Novel System Aims to Improve Biomanufacturing Processes
A novel approach integrates existing technologies to improve biomanufacturing processes used to make everything from pharmaceuticals to fuels.
Get a Little Closer: Moth Females Use Scent Proximity to Attract Mates
Female moths with an ineffective pheromone blend can use proximity to better-smelling females to attract mates.
Fieldwork in Africa Informs Science – and Changes a Scientist
How one postdoc's experiences in Kenya changed the way he views himself and his work.
Separated Since the Dinosaurs, Bamboo-Eating Lemurs, Pandas Share Common Gut Microbes
A new study finds bamboo lemurs, giant pandas and red pandas share 48 gut microbes in common – despite the fact that they are separated by millions of years of evolution.
Lemur Study Highlights Role of Diet in Shaping Gut Microbiome
A study of the bacteria in the guts of three lemur species offers new insights into the role of diet in shaping these microbial ecosystems – and how these microbes may relate to primate health.
More Than a Numbers Game: New Technique Gauges Microbial Communities by Biomass
New technique allows researchers to get a more in-depth view of microbial communities.
Stakeholders, University Celebrate Plant Sciences Partnership
Agricultural leaders plant their stakes, literally, in the ground on NC State’s Centennial Campus, as they mark their commitment to the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.
What Will North Carolina’s Economy Look Like in 2050?
The transformation of the NC economy will likely mean big changes for everything from the state’s education system to the way it levies taxes.
Recluse or Not? Scientists Use Twitter to Tackle Spider Questions
Don't panic! Scientists want to use social media to help folks learn more about brown recluses (and their lookalike spider kin).
Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees
New NC State research shows that earlier and longer flowering seasons have detrimental effects on bumble bees.