Research and Innovation

Dec 14, 2018

As Hunting Declines, Efforts Grow to Broaden the Funding Base for Wildlife Conservation

Much of the money for wildlife conservation in the United States comes from taxes and fees paid by sportsmen. But as fewer Americans take up hunting, wildlife managers need other funding sources.

Dec 13, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Highlights Challenges Facing Black Computing Faculty

A recent study used text-mining analysis to highlight the impact microaggressions have on black faculty in computing disciplines.

Dec 12, 2018  |  The Abstract

Hurricane Flooding Affects Lumbee River Basin

As the global population has exploded over the last century, nitrogen has become one of the most common water contaminants in the world.

Dec 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Highlights Potential Benefits of Continuous EEG Monitoring for Infant Patients

A recent retrospective study evaluating continuous electroencephalography of children in intensive care units found a higher than anticipated number of seizures.

Dec 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

College Textbooks Largely Overlook the Most Common Animals

Biology textbooks devote less than 1 percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species.

Dec 11, 2018  |  Campus Life

Storm Warnings

In the wake of increasingly frequent and violent Atlantic hurricanes, NC State faculty and students race to help rural, flood-prone communities in eastern North Carolina recover and rebuild, physically and economically. And they call on public officials to recognize the growing threat to the region.

Dec 11, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Tackling Listeria: New Study Reveals Hypervirulent Strains and Emerging Clones

Recent research at NC State will provide baseline data critical for the development of targeted strategies to reduce food safety threats associated with Listeria-contaminated produce and other ready-to-eat foods.

Dec 7, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Big Can Snowflakes Be?

Snowflakes can get pretty darn big.

Dec 6, 2018  |  Service and Community

NC State Helps Homegrown Holiday Hobby

With the help of NC State soil scientists, CNR researchers and local extension agents, Ricky Postell is growing his Christmas tree operation.

Dec 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Soft Tissue Shows Jurassic Ichthyosaur Was Warm-Blooded, Had Blubber and Camouflage

Soft-tissue analysis of Jurassic ichthyosaur reveals they were most likely warm-blooded, had insulating blubber and camouflage coloration.

Dec 5, 2018  |  The Abstract

Experts Lay Out Options For Future of Energy Storage in North Carolina

A report by NC State experts details energy storage options to inform energy policy.

Nov 29, 2018  |  The Abstract

Do Insects Fart? (They Sure Do!)

Do bugs fart? You bet. In fact, some of them pass an enormous amount of gas.

Nov 28, 2018  |  The Abstract

Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur

Sid Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe.

Nov 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Defining the Future of CRISPR

NC State food scientist Rodolphe Barrangou is earning worldwide attention for his work with one of science's most revolutionary technologies.

Nov 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Intelligent Framework Aims To Optimize Data Transfer in 5G Networks

New tech is designed to allow cellular communication nodes in 5G systems to partition bandwidth more efficiently in order to improve end-to-end data transmission rates.