An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan’s financial condition look better by...
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A recent analysis of research into how so-called “sexting” may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity – but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.
22-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A recent study finds that “moral enhancement technologies” – which are discussed as ways of improving human behavior – are neither feasible nor wise, based on an assessment of existing research into these technologies.
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Researchers have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create a glucose-responsive “smart” insulin delivery system. In an animal model study, the new technique effectively reduced blood sugar levels for 48...
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Economists have found that the most widely used model for predicting how U.S. government spending affects gross domestic product (GDP) can be rigged using theoretical assumptions to control forecasts.
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Scientists have identified a “princess pheromone” that tells an ant colony when a larva is preparing to become a queen.
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When asked to name their favorite wildlife, Bahamian children chose feral cats, dogs and pigs - invasive species that can be more damaging in an island environment. However, island kids chose a wider variety of favorite species - including birds,...
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New research finds most executives see risks increasing in both number and complexity – but those same executives say their organizations’ risk management efforts may not be staying abreast of those risks.
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Experts Offer Insight Into Key Issues in 2014 Midterm Elections, Including Race, Gender, and the Economy
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13-Nov-2012 8:00 AM EST
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
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
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
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