Conservationists, regulators dispute size of coal ash spill
The group asked Lonnie Leithold, a professor at N.C. State University who studies sediments, to examine a sample of the material it gathered.
It’s Not Too Late to Save the Stacks
Off-site stacks gained considerable momentum when Britain’s renowned Bodleian Library announced it was installing a robotic retrieval system (here’s a video of one such system at North Carolina State University’s Hunt Library).
Why the heck are there pig farms in the path of hurricanes?
When I reached Mike Williams by phone last week, the head of poultry science at North Carolina State University was in the field, visiting barns.
Research in the National Parks
Ecologists Eli Rose and Theodore Simons of North Carolina State University wondered how different bird species were affected by fire frequency and severity.
‘Our temples of culture’: readers reflect on their favorite libraries across the US
On one of my trips to North Carolina I decided to visit the NCSU Hunt library, as I’d heard that it’s one of the pioneering research libraries in US.
Here’s what NC experts say Clinton, Trump need to do in last-chance debate
“He should act in a presidential way to suggest he has a steady hand, that he’s not shoot from the hip. … Bring in facts and figures that demonstrate a deeper grasp of policy. Give (voters) reason to say, ‘Wow, […]
NCWRC asking for public’s help with backyard animal survey
A new research project of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences and N.C. State University aims to answer a big question: What animals are found in the wildest parts of the state, in backyards and in […]
Museums cater to craft beer lovers with tasty events
They also examined yeast in a lab, and tasted two sour beers fermented with yeast isolated from a wasp and a bumblebee. These beers were brewed by John Sheppard, a professor who oversees the brewing lab at N.C. State University.
NC Biotech Center awarded more than $1M in loans and awards in Q1
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 17 grants and loans totaling $1,060,352 to companies, universities and nonprofit organizations across the state during the first quarter of its 2016-2017 fiscal year ending September 30
Scientists Have Figured Out How Radioactive Your Brunch Is
A recently published study from researchers at North Carolina State University shows how much radiation is emitted by everyday objects. And your brunch is included.