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May 1, 2015

Cross-population Study Links Individuals’ Chemical Sensitivity, Genes

A new study looks for links between individuals' chemical sensitivity and genetic differences. 

Apr 29, 2015

NC State Receives $6.5 Million from NIEHS to Study Effect of Environment on Human Health

Researchers from the NC State Center for Human Health and the Environment have received a five-year, $6.5 million grant from the NIEHS to investigate the effects of environmental factors on human health. 

Apr 27, 2015

Terry Foundation Gives $16 Million for Veterinary Research, Scholarships

Chancellor Randy Woodson announced today a $16 million gift from the Randall B. Terry Charitable Foundation that will fund research, scholarships and endowed professorships at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Apr 24, 2015

Beagles Help Hunt for Genes Associated With Canine, Human Bladder Cancer

Beagles are more than just one of the most popular dog breeds in America. According to new NC State research, they are also key to new findings about the chromosomal changes associated with urothelial carcinoma, or bladder cancer. 

Apr 13, 2015

Expect Quiet Hurricane Season, NC State Researchers Say

NC State forecasts quiet 2015 hurricane season. 

Apr 13, 2015

NC State Experts Can Discuss H5N2 Threat

NC State experts can discuss H5N2 poultry threat. 

Mar 18, 2015

Crocodile Ancestor Was Top Predator Before Dinosaurs Roamed North America

Carnufex carolinensis, or the “Carolina Butcher,” was a 9-foot long, land-dwelling crocodylomorph that stalked North Carolina before dinosaurs arrived on the continent. 

Mar 6, 2015

Nothing Fishy About This Surgery

Veterinary surgeons from North Carolina State University have successfully removed a cataract from a sunfish’s eye, utilizing the same surgical techniques that your local ophthalmologist would use on your grandparents. 

Jan 6, 2015

Dog Paralysis Study Shows Need for Customized Treatments

A clinical trial from North Carolina State University involving paraplegic dogs has demonstrated that a one-size fits all approach is not ideal for treating spinal cord injuries. Instead, the study highlights the fact that the population of canine paraplegics - even those with the same type of injury - is very diverse, and that courses of treatment should be equally so.  

Nov 24, 2014

Environmental “Tipping Points” Key to Predicting Extinctions

Depending on a population’s adaptive strategy, even tiny changes in climate variability can create a “tipping point” that sends the population into extinction.