfish Research by former ecology grad student Zack Jud.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Penn State

named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities has named Penn State an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University in recognition of its strong commitment to economic engagement.


Related Topix: State College, PA, Purdue University, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University

Sun Journal

Students learn about engineering, have fun at NCSU camp

For several days last week, a couple of classrooms at the Havelock Campus of Craven Community College looked like a tornado had blown through.


Related Topix: Cherry-Point, NC, Education Etc.

Business Journal

Indoor drone facility at Raleigh's Lake Wheeler isn't going to fly

That's according to Kyle Snyder , director for the NextGen Air Transportation Center at North Carolina State University , who says it's no longer deemed "high priority."


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Chicago White Sox

Top Sox pick Rodon debuts in Rookie League

's professional debut Tuesday night for the Arizona Rookie League White Sox featured one run allowed on two hits over one inning, and Chicago's top pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft struck out one.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Homeless advocate Marvin Heery passes on; leaves legacy

Unless you are an active advocate for the homeless community, you've probably never heard the name Marvin Heery.


Reports: US Capitol police arrest NCSU trustee on gun charge

Ronald William Prestage, 59, of Camden, S.C., was arrested at about 9:20 a.m. at an entrance to the Cannon House Office Building, when a Capitol Police officer found a loaded 9 mm Ruger handgun in his bag, according to The Washington Post and the Roll Call and Politico blogs.


Related Topix: Camden, SC


Guide To Household Water Conservation Can Help...

Want to conserve water and save on your utility bill? A paper co-written by an Indiana University researcher and published in the current issue of the journal Environment can help.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy