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Apr 15, 2015

Fish Type, Body Size Can Help Predict Nutrient Recycling Rates

Researchers figure out the primary factors necessary to predict nutrient recycling in various ecosystems. 

Apr 15, 2015

Researchers Can Trace Dust Samples Using Fungal DNA

Researchers have developed a statistical model that allows them to tell where a dust sample came from within the continental United States based on the DNA of fungi found in the sample. The work offers law enforcement a new forensic biology tool. 

Apr 15, 2015

Five Faculty Win Holladay Medal

NC State announces winners of highest faculty honor. 

Apr 13, 2015

Expect Quiet Hurricane Season, NC State Researchers Say

NC State forecasts quiet 2015 hurricane season. 

Apr 13, 2015

NC State Experts Can Discuss H5N2 Threat

NC State experts can discuss H5N2 poultry threat. 

Apr 10, 2015

Pourdeyhimi Wins O. Max Gardner Award

Behnam Pourdeyhimi's success in engineering textiles to improve human health and safety earns him the UNC system's top faculty award. 

Apr 8, 2015

Duke Energy Grant to Fund Renewable Energy, Diversity Efforts at NC State

New grant powers smart grid, diversity efforts. 

Apr 1, 2015

NSF Director to Speak at NC State Commencement

NC State graduates will hear inspiring words from astrophysicist France A. Cordova, director of the National Science Foundation, at spring commencement. 

Apr 1, 2015

Springing Ahead of Nature: Device Increases Walking Efficiency

Research published in the journal Nature describes the way an unpowered exoskeleton device can put a spring in your step to increase walking efficiency. 

Apr 1, 2015

Isotope Study Shows Which Urban Ants Love Junk Food

Research finds that some – but not all – of the ant species on city streets have developed a taste for human food, offering insight into why certain ants are thriving in urban environments. The findings stem from a study that tested isotope levels in ants to determine the makeup of their diet.