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2-25-2015 What Can Drones Do?
– UNC-TV
Drones are quickly becoming more popular and more ubiquitous. What entered the public consciousness as a tool in the War on Terror has expanded its utility to law enforcement, research, filmmaking, recreation and even delivery.
2-25-2015 Modest use of FAFSA list
– Inside Higher Ed
Some moderately selective colleges seem to reduce financial aid to students who have indicated they might have their heart set on those colleges -- but the practice does not appear widespread, according to a new study of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.
2-24-2015 Kansas senate considers eliminating food sales tax
– Seattle pi
The Kansas General Public Survey was funded by the Kansas Health Foundation and designed and analyzed by RTI International, an independent nonprofit research firm based in North Carolina.
2-24-2015 Report: N.C. incentives, due to expire this year, encourage large investment in renewable energy
– Triangle Business Journal
The 2015 Economic, Utility Portfolio, and Rate Impact of Clean Energy Development in North Carolina report was prepared by the nonprofit research group RTI International and consulting firm ScottMadden.
2-23-2015 RTI is reinventing the toilet
– News from RTP
The porcelain throne: some might call it the most important chair in their house. But, for 2.5 billion people across the globe, access to safe and sanitary toilets aren’t even an option.
2-23-2015 RTI International opens Indian subsidiary, tackles toilets, cancer
– Triangle Business Journal
Fresh off the plane from India, Research Triangle Park-based RTI International CEO Wayne Holden says the firm's newly opened New Delhi subsidiary has a real chance to change the world.
2-21-2015 RTI International organises symposium on cancer prevention in India
– The Pioneer
Research Triangle Institute India (RTI), one of the world's leading independent, nonprofit research and development organizations hosted a two day Symposium on "Cancer Prevention in India" along with the American Cancer Society, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology (ICPO), and Harvard Global Equity Initiative.
2-20-2015 RTI International organizes a two day symposium on cancer prevention in India in New Delhi
– India Education Diary
Research Triangle Institute India, one of the world’s leading independent, nonprofit research and development organizations dedicated to improving the human condition hosted a two day Symposium on “Cancer Prevention in India” along with the American Cancer Society, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology (ICPO), and Harvard Global Equity Initiative.
2-20-2015 Concealed handguns mainly miss the mark as an answer to campus rape
– The Chronicle of Higher Education
The idea that such crimes will be reduced on campuses by letting women carry concealed weapons "ignores what we know about when and where sexual assault happens among college students," said Christopher P. Krebs, who has studied the subject extensively as a senior research social scientist at RTI International, a nonprofit research group.
2-20-2015 RTI International organizes a two day symposium on cancer prevention in India in New Delhi from 19th - 20th February, 2015
– Indian News & Times
Research Triangle Institute of India, one of the world's leading independent, nonprofit research and development organizations dedicated to improving the human condition hosted a two day symposium on "Cancer Prevention in India."
2-20-2015 DOE-sponsored syngas cleanup demonstration project reaches development milestone
– Energy Industry Today
In a project sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a demonstration-scale application of RTI International’s warm synthesis gas (syngas) cleanup process technology has achieved a key operational milestone at Tampa Electric Company’s coal gasification plant in Polk County, Fla.
2-19-2015 Miranda House hosts 'Voices for Cancer'
– Health Dunia
To bridge the gap between youth and their access to key health information on cancer, Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance, RTI International, and Public Health Foundation of India, hosted an informative session today on Cancer Prevention “Voices for Cancer: Your Role In Prevention” at Miranda House.
2-19-2015 Partnership deploys drones for social science research
– Unmanned Aerial Online
RTI International and North Carolina State University (NCSU) are partnering to better understand how drones can be used for research - particularly, statistical sampling for social science.
2-19-2015 N.C. State-RTI International partner on drone technology for population research
– Triangle Business Journal
RTI International and N.C. State University are teaming up to research a new use of drone technology: Population surveying.
2-16-2015 Poultry peril: Many people ignore safety guidelines when handling chicken
– The Dallas Morning News
Many Americans do not follow recommended safety practices when handling and cooking poultry, a new study finds.
2-13-2015 RTI's Holden, Chimerix among Triangle Global Health award recipients
– Triangle Business Journal
Wayne Holden, who heads Research Triangle Park's RTI International, received the consortium's "Champion" award for his and his group's effort in improving the health of individuals in North Carolina and around the globe.
2-12-2015 TBJ reveals 2015 Women in Business Awards winners: Ann Goodnight gets Lifetime Achievement Award
– Triangle Business Journal
The Women in Business Awards program recognizes Triangle women who have proven to be dynamic and outstanding leaders with established track records of significant accomplishments in business and/or community service.
2-11-2015 US agency, IIT-Gandhinagar identify collaboration areas
– Times of India
A team of three representatives, comprising Mitch Kirby, USAID senior education advisor, Sheila E Desai, USAID India senior science and technology advisor, and Eric Johnson, senior research economist with RTI International, visited the institute to assess institutional needs and strategies with senior administrators and faculty.
2-9-2015 Most Consumers Don’t Use Food Thermometers Despite Importance to Food Safety
– Food Safety News
According to another study published last month and conducted by RTI International, Tennessee State University and Kansas State University, 62 percent of consumers own a food thermometer, but less than 10 percent of them actually use it to check for doneness in all poultry.
2-9-2015 RTI International to host symposium on cancer
– Health Dunia
Did you know that according to 2012 statistics from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, approximately 13 percent of the global burden of cancers—about 1 million new cases and more than 700,000 deaths annually—occur in India alone!
