Call of the Wild
Private support at NC State has enabled Sam Freeze to turn his love for wildlife into a career as a conservationist and bat biologist.
Study Argues ‘Winner-Winner’ Behavior May Shape Animal Hierarchies
Researchers have developed a behavioral model that explains the complexity and diversity of social hierarchies in ants, and which scientists believe may help us understand the nature of other animal societies – from primates to dolphins.
What Do We Really Know About Dino DNA?
Paleontologist Mary Schweitzer explains what we really know about dinosaur DNA.
Modified Maggots Could Help Human Wound Healing
NC State entomologists genetically modify maggots to aid human wound healing.
Pregnant T. Rex Could Aid in Dino Sex-Typing
Pregnant T. rex could help paleontologists figure out gender of other meat-eating dinos
Fishing for Insights on Human Health
The spotted gar's ancient genome may hold insights for modern human health
Block That Pollen
NC State crop scientists move closer to finding pollen blockers that can protect organic corn from contamination by genetically modified corn.
Worth Their Salts – Scientists Call For Freshwater Protections From Salinization
We’ve come a long way in promoting the health of our freshwater sources by regulating chemical waste and other pollutants. Now, some scientists are calling for similar standards for dissolved inorganic salts.
Rediscovering the Forgotten Benefits of Drawing
Over a century ago, the ability to draw was a necessity. No cameras, printers, copiers, or online images - if you wanted to convey information visually, you had to do it yourself. Jennifer Landin explains why those skills are still important.
New Imaging Technique Shows How DNA is Protected at Chromosomes’ Ends
A new imaging technique lets researchers see how DNA is protected at the ends of your chromosomes.