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Dec 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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 11, 2018  |  Campus Life

Storm Warnings

In the wake of increasingly frequent and violent Atlantic hurricanes, NC State faculty and students race to help rural, flood-prone communities in eastern North Carolina recover and rebuild, physically and economically. And they call on public officials to recognize the growing threat to the region.

Dec 11, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Tackling Listeria: New Study Reveals Hypervirulent Strains and Emerging Clones

Recent research at NC State will provide baseline data critical for the development of targeted strategies to reduce food safety threats associated with Listeria-contaminated produce and other ready-to-eat foods.

Dec 7, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Big Can Snowflakes Be?

Snowflakes can get pretty darn big.

Dec 6, 2018  |  Service and Community

NC State Helps Homegrown Holiday Hobby

With the help of NC State soil scientists, CNR researchers and local extension agents, Ricky Postell is growing his Christmas tree operation.

Dec 6, 2018  |  Campus Life

Who, Exactly, Are These People?

A video project on NC State "firsts" spotlights university pioneers like Katherine Stinson, George Matsumoto and Irwin Holmes.

Dec 5, 2018  |  Service and Community

Ven Poole Joins NC State Board of Trustees

Ven Poole, who serves on the board of directors of GFL Environmental Inc., has been appointed to the university's Board of Trustees.

Dec 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Dec 5, 2018  |  Academics

How to Make Academic Advising Work for You

Whether you need help understanding transfer credits, changing majors or finding the clearest path to graduation, NC State's academic advising services has experts on hand to guide you to success in your classes and beyond.

Dec 5, 2018  |  The Abstract

Experts Lay Out Options For Future of Energy Storage in North Carolina

A report by NC State experts details energy storage options to inform energy policy.

Dec 1, 2018  |  Campus Life

Remembering George H.W. Bush’s NC State Visits

Former President George H.W. Bush, who died Nov. 30, made two trips to NC State, one to play baseball for Yale and another to see NC State's groundbreaking semiconductor research.

Nov 29, 2018  |  The Abstract

Do Insects Fart? (They Sure Do!)

Do bugs fart? You bet. In fact, some of them pass an enormous amount of gas.

Nov 28, 2018  |  The Abstract

Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur

Sid Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe.

Nov 28, 2018  |  Campus Life

Allison Newhart Named General Counsel

An attorney with extensive experience in higher education and a passion for NC State's land-grant mission is the university's new vice chancellor and general counsel.

Nov 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.