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Apr 20, 2015

Researchers Produce First Atlas of Airborne Microbes Across United States

Researchers produce first atlas of airborne microbes across the United States. 

Apr 20, 2015

What Science Looks Like at NC State

At NC State, science is more than labs, computers and experiments. Science is a story. Science is a calling. Science is diverse. These are the stories of the dual identities of our scientists – the researcher and the everyday man or woman. 

Apr 15, 2015

Our Three Winners Fund at $170,000

With contributions from all over the world, the Our Three Winners Fund has swelled to $170,000 and hopes to award three scholarships as early as this fall. 

Apr 15, 2015

Five Faculty Win Holladay Medal

NC State announces winners of highest faculty honor. 

Apr 13, 2015

Expect Quiet Hurricane Season, NC State Researchers Say

NC State forecasts quiet 2015 hurricane season. 

Apr 8, 2015

Interviews for COS Dean Begin Next Week

The four finalists to be NC State's next dean of the College of Sciences will be on campus for interviews and open forums, beginning next week. 

Apr 8, 2015

Dean Solomon Honored at May 4 Event

Dean Dan Solomon has served as an administrator at NC State for 34 years, including as the dean of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and the inaugural dean of the College of Sciences. 

Apr 1, 2015

Isotope Study Shows Which Urban Ants Love Junk Food

Research finds that some – but not all – of the ant species on city streets have developed a taste for human food, offering insight into why certain ants are thriving in urban environments. The findings stem from a study that tested isotope levels in ants to determine the makeup of their diet. 

Mar 20, 2015

Shrinking Habitats Have Adverse Effects on World Ecosystems

A surprising and sobering study shows the degrading effects of habitat fragmentation. 

Mar 18, 2015

Crocodile Ancestor Was Top Predator Before Dinosaurs Roamed North America

Carnufex carolinensis, or the “Carolina Butcher,” was a 9-foot long, land-dwelling crocodylomorph that stalked North Carolina before dinosaurs arrived on the continent.