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.
Original Dinosaur Claw Sheath Proteins Preserved for 75 Million Years
Researchers find original proteins in a 75 million-year-old dinosaur's claw sheath.
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.
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.