‘Demographic Compensation’ May Not Save Plants Facing Changing Climate
Large-scale study shows mixed results for hypothesis on how plants deal with climate change.
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.
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.
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.
VF Corporation and NC State Announce Strategic, Multiyear Partnership
The partnership will create new opportunities for students and boost research on textiles and apparel.
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.
Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells
Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.
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.
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 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.