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Mick Kulikowski

A food scientist hydrates a protein for use in a food formulation.

May 31, 2024

Bezos Earth Fund Grant Creates Sustainable Protein Research Hub at NC State

Research will engage academic and industry partners to create and commercialize new technologies to shape the future of sustainable food production. 

Researcher tests for Salmonella on a backyard farm.

Apr 23, 2024

Study Compares Salmonella Rates in Backyard, Commercial Poultry Farm Samples

Researchers find less Salmonella on backyard poultry farms. But concerns remain about the prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria on both large and small farms. 

NC State's Memorial Belltower lit red.

Apr 18, 2024

6 Faculty Members Elected as AAAS Fellows

Faculty receive distinguished honor from the world's largest scientific society. 

The North Carolina State University belltower, framed by flowering trees during spring.

Mar 22, 2024

NC State’s Enrollment Confirmation Deadline Extended

University moves enrollment confirmation deadline for admitted students to May 15. 

Late blight disease on potato leaf.

Feb 15, 2024

Using Written Records – and Tweets – as a Roadmap for Plant Disease Spread

Examining keyword terms from historic and modern texts can help researchers track and visualize plant diseases like late blight. 

photo of the NC State Belltower

Feb 8, 2024

Lisa Marie Ferrell Named NC State’s Chief Communications and Marketing Officer

New leader has experience in both the private sector and academia. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Jan 26, 2024

New NSF Center Will Advance Textile Industry ‘Greening’

The effort aims to reduce textile waste and make advances in wearable, medical and protective textiles. 

Caddisfly eggs on a rock.

Dec 13, 2023

Aquatic Insects in Restored Streams Need More Rocks to Lay Their Eggs

If you want aquatic insect egg populations to take off, you need more runways, according to a new study. 

View of biopolymer film on left and microscopic view of the film on right.

Dec 11, 2023

Researchers Combine Biopolymers Derived From the Ocean to Replace Synthetic Plastic Films

Crustacean and seaweed materials combined in a unique way could provide a sustainable alternative to plastic films. 

Pinned bees in a collection.

Dec 11, 2023

Bee Species in Wake County: Are They Missing or Just Hard to Find?

Study shows no evidence that bee species richness is declining in booming area of North Carolina, but missing species could be a concern. 

Robotic hand holding a pH color strip.

Dec 7, 2023

New HS Curriculum Teaches Color Chemistry and AI Simultaneously

NC State researchers develop short module to drive student curiosity about real-world data. 

researchers weather firefighter turnout gear in an oven.

Nov 30, 2023

Study Tests Firefighter Turnout Gear With, Without PFAS

PFAS-free outer shells fail to repel oil and hydraulic fluid, potentially bringing performance tradeoffs to firefighters. 

Photo of a flower arrangement.

Nov 20, 2023

Consumers, Florists Differ on Floral Arrangements

Consumers don't necessarily pay attention to design elements used by florists. And consumers love roses - a lot. 

Mosquito-resistant textile

Oct 18, 2023

Study Elucidates Evolution of Mosquitoes and Their Hosts

Study creates a mosquito family tree to better understand disease transmission and host choice. 

red belltower at night

Oct 4, 2023

NC State to Lead Regional Semiconductor Innovation Hub

NC State will use its engineering prowess to help shape domestic production of wide bandgap semiconductors.