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Sep 6, 2012

Survey Shows Why Claws Come Out Over Feral Cat Management

The contentious phenomenon of identity politics isn’t limited to Democrats and Republicans. A national survey shows that “cat people” and “bird people” have heated differences of opinion, complicating the challenge of managing more than 50 […] 

Aug 23, 2012

Research on Wood Formation Sheds Light on Plant Biology

Scientists at North Carolina State University have discovered a phenomenon never seen before in plants while studying molecular changes inside tree cells as wood is formed. In research published online in Proceedings of the National […] 

Aug 21, 2012

NC State Experts Can Discuss Back to School Topics

As students and teachers across the state head back to class this fall, experts with North Carolina State University’s College of Education can offer helpful information on a range of topics, from digital literacy and […] 

Jul 16, 2012

Rodent Robbers Good Guys in Rainforest?

There’s no honor among thieves when it comes to rodent robbers—which turns out to be a good thing for tropical trees that depend on animals to spread their seeds. Results of a yearlong study in […] 

May 17, 2012

Hemlock History Repeating Itself?

Scientists trying to save eastern hemlock trees from widespread insect attacks may have uncovered a case of déjà vu, dating back millennia. “Our hypothesis is that 7,000 to 8,000 years ago, insects hammered the eastern […] 

Apr 23, 2012

NC State Holds Art2Wear Fashion Show

Eighteen students from North Carolina State University will present their original designs during the Art2Wear fashion show at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 in Reynolds Coliseum. Art2Wear, which started at the College of Design in […] 

Apr 17, 2012

Better Pine Trees, Better Environment

Improved loblolly pines scrub more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. 

Apr 17, 2012

Improved Loblolly Pines Better for the Environment, Study Finds

More than 50 years of genetics work to increase loblolly pine production in the Southeast has improved the trees’ ability to act as carbon sinks that mitigate climate change, according to a new study by […] 

Apr 3, 2012

NC State Students Win National Scholarships, NSF Fellowships

Six North Carolina State University students have won prestigious national undergraduate scholarships and 14 received National Science Foundation graduate fellowships. Four students received Goldwater Scholarships of up to $7,500, awarded to outstanding students preparing for […] 

Mar 28, 2012

A Party Fit for the Pack

It’s the stuff of birthday dreams: a party with live music, hundreds of friends, surprises and plenty of gifts and cake. Better yet, you’re invited to NC State’s 125th birthday celebration Monday at Reynolds Coliseum.