biology

Nov 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Diffusion Plays Unusual Signaling Role in Drosophila Embryos

Research shows that diffusion plays an unexpected role in cell differentiation during the early stages of development in the embryos of Drosophila.

Nov 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: More Neuroscience Research Articles Are Reporting the Sex of Laboratory Animals

The number of neuroscience research studies reporting the sex of lab animals increased significantly in the current decade, though sex bias remains present.

Aug 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Receives DARPA Funding to Develop, Test Gene Drive System

Developing and testing a gene drive system to reduce invasive mouse populations is the focus of a DARPA-funded research project.

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.