biology

Jun 29, 2017

Variation at a Central Metabolic Gene Influences Male Fruit Fly Lifespan

Why do females outlive males? For fruit flies, the answer can be found in the expression of an important metabolism gene.

Jan 23, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

80-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Collagen Confirmed

Researchers have isolated additional collagen peptides from an 80-million-year-old Brachylophosaurus.

Jan 19, 2017

Phytotron Stands Test of Time

Built in 1968, NC State's Phytotron in Gardner Hall remains one of the world's largest plant research centers.

Dec 6, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

When Neurons are ‘Born’ Impacts Olfactory Behavior in Mice

Neurons generated at different life stages in mice can impact aspects of their olfactory sense and behavior.

Nov 21, 2016  |  Frontpage

Keratin and Melanosomes Preserved in 130-Million-Year-Old Bird Fossil

Researchers have found evidence of original keratin and melanosome preservation in a 130-million-year-old Eoconfuciusornis specimen.

Nov 14, 2016

Let’s Subtract Zika

Alun Lloyd, professor of mathematics and director of the Center for Quantitative Sciences in Biomedicine and the Biomathematics Graduate Program at NC State, is developing mathematical models to describe the spread of infections.

Nov 8, 2016  |  Frontpage

Original Dinosaur Claw Sheath Proteins Preserved for 75 Million Years

Researchers find original proteins in a 75 million-year-old dinosaur's claw sheath.

Nov 1, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study Highlights Diversity of Arthropods Found in Homes Across the United States – From Swabs of Dust

Researchers used DNA testing and citizen science to create an “atlas” that shows the range and diversity of arthropods found in homes across the continental United States.

Aug 3, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Research Associates Some Pesticides With Respiratory Wheeze in Farmers

New research connects several pesticides commonly used by farmers with both allergic and non-allergic wheeze, which can be a sensitive marker for early airway problems.

Jun 29, 2016  |  The Abstract

Expanding Outreach to Support Bees and Other Pollinators

A lot of people want to know what they can do to help bees – and a new initiative at NC State is aimed at helping to meet that demand.