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Jun 10, 2015

Moa Proteins, Moa Information

Extinct flightless bird helps molecular paleontologists learn more about protein preservation in fossils. 

Jun 8, 2015

The Butterfly Effect: Insect’s Wings Key to Azalea Pollination

Butterfly wings, not bees, are key to pollinating certain azalea species, an NC State researcher finds. 

Jun 4, 2015

Ditto Named Dean of College of Sciences

William Ditto will take the helm of the College of Sciences in September. He replaces Dean Dan Solomon, who is retiring. 

Jun 3, 2015

Alumna Named President of Shaw University

Tashni Dubroy, who earned a Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry from NC State in 2007, will lead the historically black university in Raleigh. 

Jun 2, 2015

Researchers Seek Sneak Peek Into the Future of Forests

NC State scientists are bringing in researchers from around the country to participate in a project to get a glimpse of the future of forests in a warmer world. 

May 27, 2015

Designing Clinical Trials for Personalized Cancer Treatments

A $10.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will help researchers from NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University design clinical trials for personalized cancer treatments. 

May 13, 2015

New Project Tackles Genetic Switchboard for DNA

The Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) project, with help from NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill researchers, is looking at the link between genetic variation and gene expression, to figure out how genetic variation impacts disease. 

May 6, 2015

2 Profs Score NCBiotech Grants

NC State faculty members receive $272,500 to buy new lab equipment. Learn about these grants and other funding opportunities available at NCBiotech. 

May 1, 2015

Cross-Population Study Links Individuals’ Chemical Sensitivity, Genes

A new study looks for links between individuals' chemical sensitivity and genetic differences. 

Apr 29, 2015

NC State Receives $6.5 Million from NIEHS to Study Effect of Environment on Human Health

Researchers from the NC State Center for Human Health and the Environment have received a five-year, $6.5 million grant from the NIEHS to investigate the effects of environmental factors on human health.