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1 hr ago | Environmental Science & Technology

Influence of Functional Groups on Organic Aerosol Cloud Condensation Nucleus Activity

E-mail: . Organic aerosols in the atmosphere are composed of a wide variety of species, reflecting the multitude of sources and growth processes of these particles.


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Greenhouse Product News

SAF Presents 2014 Awards

The Society of American Florists' 130th Annual Convention in Marco Island, Florida, earlier this month was a busy time for recognizing some key members of the industry.


Related Topix: Marco Island, FL, University of Florida, Palm City, FL, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

UNC, NC State campus police make arrests in dorm burglaries

Surveillance video showed a man entering unlocked rooms early Aug. 16 in the Avent Ferry Complex and at Syme Hall.


Related Topix: North Carolina

Daily Mail

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when exposed to 'date rape' drugs

'One day they will regain my trust': Michael Brown's mom says meeting with Eric Holder has given her hope her son might get justice Will this nail polish stop sexual assault? Male science students develop a manicure that changes color when exposed to 'date rape' drugs Mixing chemistry with cosmetics, four male undergraduates at North Carolina State ... (more)


Thu Aug 21, 2014

'Cyborg moths' come closer to reality

Scientists have developed methods for electronically manipulating the flight muscles of moths and for monitoring the electrical signals moths use to control those muscles.


WECT-TV Wilmington

Researchers working to improve tidal creek water quality with rain gardens

Years and years of development have affected some natural habitats in southeast North Carolina, including sacred watersheds.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Wilmington, NC, Home Gardening, Home, New Hanover County, NC

Ars Technica

Researchers create privacy wrapper for Android Web apps

The binary choice has left most users ignoring permission warnings and sacrificing personal data.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Science Daily

Models to study polyelectrolytes developed, including DNA, RNA

A novel and versatile modeling strategy has been developed to simulate polyelectrolyte systems.


Business Journal

Can this roofie-detecting nail polish help thwart sexual assault?

The UpTake: Sexual assaults on college campuses is a growing problem. So it's only fitting that a possible weapon to fight these attacks is coming from such a campus at North Carolina State University.


Related Topix: Duke University

The Virginian-Pilot

Va. Beach trio hits the road for homeless

This story is a sample from the Virginia Beach Beacon, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Virginia Beach.


Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Old Dominion University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Network World

Plug-and-play Android security layer outlined by NC State researchers

A modified version of Android uses a system of modularized plugins to help make sure the latest security tools make it into the hands of end users as quickly as possible.


Hispanic Business

Study Findings from North Carolina State University Broaden...

A SAM synthetase cDNA was introduced into the tomato genome using the Agrobacterium tumefaciens transformation method."



Republicans Shift Gears On Obamacare Attack Ads

Just as Democrats are shying away from "War on Women" tactics since American women see them as too divisive, Republicans are shifting away from attacking Obamacare directly in attack ads.


Related Topix: US News, North Carolina

Burlington Times News

Hundreds attend fracking hearing in Raleigh

Hundreds of people are attending a public meeting in Raleigh on proposed rules for the oil and gas drilling method known as fracking.


Science Daily

Paving the way for cyborg moth 'biobots'

Researchers have developed methods for electronically manipulating the flight muscles of moths and for monitoring the electrical signals moths use to control those muscles.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Rally planned ahead of public fracking hearing

The first of four public meetings on the issue is scheduled for 10 a.m. at North Carolina State University.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Obamacare Attacks Fail to Sway Voters in First Election Test

Republicans seeking to unseat the U.S. Senate incumbent in North Carolina have cut in half the portion of their top issue ads citing Obamacare, a sign that the party's favorite attack against Democrats is losing its punch.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Mary Landrieu, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Historian Reflects On Michael Brown And Dred Scott

Demonstrators display signs during a protest on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on August 18, 2014.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Star Online

Engagement: Bolin-Gabler

Dennis and Leslie Bolin of Kings Mountain announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Anne Bolin, to William John Gabler, son of Ed Neunlist and Sarah Gabler of Falls Church, Va.


Related Topix: Falls Church, VA, Arlington, VA

Business Journal

N.C. State wants new building for Nonwovens Institute at Centennial Campus

North Carolina State University has hired a Raleigh development company to initiated a study to build a new hybrid office, manufacturing and research facility for The Nonwovens Institute based at Centennial Campus.