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Author: Mick Kulikowski

bed bugs

Jul 15, 2020

Bed Bugs Modify Microbiome of Homes They Infest

Bed bugs aren't just an annoying, blood-feeding pest. They also seem to change the bacterial community in the homes they infest. 

Bottles of hand sanitizer.

Jun 9, 2020

Fewer Cars Mean More Hand Sanitizer

NC State partners with Novozymes to make a product once taken for granted - hand sanitizer. 

Jun 5, 2020

Volcanic Glass Spray Shows Promise in Controlling Mosquitoes

An industrial mineral called perlite could help reduce mosquito populations and, in turn, malaria transmission. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

May 18, 2020

Goodnight Scholars Selected

High-achieving students join NC State as members of the Goodnight Scholars Program. 

Bumble bee on a sunflower.

May 11, 2020

Bumble Bee Disease, Reproduction Shaped by Flowering Strip Plants

Researchers study the effectiveness of flowering strip plants intended to augment bee foraging habitats. 

NC State Belltower lit from below with red lighting.

May 7, 2020

Hard Work Pays Off for Class of 2020

Graduates persevere to earn their NC State degrees 

new dashboard shows graphs detailing COVID-19 spread

Apr 8, 2020

Visualization Tool Tracks COVID-19

NC State analytics experts develop a new visualization tool that can help users find useful information about COVID-19's spread. 

Photo of mask material production line in NC State's Nonwovens Institute.

Apr 2, 2020

A Necessary Filter: Nonwovens Institute Steps Up to Combat COVID-19

NC State begins production of nonwoven mask materials that could help combat shortages caused by COVID-19. 

Cat with GPS tracking device on collar.

Mar 11, 2020

Keeping Cats Indoors Could Blunt Adverse Effects to Wildlife

Domestic cats have large, detrimental impacts on local wildlife, according to a new study. 

Photo of campus gateway.

Mar 10, 2020

Study Shows CRISPR Effectiveness Against Colitis Pathogen

Researchers use the CRISPR-Cas3 system to strike formidable foe. 

Photo of campus gateway.

Feb 18, 2020

Grant From the U.S. Dept. of Labor to Support AI Apprenticeships

NC State receives a four-year, $6 million grant to support 5,000 workers in artificial intelligence. 

Photo of flexible, wearable device.

Jan 30, 2020

Wearable Health Tech Gets Efficiency Upgrade

NC State researchers make their flexible, wearable energy harvester even better. 

Photo of plants with roots.

Dec 6, 2019

‘Conductor’ Gene Found in Plant Root Stem Cell ‘Orchestra’

NC State researchers identify the maestro behind stem cell division in plant roots. 

photo of Chancellor Woodson receiving award.

Nov 11, 2019

NC State Wins APLU National Economic Engagement Award

NC State wins prestigious national award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. 

Photo of campus gateway.

Nov 7, 2019

Shelton Forum to Focus on Ethical Leadership During Difficult Times

Leadership development is focus of annual forum.