In the News Features

Feb 22, 2017

Controversial CRISPR Can Alter And Wipe Out Malaria

Professor Jason Delborne of the North Carolina State University imparted in an interview with the New York Times that a regulatory model would be able to strike a balance between ethics and the thirst for new discoveries.

Feb 22, 2017

Currituck County bans solar farm development

Some state officials have spoken against the solar farms. Acres of glass panels are a poor replacement for prime farmland such as that in Currituck County, North Carolina State University crop science Professor Ron Heiniger has said.

Feb 22, 2017

Pilot project increases mental health care access for homeless

A 5-year program for mental health in homeless children improved access to mental health services and increased educational support, according to initial findings. “We’ve learned a lot over the past 5 years,” Mary Haskett, of North Carolina State University, said […]

Feb 21, 2017

Yow has NC State basketball on the right track

The choice of a football or basketball coach at the highest level of competition in collegiate sports is important, make no mistake. In Debbie Yow, the choice is in good hands.

Feb 21, 2017

‘Candid Critters’ gives NC wildlife their 15 minutes of fame. Here’s a sampling…

Do you ever wonder what’s lurking in your yard at night? Answering that question is at the root of a research project called “NC’s Candid Critters,” concocted by the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and N.C. […]

Feb 21, 2017

Scientists Want Your Help To Capture Wildlife With ‘Camera Traps’

Wildlife scientists and managers are trying to capture photos of wildlife in every North Carolina county using motion sensing cameras. NC State University and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences are working with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission to compile […]

Feb 21, 2017

Common food-borne bacteria may up early miscarriage risk

Sophia Kathariou, a professor at North Carolina State University, provided a strain of listeria that caused miscarriage, stillbirth and premature delivery in at least 11 pregnant women in 2000.

Feb 20, 2017

Remembering the voice and the man – Wolfpack announcer C.A. Dillon Jr.

He wore red. He breathed red. He lived red. He loved red. And red loved him back. C.A. Dillon Jr., who died last Thursday at 91, was the announcer at N.C. State University basketball games for half a century. That’s […]

Feb 20, 2017

$5,000+ raised in Raleigh’s warmest-ever Polar Plunge

Raleigh residents made a big splash Saturday to raise money for a good cause. More than 100 people participated in N.C. State University Police Department’s 12th annual Polar Plunge.

Feb 20, 2017

NASA’S ‘POINTER’ Tracks First Responders Where GPS Fails

The basic technique isn’t entirely new, says David Ricketts, an associate professor in North Carolina State University’s electrical and computer engineering department. He worked with Arumugam several years ago on a project that looked at a sports application of magnetoquasistatic […]