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Author: Laura Oleniacz

Knitting machine

Sep 29, 2020

Prototype Graft, Designed to Replace Damaged Heart Vessels, Shows Promise in Cell Study

NC State researchers reported promising preclinical findings for a prototype of a vascular graft. 

Raccoon and deer foraging together.

Sep 28, 2020

Do Raccoons Fear Coyotes? A Research Team Used Cameras to Find Out

A new study used cameras to find raccoons are unlikely prey for coyotes. 

Ghost forest on N.C. coast.

Sep 28, 2020

Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on N.C. Coast May Contribute to Climate Change

NC State researchers found the spread of ghost forests along the N.C. coast has implications for climate change. 

Amazon rainforest aerial view.

Sep 21, 2020

Impact of Effort to Reduce Amazon Deforestation Overestimated, Study Finds

Projects designed to protect the Amazon rainforest and reduce greenhouse gas emissions overestimated their impact, a team of researchers found. 

Researchers test drones to detect resistant ash trees.

Sep 17, 2020

Scientists Pilot Drones in Effort to Save Trees From Invasive Beetle

NC State are using drones to try to find ash trees with natural resistance to the emerald ash borer invasive pest. 

Aspen trees in the Colorado mountains.

Sep 16, 2020

Colorado’s Famous Aspens Expected to Decline Due to Climate Change

NC State researchers predict quaking aspen trees, known for their brilliant foliage in fall, will visibly decline along three scenic drives in Colorado. 

Hemlock woolly adelgid, a sap-sucking insect.

Sep 2, 2020

Researchers Warn of Food-Web Threats From Common Insecticides

A researcher from NC State argued for curbing the use of neonicotinoid insecticides and warned about their spread. 

Greenland ocean at sunset.

Aug 26, 2020

Lessons for Educators on Teaching Climate Change

Researchers found a strategy to teach students climate change, but also saw outside beliefs influence learning. 

Students walking outdoors.

Aug 14, 2020

Preparing Parks, Recreation and Tourism Students to Serve Diverse Audience

North Carolina State University professors joined experts from around the country and nation in generating recommendations for other educators preparing students to serve a diverse clientele. 

Student on a laptop.

Aug 11, 2020

Back to School: Tips to Help Teachers Configure Classes

Experts at NC State offer tips to help ease the transition back to school for parents and caregivers. 

Lumbee River

Aug 11, 2020

N.C. Tribes Faced Obstacles to Atlantic Coast Pipeline Water Planning, Study Shows

A case study evaluated challenges faced by Indigenous people in North Carolina during planning of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. 

Math homework image.

Aug 10, 2020

Back to School: Helping Children With Math

Experts at NC State offer tips to help ease the transition back to school for parents and caregivers. 

Flooding in Venice.

Aug 10, 2020

Landmarks Facing Climate Threats Could ‘Transform,’ Expert Says

Researchers asked whether iconic locations threatened by climate change should be allowed to transform. 

Writing with a pencil.

Aug 7, 2020

Back to School: Tips to Encourage Kids to Practice Reading, Writing

Across the state and country, students and their parents are preparing for the return of the school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts at NC State offer tips to help ease the transition for parents and caregivers. 

Child learning online.

Aug 6, 2020

Back to School: Preparing for Online Learning

Across the state and country, students and their parents are preparing for the return of the school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts at NC State offer tips to help ease the transition for parents and caregivers.