The Abstract: NC State's research blog

Jun 21, 2017

Plasmapheresis a Potentially Life-Saving Approach to Veterinary Immunotherapy

A relatively new therapy in veterinary medicine, plasmapheresis can be used to treat immune-mediated diseases. It is used almost exclusively after traditional drug therapy, even with increased dosage, proves ineffective…

Jun 20, 2017  |  The Abstract

Communicating Science to Skeptical Audiences

Conveying scientific findings to a skeptical audience can be a daunting task.

Jun 7, 2017  |  Faculty Clusters

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Katie Mack

Katie Mack's enthusiasm for talking with the public about astronomy and skill at discussing complex subjects in accessible language have made her a go-to source for research on how the universe works.

Jun 7, 2017  |  Faculty Clusters

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Madhusudan Katti

Madhusudan Katti, an ecologist and member of NC State's Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster, engages in public science efforts that are as diverse as his research.

Jun 7, 2017  |  Faculty Clusters

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Caren Cooper

Caren Cooper is an ecologist and Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster member who wrote the book on citizen science — literally.

Jun 7, 2017  |  Faculty Clusters

Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch

Science educator and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue.

Jun 7, 2017  |  Faculty Clusters

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Jean Goodwin

Leadership in Public Science cluster member Jean Goodwin studies how scientists and the public communicate with each other.

Jun 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?

Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine.

May 25, 2017  |  The Abstract

You May Be A Scientist And Not Know It

Science is a process, not a collection of facts. (Though the facts are pretty interesting.)

May 17, 2017

Forests in Flux

Changes in temperature and rainfall patterns are shifting the trees in our forests, with hardwood species moving inland and evergreens moving north.