Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees
A new study finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase.
Communicating Science to Skeptical Audiences
Conveying scientific findings to a skeptical audience can be a daunting task.
Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire
Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bear distinct physical differences to one another.
Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities
An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds that the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan’s financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.
New Ultrasound ‘Drill’ Targets Deep Vein Blood Clots
Researchers have developed a new surgical tool that uses low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down blood clots.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Katie Mack
Katie Mack's enthusiasm for talking with the public about astronomy and skill at discussing complex subjects in accessible language have made her a go-to source for research on how the universe works.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Madhusudan Katti
Madhusudan Katti, an ecologist and member of NC State's Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster, engages in public science efforts that are as diverse as his research.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Caren Cooper
Caren Cooper is an ecologist and Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster member who wrote the book on citizen science — literally.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch
Science educator and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Jean Goodwin
Leadership in Public Science cluster member Jean Goodwin studies how scientists and the public communicate with each other.