biology

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.

Jun 3, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Personality Changes Can Affect Fish Body Shape, Locomotion

NC State study shows that personality can be linked to other seemingly unrelated traits.

May 12, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Database Helps Researchers Connect Exposures to Health Effects, Compare Diseases for Treatment

Database gives researchers new strategies for connecting environmental exposures to human health effects.

May 4, 2016

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.

Apr 14, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Mar 23, 2016  |  The Abstract

What Do We Really Know About Dino DNA?

Paleontologist Mary Schweitzer explains what we really know about dinosaur DNA.

Mar 23, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Modified Maggots Could Help Human Wound Healing

NC State entomologists genetically modify maggots to aid human wound healing.