10 of the Most Diabolical Crop Pests in North Carolina
Ten of the most vexing pests that prey on agriculture in North Carolina.
7 Fascinating NC Arthropods (That You’ve Never Heard Of)
Meet seven little critters that live around North Carolina -- and that you've probably never noticed.
5 (Not So Pretty) Fun Fish to Catch (and Eat) in North Carolina
These NC fish species aren't much to look at -- but they are fun to catch (and good to eat).
6 Ways North Carolina Will Be Different in 2050
The year 2050 seems distant, but it really isn’t. NC State economist Mike Walden predicts six ways North Carolina will change in the coming decades.
4 of North Carolina’s Oddest Pollinators (They Aren’t Bees)
An NC State entomologist lists four of North Carolina's oddest pollinators.
Researchers Gain Insight Into Chromosome Evolution in Flies
NC State researchers have shed new light on the evolution of fly chromosomes by identifying a gene indispensable for male survival in a devastating livestock pest species. What they found could have important implications for genetic pest control.
Researchers Devise New Way to Discern What Microbes Eat
New technique helps researchers determine food eaten by microbes.
It’s Not the Mayonnaise: Food Safety Myths & Summertime Food
Warm weather means picnics and outdoor get-togethers. Here are some tips on how to avoid making your friends and loved ones barf this summer.
What Happens If We Run Out? Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
How can we slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides? NC State researchers say large-scale studies are needed to test new strategies.
Think Chimpanzee Beds Are Dirtier Than Human Ones? Think Again
Study finds that chimpanzees appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do.
NC State’s Rodolphe Barrangou Elected to National Academy of Sciences
CRISPR pioneer Rodolphe Barrangou has been elected to one of the world's most prestigious and influential scientific societies.
Partnering With Hunters, Anglers For Citizen Science
A new citizen science project is enlisting the hunting and fishing communities to help scientists understand the basic biology of a host of fish, bird and mammal species.
Could Insects Help Us Find New Yeasts for Big Business?
Yeasts are tiny fungi – but they play key roles in producing everything from beer and cheese to industrial chemicals and biofuels.
Termite Queen, King Recognition Pheromone Identified
Forget the bows and curtsies. Worker termites shake in the presence of their queens and kings. New research explains how these workers smell a royal presence.
Lack of Water is Key Stressor for Urban Trees
A recent study finds that urban trees can survive increased heat and insect pests fairly well – unless they are thirsty.