Researchers Gain Insight Into Chromosome Evolution in Flies
NC State researchers have shed new light on the evolution of fly chromosomes by identifying a gene indispensable for male survival in a devastating livestock pest species. What they found could have important implications for genetic pest control.
A Better B1 Building Block
A B1 precursor called cHET can be easily taken up and used in extremely small concentrations by phytoplankton and plants.
It’s Not the Mayonnaise: Food Safety Myths & Summertime Food
Warm weather means picnics and outdoor get-togethers. Here are some tips on how to avoid making your friends and loved ones barf this summer.
How Frequent Hurricanes Change Estuarial Ecosystems
Increased hurricane frequency can lead to increased algal blooms, fish kills and dead zones in estuaries.
Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators
NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear river watershed.
More Education About Pet Toxins Needed, Study Finds
A recent survey conducted by NC State veterinary pharmacists found that there’s still a lot of confusion regarding which foods, plants and medications can be toxic to pets.
Fascination and Delight: Q&A With Marsha Gordon, Co-Director of ‘Rendered Small’
How a film studies professor made a documentary about the smallest town in North Carolina.
Scratching the Surface of Itch
Santosh Mishra talks with the Abstract about the basics of itching and his latest research project.
What the Nose Knows
A team of researchers at NC State put the olfactory prowess of dogs to a new test – whether dogs can reliably detect certain forms of cancer.
Partnering With Hunters, Anglers For Citizen Science
A new citizen science project is enlisting the hunting and fishing communities to help scientists understand the basic biology of a host of fish, bird and mammal species.