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Tag: Andrew Binder

May 25, 2017

Sexting Not a Health Risk, Study Shows

Engaging in sexting doesn't say anything about someone's other sexual activity, according to NC State Department of Communication researchers Kami Kosenko and Andy Binder. It doesn't indicate the number of partners someone might have, whether or not they'll use protection, or even if they'll have sex at all, the study shows. 

May 24, 2017

Field of ‘Sexting’ Research Finds Little to Worry About

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. 

Aug 10, 2016

In a Drought-Stricken Future, the World Might Look to Cary

As climate change accelerates, scientists and governments are racing to figure out how to best protect water supplies. One possibility, raised in an NSF-funded project at NC State, is to recycle water—in other words, treat wastewater so it can be used for nonpotable purposes. The problem: overcoming people's perception that they're using water that has already gone down the drain. Andy Binder, Communication, featured. 

Apr 7, 2016

How Forecasting Water Reclamation Use Can Save Money, Water Resources

A changing climate and recent droughts in the South and West highlight the need to make the most of our limited water resources. One of the tools that can help the U.S. make efficient use of its water supplies is water reclamation — but utilities and water managers have sometimes struggled to deal with public perceptions of reclaimed water.