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Apr 23, 2015

Coyote triggers manhunt in Manhattan

The influx of coyotes into urban areas such as New York, Chicago and Los Angeles is a sign of their ability to adapt to environments where they are drawn to abundance of food including mice, […] 

Apr 22, 2015

PhyloSusceptibility Model: Spread Of Pathogens Between Species …

A study of disease dynamics in a California grassland has shed light on fundamental principles underlying the spread of pathogens among species. Roger Magarey and Karl Suiter, integrated pest management, featured. 

Apr 24, 2015

Bird flu outbreak could head eastward with fall migration

Eastern U.S. poultry producers are bracing for the potential arrival of a deadly bird flu virus outbreak that farmers in the Midwest have struggled to stop. Donna Carver, poultry science, featured. 

Apr 23, 2015

You Think the Dog Flu is Bad, Check This Out

Up to 5.3 million hens at an Iowa farm must are destroyed after the highly infectious and deadly bird flu virus was confirmed. Simon Shane, poultry science, featured. 

Apr 23, 2015

Blue Bell’s Listeria Scare: How It Grows in Ice Cream

With news that Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its products because they may be tainted with Listeria bacteria, many are wondering exactly what Listeria is, and how it could raise questions about the […] 

Apr 23, 2015

Coyote roaming exclusive Manhattan triggers police hunt

The influx of coyotes into urban areas such as New York, Chicago and Los Angeles is a sign of their ability to adapt to environments where they are drawn to abundance of food including mice, […] 

Apr 22, 2015

El Niño is hanging on: What that means for hurricanes

According to NC State researchers, the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will be significantly less active than the overall averages from 1950 to the present. Lian Xie, marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, featured. 

Apr 22, 2015

NC State, hotel developers break ground on The StateView Hotel, opening fall 2016

Construction hasn’t even started yet for the new StateView Hotel at NC State’s Centennial Campus, but there’s already a buzz among meeting planners.  Chancellor Randy Woodson and Michael Harwood, Centennial Campus Development, featured. 

Apr 23, 2015

Fifty years in the making, new Pullen Road will connect NC State campuses

NC State’s two campuses will be closer soon when the city extends Pullen Road toward Centennial Parkway, easing the route between the university’s main campus and Centennial Campus. 

Apr 22, 2015

How a class project at NCSU fostered a new innovator in education

Two young entrepreneurs have set off on a journey to change the way information is communicated between teachers and students, starting with the hundreds of classes each day at NC State.