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Sep 15, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: De Anna Beasley

De Anna Beasley discusses her work as an insect ecologist, studying the effects of environmental stress on insect development and function. 

Sep 12, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Wells Brings Creative Energy to GLBT Center

A former creative writing teacher takes the helm of NC State's center supporting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and allies. Learn about her vision and values. 

Sep 12, 2014 | The Abstract

The Night of the Elephants: Adventures of a Scientist in the Field

Scientists are more likely to have adventures than many people with more mundane jobs. Stephanie Schuttler is a good example. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

New Nanomedicine Improves Stem Cell Therapy

A new nanoparticle may help heart attack patients regenerate healthy heart tissue without using donated or processed stem cells. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Corn Spots: Study Finds Important Genes in Defense Response

NC State researchers scour the corn genome to find top candidate genes that control an important defense response. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Campus Life

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Erin Seekamp

Erin Seekamp discusses her work as a social scientist studying communities' ability to respond to climate change. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Create World’s Largest DNA Origami

Researchers have created the world’s largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging from biomedical research to nanoelectronics. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Childhood Mentors Boost Career Success

Young people who have had mentors are more likely to find work early in their careers, putting them on a path to success. 

Sep 10, 2014 | Campus Life

Dog Olympics Sept. 13

Pack up the pooch and head over to the 23rd annual Dog Olympics at the College of Veterinary Medicine this weekend. 

Sep 10, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

News Goes ‘Think and Do’

Now that you've had a few weeks to explore NC State's redesigned news site, you're invited to share your thoughts about the new "on brand" experience.