Recluse or Not? Scientists Use Twitter to Tackle Spider Questions
Don't panic! Scientists want to use social media to help folks learn more about brown recluses (and their lookalike spider kin).
Stranded Cetacean? There’s an App for That
Introducing WhaleScale, the cetacean weight calculating app for iPhone.
Signal Flare – How Heart Muscle Cells Protect Themselves From Viral Invaders
The heart has a unique way to protect itself from viral invasion – a chemical first alert system that warns cells to arm themselves.
Scientists Unravel Mysteries of DNA Replication in Corn
For the first time, scientists have characterized DNA replication for an entire plant genome.
Who Wins? Outcomes of Olympic-sized Events
Do events like the Olympics bring the positive attention, new infrastructure and lasting local benefits that countries use to justify the costs? NC State professor Jason Bocarro examines the legacies of mega events.
Nothing but the Tooth – What Dental Remains From Homo naledi Can Tell Us
What can dental development in Homo naledi fossils tell us about their evolution and the evolution of Homo sapiens?
Study Examines Cross-Species Interactions
A new study shows the ways differing species interact at the molecular level.
Buggin’ Out: NC State’s Insect Museum Grows
NC State’s Insect Museum, which already includes more than 1.5 million specimens, has now received a gift of 60,000+ insects.
Molecular Motors and Molecular Machines – a Q&A With Gufeng Wang
Researchers create light-driven, motorized molecules capable of drilling holes in membranes of individual cells.
Fatty Acids and Itchy Skin – a Q&A with Santosh Mishra
Researchers pinpoint previously unknown mediators for itch and pain in the skin.