Nov 19, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Warmer Temperatures Limit Impact of Parasites, Boost Pest Populations
Research shows that some insect pests are thriving in warm, urban environments and developing earlier, limiting the impact of parasitoid wasps that normally help keep those pest populations in check.
Nov 12, 2014 | Campus Life
2 Win Fulbright Scholar Awards
Two NC State researchers receive prestigious Fulbright Scholar awards for the 2014-15 academic year.
Nov 12, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Inhabit(ants) of New York City: High Diversity Underfoot in Urban Environments
Cities have more species diversity than you’d expect. A study of ants in Manhattan found not only a wide range of species, but also significant differences in the levels of biodiversity in different urban areas.
Nov 10, 2014 | Research and Innovation
New Materials Yield Record Efficiency Polymer Solar Cells
NC State researchers have found that temperature-controlled aggregation in a family of new semi-conducting polymers is the key to creating highly efficient organic solar cells that can be mass produced more cheaply.
Nov 4, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Mosquitofish Genitalia Change Rapidly Due to Human Impacts
Rapid changes in the genitalia of Bahamian fish appear to be caused by human-induced environmental changes.
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 3, 2014 | The Abstract
Coating Nanotubes with Aluminum Oxide Lowers Risk of Lung Injury
A new study finds that coating multiwalled carbon nanotubes with aluminum oxide reduces the risk of lung scarring, or pulmonary fibrosis, in mice.
Oct 2, 2014 | Research and Innovation
Cheetahs Never Prosper: Energy Expenditure Linked to Population Decline
Cheetahs have a killer commute when traveling to find food. Habitat loss and human involvement, rather than high-speed hunting tactics, appear to be the culprits behind dwindling wild cheetah populations.
Sep 24, 2014 | Service and Community
Dialect Map Is Road to Success
Alumnus Josh Katz describes how his studies at NC State and an internship at the New York Times paved the way to a career in data visualization.
Sep 19, 2014 | Faculty and Staff
Solomon Stepping Down
Dan Solomon has announced that he is stepping down as dean of the College of Sciences, effective July 1, 2015.