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Jul 22, 2015

Highlighting STEM and Diversity at NC State

One way NC State is trying to highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

Jul 21, 2015

This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Margarita López-Uribe

From Colombia to North Carolina, one scientist shares her journey from being a child who was afraid of bugs to being an entomology researcher. 

Jul 20, 2015

The Ecology of the Future and the Future of Ecology

Biologists are trying to understand the impact of global climate change while also working with college students from underrepresented groups to help shape the future of ecology research. 

Jul 14, 2015

Public Response to New Technologies in Food Depends on the Type of Tech

A recent study highlights the complexity of determining how the public will respond to incorporating nanotechnology or genetic modification into food products. 

Jul 7, 2015

Finding an Off Switch in Wood Formation

NC State findings about a pathway in plant development could lead to improvements in biofuel, pulp and paper production. 

Jul 7, 2015

All About Those Summertime Creepy Crawlies

Learn more about the insects and arachnids that can make a summer day (or any day) miserable. 

Jun 30, 2015

How Old You Feel Matters (and It Changes Day to Day)

New research from NC State finds that how old you feel changes on a daily basis – and that has very real ramifications for your well-being. 

Jun 26, 2015

Tackling the Mysteries of Everyday Life

For a few years new, science writers at NC State have tried to help folks solve some of the mysteries of everyday life. What mysteries should they tackle next? 

Jun 25, 2015

MARCKS Protein May Help Protect Brain Cells From Age Damage

The MARCKS protein may play an important role in protecting barrier cells in the brain from damage due to aging. 

Jun 16, 2015

Art, Engineering and Infinity: How Four College Students Ended Up Displaying Their Work With Escher and da Vinci

The concept of infinity and the desire to illustrate the creative process have given a team of NC State students the opportunity to showcase an electronic display they developed alongside the works of M.C. Escher and Leonardo da Vinci.