Learning From the March Madness Road
NC State basketball players Al Freeman and Sam Hunt are never far from their online graduate studies—even while playing in the NCAA Championship.
‘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.
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.
‘Barf-proofing’ the Holidays, Part 2
In this two-part episode of Audio Abstract, NC State food safety extension specialist Ben Chapman helps us "barf-proof" the holidays. In part two we discuss side dishes, desserts and storing leftovers.
‘Barf-proofing’ the Holidays, Part 1
In this two-part episode of Audio Abstract, NC State food safety extension specialist Ben Chapman helps us "barf-proof" the holidays. In part one we talk turkey - literally - with best practices for cooking your bird.
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.
What Will North Carolina Be Like in 2050?
Mike Walden gives a preview into his new book, and predicts what the state of North Carolina will be in the year 2050.
Economic Impacts of Recent Hurricanes
The nation received an unprecedented one-two punch from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. How will the damage be reflected in the national economy over the coming year?
The 150th N.C. State Fair
The 150th NC State Fair begins today and runs for the next 11 days. Check out NC State's participation at the fair, from the Food Science Club's Howling Cow tent to the Animal Science Club's State Fair Ark and cow-milking exhibit.
Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees
New NC State research shows that earlier and longer flowering seasons have detrimental effects on bumble bees.
Get ‘Ants’-y with CALS Alum
CALS alumna and author Eleanor Spicer Rice will fill you in on your closest — and tiniest — neighbors at an appearance on Tuesday at Raleigh's Quail Ridge Books.
The nation’s oldest town chartered by African-Americans rallies to recover from last year’s devastating storm. NC State faculty and students join a team of experts helping them chart a sustainable course for the future.