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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 | 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 | 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 10, 2014 | The Abstract

Polarization Imaging Reveals New Views of Hunt Library, Insight into Exciting Field of Research

These two photos of the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library use a false-color technique to reveal a characteristic of light called polarization. 

Sep 9, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Miguel A. Acosta

Miguel Acosta discusses his research concerning the development and characterization of microfluidic devices to study cancer. 

Sep 3, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Elizabeth Loboa

Elizabeth Loboa uses her engineering expertise to extend the frontiers of medicine. Her work focuses on generating new tissues for people suffering from traumatic wounds and tissue loss. 

Sep 2, 2014 | The Abstract

Dogs, Math and Computers: How One Researcher Gets His Ideas

Where does inspiration come from? One researcher talks about artificial intelligence, computer science, and working with dogs. 

Aug 28, 2014 | The Abstract

Cities as a Glimpse of the Future

How researchers learned that cities may serve as a crystal ball for the impact of climate change on an important insect pest. 

Aug 27, 2014 | The Abstract

Three Things You Didn’t Know About the Arachnids That Live on Your Face

Right now, in the general vicinity of your nose, there are at least two species of microscopic mites living in your pores. Scientists have just published a study about these little-known mites. 

Aug 26, 2014 | The Abstract

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Joel Ducoste

Engineering professor Joel Ducoste, who works to keep drinking water clean and safe, describes how his lifelong passion for discovery has fueled his research around the world.