How Solitary Cockroaches Gave Rise to Social Termites: Tales from Two Genomes
Termites are "social cockroaches." NC State researchers examine the genomes of both termites and cockroaches to find clues about how this evolution occurred.
New Approach Could Quickly Identify Best Organic Solar Cell Mixtures
Researchers aim to reduce “trial and error” aspect of solar cell production by reducing the time spent on finding the most efficient mixtures.
Envisioning Research: NC State Calls for Research Image Contest Submissions
NC State is calling on grad students, postdocs, faculty and staff to take part in Envisioning Research, the university’s annual research image contest.
Creating an electron-hole liquid at room temperature
NC State physicists create a "blueprint" for creating electron-hole liquids at room temperature.
Designing Greenways for Diverse Users
Researchers hit the trails to find out who's using urban greenways for recreation. Their results can help improve greenway design.
Energizing African Development
Lack of access to reliable power is termed “energy poverty,” and we are studying efforts to address it.
Bone Experts Offer How-To Video For Forensic Professionals
Researchers have created a how-to video to train forensic practitioners in using bone mineral density to extract more information from human remains.
How Humans Affect Mammal Movement
NC State zoologist Roland Kays explains a new international study of the movements of 57 mammal species, from weasel-like fishers in Albany, New York, to maneless lions in Tsavo, Kenya.
Can You Guess Which Species Has the Most Gut Microbes?
Comparisons of gut microbe diversity are a step toward understanding complex ecosystems that play an important role in the health of species – including our own.
Forensic Researchers Find Femur Offers Insight Into Age of Deceased
Forensic researchers have found a more accurate way to assess an individual’s age at death, based on the bone mineral density of the femur.