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Feb 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

‘Demographic Compensation’ May Not Save Plants Facing Changing Climate

Large-scale study shows mixed results for hypothesis on how plants deal with climate change.

Feb 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes

Bed bugs may soon be considered more than a nuisance pest. New research shows that bed bugs produce a lot of histamines that trigger allergic reactions in humans, and that these histamines don't go away for long periods of time - even if the bed bugs are eliminated.

Feb 5, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Solitary Cockroaches Gave Rise to Social Termites: Tales from Two Genomes

Termites are "social cockroaches." NC State researchers examine the genomes of both termites and cockroaches to find clues about how this evolution occurred.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Rodolphe Barrangou wins yet another prestigious award for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.

Jan 11, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

VF Corporation and NC State Announce Strategic, Multiyear Partnership

The partnership will create new opportunities for students and boost research on textiles and apparel.

Dec 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Get a Little Closer: Moth Females Use Scent Proximity to Attract Mates

Female moths with an ineffective pheromone blend can use proximity to better-smelling females to attract mates.

Dec 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.

Dec 4, 2017

NC State Student Kobi Felton Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Senior Kobi Felton gets great news: He's been selected for two years of graduate study in the U.K. with support from a Marshall Scholarship.

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 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Shows Need for Adaptive Powered Knee Prosthesis to Assist Amputees

Study shows adaptive robotic prosthesis could be helpful to amputees attempting to adapt to real-world situations, like carrying a backpack.