News Releases

Dec 12, 2018

College Textbooks Largely Overlook the Most Common Animals

Biology textbooks devote less than 1 percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species.

Dec 5, 2018

Soft Tissue Shows Jurassic Ichthyosaur Was Warm-Blooded, Had Blubber and Camouflage

Soft-tissue analysis of Jurassic ichthyosaur reveals they were most likely warm-blooded, had insulating blubber and camouflage coloration.

Nov 28, 2018

Defining the Future of CRISPR

NC State food scientist Rodolphe Barrangou is earning worldwide attention for his work with one of science's most revolutionary technologies.

Nov 28, 2018

Intelligent Framework Aims To Optimize Data Transfer in 5G Networks

New tech is designed to allow cellular communication nodes in 5G systems to partition bandwidth more efficiently in order to improve end-to-end data transmission rates.

Nov 27, 2018

NASA Engineer, Leader to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

NC State grads will draw inspiration from commencement speaker Christine Mann Darden, an internationally recognized researcher whose work is fueling the development of supersonic jets.

Nov 27, 2018

Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery

New virtual library of 1 million macrolide scaffolds could speed antibiotic, anti-cancer drug discovery

Nov 26, 2018

Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.

Nov 26, 2018

Drones Offer Ability to Find, ID and Count Marine Megafauna

New research demonstrates that consumer-grade drones are effective tools for monitoring marine species across multiple sites in the wild.

Nov 20, 2018

Citizen Science Can Play Role in Addressing Agricultural Challenges

A new paper highlights the potential of citizen science to address pressing research challenges in agriculture and food systems.

Nov 20, 2018

Living with Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My

We can’t avoid conflict with predators, but we can find better ways to respond.