Tracey Peake

May 16, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

May 12, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Apr 15, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

East Coast Should Expect Active Hurricane Season, Researchers Say

2016 may see an active Atlantic hurricane season, according to NC State researchers.

Mar 23, 2016  |  The Abstract

What Do We Really Know About Dino DNA?

Paleontologist Mary Schweitzer explains what we really know about dinosaur DNA.

Mar 15, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Pregnant T. Rex Could Aid in Dino Sex-Typing

Pregnant T. rex could help paleontologists figure out gender of other meat-eating dinos

Mar 7, 2016  |  The Abstract

Fishing for Insights on Human Health

The spotted gar's ancient genome may hold insights for modern human health

Feb 26, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Feb 11, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jan 21, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jan 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

Oh, Snap! What Snapping Shrimp Sound Patterns Reveal

The tiny snapping shrimp's noisy habits could play a big role in reef ecology.