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2010-05-03 13:40:51

It can be difficult for parents of teenagers to come to terms with the fact their kids may have sex, particularly given widespread concerns about the consequences of teen sexual activity.

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2010-04-28 09:36:55

A researcher at North Carolina State University has developed a computer chip that can store an unprecedented amount of data – enough to hold an entire library’s worth of information on a single chip.

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2010-04-27 12:28:04

Virtualization and cloud computing allow computer users access to powerful computers and software applications hosted by remote groups of servers, but security concerns related to data privacy are limiting public confidence – and slowing adoption of the new technology.

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2010-04-26 10:55:00

Two new studies from North Carolina State University show that young voters are not swayed by celebrity endorsements of political candidates – and sometimes voters like the candidate less as a result of receiving a celebrity’s endorsement.

2010-04-26 08:22:28

We all know that eating a calcium-rich diet is important for keeping our bones healthy and strong.

2010-04-20 09:47:11

In military and security situations, a split second can make the difference between life and death, so North Carolina State University’s development of new “smart sensors” that allow for faster response times from military applications is important.

2010-04-16 09:19:34

If your home region has a hot, wet climate and a lot of different kinds of birds and mammals living in it, there's a really good chance the region will also contain numerous kinds of pathogens that cause human diseases.

2010-04-15 07:34:45

A researcher at North Carolina State University has helped to develop a new method for describing the binding of protons and neutrons within nuclei.

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2010-04-13 12:25:00

Academia is sometimes viewed as an “ivory tower” environment with little connection to the real world, but new research from North Carolina State University should help academics striving to overcome that reputation.

2010-04-12 18:15:51

To look at the tobacco budworm moth and its close cousin, you wouldn’t be able to tell the fuzzy-looking, fingertip-size moths apart.


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