Venus Flytraps Don’t Eat Their Pollinators
“These findings answer basic questions about the ecology of Venus flytraps, which is important for understanding how to preserve a plant that is native to such a small, threatened ecosystem,” said Elsa Youngsteadt, a research associate at North Carolina State […]
Will a direct China flight boost the NC economy?
Now, something new may be coming to North Carolina in air travel, something that many say could have a big positive impact on our state’s economy. Local leaders and air flight experts are beginning discussions about the possibility of a […]
New Journal Is All CRISPR, All The Time
Now, there is a journal dedicated to research in CRISPR. The CRISPR Journal is a new peer-reviewed journal and its inaugural issue was just released this past week. The first issue of The CRISPR Journal is available to read on […]
Animals are losing their vagility, or ability to roam freely
“We used to have one dot on a map twice a day,” said Roland Kays, a biologist at North Carolina State University who participated in the study. “Now we have a point as much as every second and know exactly […]
With $17.6M boost, Raleigh’s Tethis looks to commercialize its diaper technology
With a new $17.6 million funder, startup Tethis is a step closer to changing the diaper industry forever, says co-founder and CEO Scott Bolin. Blue Hill is joined in the round by new investments from local university angel organizations: The […]
Researchers Develop Unmanned, Fixed-wing Aircraft That Can Fly, Swim
Capable of traveling through both air and water, researchers from North Carolina State University have developed an unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft — called the EagleRay XAV — with possible applications for observing and tracking wildlife.
‘Green’ Catalysis Technique Aims to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Efficiency
Researchers at North Carolina State University have now developed a green chemistry method that combines aspects of both processes to improve efficiency at a minimal cost of processing time.
Bed Bugs May Cause Health Problems Long After They’re Gone With Chemicals They Leave Behind
According to a new study conducted by scientists at North Carolina State University, histamine levels from bed bug feces can remain high for months after a home has been professionally treated.
Meet the Spider With One of the Fastest Spins on the Planet
For example, the latest find could influence how robots move in search-and-rescue missions, Alper Bozkurt, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State University, tells Smithsonian.com.
Bed Bugs Are Even Worse Than You Thought: They Create a Cesspool of Poop and Histamine in Your Bed
Homes with bedbug infestations can become histamine Dutch ovens, according to a new study led by entomologists and health experts at North Carolina State University.