Stories From 2018

Jun 7, 2018  |  The Abstract

Researchers Gain Insight Into Chromosome Evolution in Flies

NC State researchers have shed new light on the evolution of fly chromosomes by identifying a gene indispensable for male survival in a devastating livestock pest species. What they found could have important implications for genetic pest control.

Jun 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Aromatic Herbs Lead to Better Parenting in Starlings

The presence of aromatic herbs in the nest leads to some improved parenting behaviors in European starlings.

Jun 4, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

ChemMaps Lets Researchers Navigate the Chemical Universe

ChemMaps lets users navigate the chemical space of over 8,000 drugs and 47,000 environmental compounds in 3D and real time.

Jun 4, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Working Paper Offers Initial Data on Academic Impact of N.C. School Vouchers

NC State researchers compared scores of a small volunteer group of public and private school students on the same standardized test.

May 31, 2018  |  Campus Life

‘This Date at NC State’ Explores Campus History

A social media project uncovers the notable and notorious in NC State history. Explore the people and events that have shaped the university for more than 130 years.

May 30, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Watch Spellings’ State of the University Address

UNC System President Margaret Spellings delivers a State of the University address on Monday at SAS Institute in Cary. Watch a livestream of her remarks, followed by a Q&A session.

May 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Devise New Way to Discern What Microbes Eat

New technique helps researchers determine food eaten by microbes.

May 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Compound Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens Could Lead to Next-Generation Antibiotics

A new synthetic compound inspired by a natural product could be a useful chemical tool for studying antibiotic-resistant infections.

May 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Listen for Failure in Granular Materials

A new way to probe granular materials without disturbing them may enable researchers to forecast their failure.

May 24, 2018

A Better B1 Building Block

A B1 precursor called cHET can be easily taken up and used in extremely small concentrations by phytoplankton and plants.