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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
80-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Collagen Confirmed
Researchers have isolated additional collagen peptides from an 80-million-year-old Brachylophosaurus.
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.
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.
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.
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.