The Abstract: NC State's research blog
Apr 24, 2015
Beagles Help Hunt for Genes Associated With Canine, Human Bladder Cancer
Beagles aren’t just one of America’s most popular dog breeds. According to new NC State research, they’re also key to new findings about the chromosomal changes associated with urothelial carcinoma, or bladder cancer.
Apr 22, 2015
From Punk Guitarist to Research Entomologist
Scientists don't fit stereotypes. Clint Penick studies the evolution of social traits in insect societies. He also recorded and toured as a punk rock guitarist.
Apr 15, 2015
How a Team of Engineers Is Trying to Save Dairy Farmers Time (and Money)
Five electrical engineers have taken on an unlikely project – finding a way to make the U.S. dairy industry more profitable.
Apr 13, 2015
Foodborne Illness: Consumer Costs, Consequences and Choices
Changes to our food system have increased the availability and variety of foods for U.S. consumers, but these changes have also introduced food safety challenges that can have significant impacts on human health and the economy.
Apr 9, 2015
Researchers Roll Out Science Video Game With Demonstrated Results
Researchers are rolling out a science video game and educational curriculum, making them freely available to educators.
Apr 8, 2015
The Linguists Are Coming! The Linguists Are Coming!
Jeffrey Reaser discusses the importance of linguistics and NC State's role in understanding the language of North Carolina.
Apr 7, 2015
Seafood Safety 101: Vibrio in Shellfish
Seafood consumption is on the rise -- but so is the most important pathogen found in seafood: Vibrio bacteria.
Apr 6, 2015
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Danisha Garner
How touring a food processing facility got one young woman interested in food safety -- and led to graduate school at NC State.
Apr 2, 2015
A Safer Way to Deal With Raw Sewage in the Developing World
In 2011, an engineering student came up with an idea to save lives by help people in the developing world deal with raw sewage. Four years and several countries later, the technology is beginning to come into focus.
Apr 1, 2015
When a Norovirus Expert Got Norovirus
Norovirus affects millions of people each year, costing the U.S. billions of dollars. This year, one of those people was a norovirus researcher.