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Research Offers New Way to Assess an Organization’s Public Relations

Communication and marketing experts place great weight on an organization’s relationship with its public stakeholders, and a new tool allows organizations to better measure and describe the nature of these relationships.
3-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Virtual Reality Would Make Attending Therapy Easier For Stroke Survivors

Researchers have created a virtual reality clinic to make it easier for stroke survivors to attend physical and occupational therapy sessions. Results from a proof-of-concept study suggest the technology – and the social connection it facilitates...
22-Nov-2019 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Companies Would Be Wise to Share Cybersecurity Efforts

Research finds that when one company experiences a cybersecurity breach, other companies in the same field become less attractive to investors. However, companies that are open about their cybersecurity risk management fare better than peers that...
29-Oct-2019 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Browser Tool Aims To Help Researchers ID Malicious Websites, Code

Researchers have developed an open-source tool that allows users to track and record the behavior of JavaScript programs without alerting the websites that run those programs. The tool is designed to detect malicious programs that are capable of...
22-Oct-2019 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gimme Six! Researchers Discover Aye-Aye’s Extra Finger

Aye-ayes possess small “pseudothumbs” – complete with their own fingerprints – that may help them grip objects and branches as they move through trees. This is the first accessory digit ever found in a primate.
21-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Big Brands Can Handle ‘Fake News’ on Social Media

“Fake news” stories targeting corporations may be obnoxious, but a new study finds that they likely pose little threat to well-established brands.
16-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Another Casualty of Climate Change? Recreational Fishing

A new study finds that shoreline recreational fishing will likely suffer significantly due to climate change. The study finds some regions of the U.S. may benefit from increasing temperatures, but those benefits will be more than offset by declines...
7-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Paramagnetic Spins Take Electrons for a Ride, Produce Electricity from Heat

Local thermal perturbations of spins in a solid can convert heat to energy even in a paramagnetic material – where spins weren’t thought to correlate long enough to do so. This effect, “paramagnon drag thermopower,” converts a temperature...
13-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Clean Air Regulation, Automobile Emissions Expert Can Discuss Volkswagen Scandal, Emissions Testing

24-Sep-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Experts Offer Insight Into Key Issues in 2014 Midterm Elections, Including Race, Gender, and the Economy

11-Mar-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Expert Offers Insight on History of Labor Day and How Workers Are Faring in Post-Recession Recovery

19-Aug-2013 7:00 AM EDT

Expert Can Answer Food-Safety Questions for the Holidays

13-Nov-2012 8:00 AM EST

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Researcher Explains How Santa Delivers Presents in One Night

Don’t believe in Santa Claus? Magic, you say? In fact, science and technology explain how Santa is able to deliver toys to good girls and boys around the world in one night, according to a North Carolina State University researcher.
6-Dec-2011 7:35 AM EST

Food-Safety Expert Can Offer Tips For Thanksgiving

At Thanksgiving, small mistakes in the kitchen can lead to food-borne illness. Dr. Ben Chapman, food-safety specialist and assistant professor of family and consumer sciences at North Carolina State University, can offer suggestions to ensure your...
9-Nov-2011 7:00 AM EST

Expert Can Discuss Importance Of Labor Day During Recession, Election Year

As American workers are faced with the “Great Recession” of the 21st century, how are they faring this Labor Day? What role might organized labor play, or not play, in the upcoming fall 2010 elections?
30-Aug-2010 8:00 AM EDT

Experts Can Offer Insight On Haiti Disaster

The eyes of the world are now focused on Haiti, and the effects of the recent earthquake disaster on the island nation are still unfolding. North Carolina State University researchers can help explain what happened, what may happen next, and what it...
13-Jan-2010 3:30 PM EST

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