Dust, pollution, and decreasing oxygen in the tropical Pacific
For the past several decades, researchers have been tracking the decline in dissolved oxygen in the tropical Pacific Ocean. A new theory may provide part of the explanation – air pollution.
Database Helps Researchers Connect Exposures to Health Effects, Compare Diseases for Treatment
Database gives researchers new strategies for connecting environmental exposures to human health effects.
East Coast Should Expect Active Hurricane Season, Researchers Say
2016 may see an active Atlantic hurricane season, according to NC State researchers.
What Do We Really Know About Dino DNA?
Paleontologist Mary Schweitzer explains what we really know about dinosaur DNA.
Pregnant T. Rex Could Aid in Dino Sex-Typing
Pregnant T. rex could help paleontologists figure out gender of other meat-eating dinos
Fishing for Insights on Human Health
The spotted gar's ancient genome may hold insights for modern human health
Worth Their Salts – Scientists Call For Freshwater Protections From Salinization
We’ve come a long way in promoting the health of our freshwater sources by regulating chemical waste and other pollutants. Now, some scientists are calling for similar standards for dissolved inorganic salts.
New Imaging Technique Shows How DNA is Protected at Chromosomes’ Ends
A new imaging technique lets researchers see how DNA is protected at the ends of your chromosomes.
Molecular-like Photochemistry From Semiconductor Nanocrystals
New research takes a nanoparticle excited state with a lifetime of tens of nanoseconds and extends it, making it possible to do chemistry with excitons.
Oh, Snap! What Snapping Shrimp Sound Patterns Reveal
The tiny snapping shrimp's noisy habits could play a big role in reef ecology.