2-8-2015 HIV trial fails as many women decide not to take medicine, study shows
– SentinelSource.com
An analysis in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine showed that a major HIV prevention trial in Africa overseen by a Pittsburgh network failed because most women did not take the drugs they were given, and then lied about it.
2-8-2015 New study finds that teen smokers use multiple tobacco products
– News Medical
Teens who use tobacco products are likely to use more than one product, including e-cigarettes, hookahs and pipes, and smokeless tobacco, according to a new study by RTI International.
2-8-2015 Many don't handle poultry safely when cooking
– WebMD
2-8-2015 Many don't handle poultry safely when cooking , study finds
– Health Day
Many Americans do not follow recommended safety practices when handling and cooking poultry, a new study finds.
2-7-2015 Teen smokers use multiple products
– The Columbus Dispatch
A national survey of U.S. middle- and high-school students finds that those who use tobacco or nicotine products are likely to also use more than one type of product.
2-7-2015 HIV prevention trial, managed from Pittsburgh, fails after subjects lie
– Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
An analysis in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine showed that a major HIV prevention trial in Africa overseen by a Pittsburgh network failed because most women did not take the drugs they were given, and then lied about it.
2-6-2015 40% of prison and jail inmates have chronic medical problems, shows BJS survey
– News Medical
An estimated 40 percent of state and federal prisoners and jail inmates reported having a current chronic medical condition in the 2011–12 National Inmate Survey, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.
2-5-2015 Bruce Power: Improving nuclear power's emergency response
– Power Engineering
Bruce Power turned to ScottMadden and RTI International to help formulate and execute a strategy that would allow the company to take a leadership position within the industry in the post-Fukushima era.
2-5-2015 Teen tobacco users likely to use it in multiple forms
– Fox News
A national survey of U.S. middle and high school students finds that those who use tobacco or nicotine products are likely to also use more than one type of product.
2-5-2015 BJS survey finds 40 percent of prison and jail inmates reported current chronic medical problems
– Reuters
An estimated 40 percent of state and federal prisoners and jail inmates reported having a current chronic medical condition in the 2011–12 National Inmate Survey, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.
2-4-2015 Teen tobacco users likely to use it in multiple forms
– Reuters
A national survey of U.S. middle and high school students finds that those who use tobacco or nicotine products are likely to also use more than one type of product.
2-4-2015 Reports Summarize Chest Medicine Findings from RTI International (Total and State-Specific Medical and Absenteeism Costs of COPD Among Adults Aged...
– Insurance News Net
According to news reporting originating in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "COPD remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. The objectives of this study were to estimate (1) national US COPD-attributable annual medical costs by payer (direct) and absenteeism (indirect) in 2010 and projected medical costs through 2020 and (2) state-specific COPD-attributable medical and absenteeism costs in 2010."
2-4-2015 UW Dream Project getting students to college, study shows
– The Seattle Times
A program that pairs student-mentors from the University of Washington with low-income middle and high school students has had a significant impact helping those students get into college, a new consultant report has concluded.
2-3-2015 Juneau’s tobacco tax triples April 1
– KTOO News
Matthew Farrelly is an expert in tobacco control studies at Research Triangle International in North Carolina. He says due to a lack of regulation and information on e-cigarettes from the Food and Drug Administration, communities across the nation are taking action to regulate them on their own
2-2-2015 Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigs Together: Study
– WebMD
American children and teens who smoke may also use a variety of other nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, hookahs and pipes, a new study finds.
2-2-2015 Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds
– Health Day
American children and teens who smoke may also use a variety of other nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, hookahs and pipes, a new study finds.
2-2-2015 Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds
– U.S. News & World Report
American children and teens who smoke may also use a variety of other nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, hookahs and pipes, a new study finds.
2-2-2015 Some kids use tobacco, E-cigarettes together, study finds
– Medical Xpress
American children and teens who smoke may also use a variety of other nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, hookahs and pipes, a new study finds.
2-2-2015 RTI-HS, FDA partner to study patients' preferences that contributed to approval of new obesity device
– News Medical
RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS), a business unit of RTI International, partnered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct a study on patients' preferences which contributed to the Agency's regulatory decision to approve the Maestro Rechargeable System, a first-of-kind device to treat obesity.
2-2-2015 The future of development work in Africa
– Devex
More and more countries in the sub-Saharan Africa are achieving a middle-income status. So what does this mean for the international development community?
2-2-2015 Kenya: Realistically, All Kenyan Children Can Go to School, and Learn
– All Africa
Unlike other sectors of our economy, education is really the business of every Kenyan. Each home is, in one way or another, tied to a school.
2-1-2015 Feds move into digital medicine, face doctor backlash
– USA Today
Doctors are being warned by the federal government that they'll soon be penalized for not using electronic medical records, prompting a backlash from those who say the technology is fraught with problems.
2-1-2015 Feds move into digital medicine, face doctor backlash
– USA Today
Doctors are being warned by the federal government that they'll soon be penalized for not using electronic medical records, prompting a backlash from those who say the technology is fraught with problems.
1-30-2015 Physician surveys are now underway
– U.S. News & World Report
Data analysts at RTI International, working under contract with U.S. News, will analyze all survey responses and perform the statistical adjustments.
1-30-2015 Experiments With Coordinating Medical Care Deliver Mixed Results
– NPR
Medical homes are a simple, compelling idea: Give primary-care doctors resources to reduce preventable medical crises for diabetics, asthmatics and others with chronic illness, and it will reduce hospital visits, improve lives and save money.