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Jul 28, 2015

Honey bee die off could deeply affect food supply

In North Carolina, bees are dying off at an alarming rate and researchers in the state are scrambling to figure out why. David Tarpy, entomology, featured. 

Jul 28, 2015

Slower Hurricane Season Pushing Tropical Travel To Record Highs

NC State researchers are predicting a quieter than normal hurrican season. With several major forecasters predicting a slower than normal hurricane season, travel experts are seeing unsurpassed gains in travel plans. 

Jul 27, 2015

Beating back those backyard pests

NC State entomologist recommends using an insect repellent that can be sprayed directly onto your skin or clothing. Michael Waldvogel and Mike Roe, entomology, featured. 

Jul 27, 2015

Beating back those backyard pests

NC State entomologist recommends using an insect repellent that can be sprayed directly onto your skin or clothing. Michael Waldvogel and Mike Roe, entomology, featured. 

Jul 27, 2015

Beating back those backyard pests

NC State entomologist recommends using an insect repellent that can be sprayed directly onto your skin or clothing. Michael Waldvogel and Mike Roe, entomology, featured. 

Jul 24, 2015

When the Cat Comes Back, With Prey

A recent study found that cat owners rejected the idea that their pets threaten wildlife. Roland Kays, natural resources, featured. 

Jul 24, 2015

What really happens when pensions disappear

Researchers have gone from the theoretical to the concrete and examined exactly how employees respond when their traditional pension plan is replaced. It’s not pretty. Robert Clark, management, featured. 

Jul 27, 2015

As a Southern community changes, an accent fades

NC State sociolinguistics professor Robin Dodsworth and collaborators measured how “Southern” speakers’ vowels were. Robin Dodsworth and Walt Wolfram et al., English, featured. 

Jul 24, 2015

What really happens when pensions disappear

Researchers have gone from the theoretical to the concrete and examined exactly how employees respond when their traditional pension plan is replaced. It’s not pretty. Robert Clark, management, featured. 

Jul 24, 2015

NCSU grad creates new ride-sharing service for students

An NC State graduate student has created a new ride-sharing service—similar to Uber and Lyft—generated toward getting NC State students around town and around campus. Arjun Aravindan, computer science, featured.