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Nov 17, 2014 | The Abstract
Something Resistant This Way Comes: An Insect Mystery
An NC State entomology researcher has found that a feared crop pest found in North Carolina is becoming resistant to a common method used to protect crops.
Nov 10, 2014 | Campus Life
The Ecology of Religious Beliefs
If environment can affect the behavior of animals living in certain areas, then it’s not too far-fetched to imagine it has an impact on human beings as well. Cultures around the world have adapted their […]
Nov 7, 2014 | The Abstract
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Emily Meineke
Emily Meineke explains what she loves about studying insects and the effect of higher temperatures.
Nov 5, 2014 | The Abstract
Coins in Space
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Robert Lasson, director of creative services in NC State’s Fitts Industrial and Systems Engineering Department. Using 3D printers, NC State engineers created the official NC State University […]
Nov 4, 2014 | The Abstract
Intersectionality: The Importance of Acknowledging Diverse Experiences to Make STEM More Inclusive
Fay Cobb Payton recently published a book on what can be done to make STEM more inclusive. We sat down to talk with Payton about the book, her work, and why STEM diversity matters for both the research community and the corporate world.
Nov 3, 2014 | The Abstract
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Rebecca Goulter
Rebecca Goulter talks about being a microbiologist and why she loves studying viruses that threaten human health.
Oct 30, 2014 | The Abstract
A Decade of Genes, Chemicals and Human Health: The Comparative Toxicogenomics Database Turns 10
A Decade of Genes, Chemicals, and Human Health: the Comparative Toxicogenomics Database Turns Ten
Oct 29, 2014 | The Abstract
Harnessing Crowds to Analyze Clouds
Citizen scientists are helping to categorize 30 years' worth of tropical hurricane and cyclone data.
Oct 28, 2014 | The Abstract
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Elsa Youngsteadt
Elsa Youngsteadt talks about what drew her to become an entomology researcher at NC State.
Oct 27, 2014 | Research and Innovation
The biggest barrier to better biofuels is small but stubborn. NC State biotechnology experts explain the challenges of breaking down the plant cell wall.