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Feb 26, 2015

The Caribbean And The Essential Need For Fish Pee

Researchers from the University of Washington and NC State detailed their study on how a lack of biodiversity could impact larger ecosystems in the journal Ecological Monographs. The scientists, who hope to rebuild Caribbean fisheries […] 

Feb 26, 2015

Creating the Energy Internet

NC State researchers are fostering  sustainable energy technologies that play an important role in the nation’s energy infrastructure, and driving economic growth. Iqbal Husain and Alex Huang, electrical and computer engineering, featured. 

Feb 25, 2015

Researchers pin down genetic pathways linked to CF disease severity

New research suggests that the mutation of one gene is all it takes to get cystic fibrosis (CF), but disease severity depends on many other genes and proteins. Fred Wright, statistics, featured. 

Feb 24, 2015

How to Choose and Use a Food Thermometer

Any food safety educator you ask will probably tell you about a particular thermometer that’s their personal favorite, but in general, they recommend that consumers pick a digital one because it’s tip-sensitive. Ben Chapman, youth, family, […] 

Feb 25, 2015

Thermometers, they aren’t just for omnivores

Thermometers are just a tool like a frying pan. The more you cook, the more investment you put in your tools. Ben Chapman, youth, family, and community sciences, featured. 

Feb 25, 2015

Slayings of North Carolina Muslims must not be in vain

Thousands of people have joined numerous vigils, upwards of 5,000 people attended the services for the three students killed in Chapel Hill, and many endowments are being established in their remembrance, including NC State’s scholarship […] 

Feb 25, 2015

Paper finds some colleges may use student preferences to …

According to a new study of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), some moderately selective colleges seem to reduce financial aid to students who have indicated they might have their heart set on […] 

Feb 25, 2015

Creating the energy Internet

Without the electricity delivered over the nation’s power grid, commerce would grind to a halt, communication networks would fail, transportation would stop and cities would go dark. Iqbal Husain, electrical and computer engineering, featured. 

Feb 24, 2015

Novel breeding approach yields new Russet Burbank lines

NC State potato and sweet potato breeder believes conventional breeding remains the most effective way to incorporate desirable traits of parents, without genetic modification. Craig Yencho, horticultural science, featured. 

Feb 23, 2015

How you cope with stress before it happens may affect recovery, study suggests

New study suggest that how you cope with stress before it happens could affect how you feel the next day. Shevaun Neupert, psychology, featured.