Study Shows Unexpected Path for Women to Major in Science
Intriguing new research shows a pattern of women who migrated into science majors after being undecided about what to study when entering college.
Do Teachers’ Climate Change Beliefs Influence Students?
A coastal North Carolina study examines effects of middle school teaching and students' climate knowledge.
Does Biomass Harvest Affect Wildlife?
Researchers counted mammals, reptiles and amphibians on clearcut loblolly plantation sites in Georgia and North Carolina to find out how removing woody debris affected wildlife.
Keeping Up With the Fast-Moving Science of Gene Drives
NC State's Jason Delborne, an expert in science and technology policy and public engagement, answers questions about the emerging science of gene drives. Delborne helped develop a National Academies report on gene drives and unveil it in Washington, D.C.
Hiking, Hunting Have Minor Effects on Mammals in Protected Eastern Forests
Six-state study finds that recreation had less of an impact on wildlife distribution than factors such as forested habitat and housing density.
A Cougar’s Epic Journey East
A male cougar's 1,500-mile trek shows mountain lions can get to the East but they won't find company of their own kind.
A Postmortem on Sudden Oak Death
Geospatial computer modeling tracks not only disease transmission but also the human, financial and political realities of controlling an epidemic.
NC State Study Asks Kids to Choose Wildlife Conservation Priorities
Future wildlife decisions could be in good hands. Elementary students’ priorities for saving wildlife mirrored those of conservation biologists.
NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 7
Nearly 5,600 students will graduate this week.
Study Looks at Climate Change Concern in Adolescents
Personal beliefs and conversations with family and friends influence North Carolina middle schoolers' concern about climate change -- but not necessarily the way you'd expect.