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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. 

Mar 3, 2015

NPR’s Joe Palca Talks Science Communication

Award-winning science journalist Joe Palca discusses the role of storytelling in communicating about science.  

Mar 2, 2015

Tracking Bald Eagles in Coastal North Carolina

NC State researchers are part of a team that’s using state-of-the-art GPS transmitters to track bald eagles in coastal North Carolina. 

Feb 19, 2015

Our Three Winners Fund Announced

NC State has established the Our Three Winners Fund to provide scholarships in memory of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha. Contributions can be made online. 

Feb 2, 2015

Under the Skin: Big Data at Work

Big data: it's a search for lots of needles in many, many haystacks. In the bioinformatics faculty cluster, NC State researchers mine data for clues to cystic fibrosis, human responses to toxins and more. 

Dec 3, 2014

Mapping Human Disease: ‘Not All Pathogens Are Everywhere’

NC State researchers map human disease pathogens and find distinct regions for vectored and non-vectored diseases. 

Dec 1, 2014

5 NC State Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science elects 401 fellows, including five from NC State. Meet our newest members of the prestigious organization. 

Nov 19, 2014

Warmer Temperatures Limit Impact of Parasites, Boost Pest Populations

Research shows that some insect pests are thriving in warm, urban environments and developing earlier, limiting the impact of parasitoid wasps that normally help keep those pest populations in check. 

Nov 12, 2014

2 Win Fulbright Scholar Awards

Two NC State researchers receive prestigious Fulbright Scholar awards for the 2014-15 academic year.