Termite Queen, King Recognition Pheromone Identified
Forget the bows and curtsies. Worker termites shake in the presence of their queens and kings. New research explains how these workers smell a royal presence.
Program Provides PEP to NC State Student Work Experiences
Faculty and staff seeking undergraduate employees - and undergraduates seeking campus jobs - can turn to the Professional Experience Program, sponsored by the Provost's Office.
NC State Grants Wexford Exclusive Rights to Negotiate Next Phase of Centennial Campus
NC State University has selected Wexford Science & Technology LLC to begin negotiations for the next phase of public-private development on NC State’s Centennial Campus.
‘Demographic Compensation’ May Not Save Plants Facing Changing Climate
Large-scale study shows mixed results for hypothesis on how plants deal with climate change.
Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes
Bed bugs may soon be considered more than a nuisance pest. New research shows that bed bugs produce a lot of histamines that trigger allergic reactions in humans, and that these histamines don't go away for long periods of time - even if the bed bugs are eliminated.
How Solitary Cockroaches Gave Rise to Social Termites: Tales from Two Genomes
Termites are "social cockroaches." NC State researchers examine the genomes of both termites and cockroaches to find clues about how this evolution occurred.
Get a Little Closer: Moth Females Use Scent Proximity to Attract Mates
Female moths with an ineffective pheromone blend can use proximity to better-smelling females to attract mates.
Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells
Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.
NC State Student Kobi Felton Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship
Senior Kobi Felton gets great news: He's been selected for two years of graduate study in the U.K. with support from a Marshall Scholarship.
More Than a Numbers Game: New Technique Gauges Microbial Communities by Biomass
New technique allows researchers to get a more in-depth view of microbial communities.