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May 4, 2016

A Fulbright Future

Chemistry major Kyle Virgil will study solar energy conservation in Uppsala, Sweden as one of NC State's five new Fulbright Scholars.

Apr 21, 2016  |  Events

Check Out NC State at Triangle SciTech Expo

NC State students and faculty will be a big part of this weekend's SciTech Expo at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

Apr 15, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

East Coast Should Expect Active Hurricane Season, Researchers Say

2016 may see an active Atlantic hurricane season, according to NC State researchers.

Apr 1, 2016  |  Campus Life

The Right Chemistry: Au+H2O Times 2

Two NC State juniors win the highly competitive Goldwater Scholarship for 2016, an award that requires a strong track record of undergraduate research and recognizes some of the nation’s top college students in science, math and engineering.

Mar 23, 2016  |  The Abstract

What Do We Really Know About Dino DNA?

Paleontologist Mary Schweitzer explains what we really know about dinosaur DNA.

Mar 15, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Pregnant T. Rex Could Aid in Dino Sex-Typing

Pregnant T. rex could help paleontologists figure out gender of other meat-eating dinos

Feb 26, 2016  |  The Abstract

Worth Their Salts – Scientists Call For Freshwater Protections From Salinization

We’ve come a long way in promoting the health of our freshwater sources by regulating chemical waste and other pollutants. Now, some scientists are calling for similar standards for dissolved inorganic salts.

Feb 15, 2016  |  The Abstract

Sci and Spy: Studying Collaboration Between the Research and Intelligence Communities

When NC State and the NSA created the joint Laboratory for Analytical Sciences, they soon discovered that a funny thing happens when academic researchers collaborate with the intelligence community: they feel like they’re being spied on.

Feb 11, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

New Imaging Technique Shows How DNA is Protected at Chromosomes’ Ends

A new imaging technique lets researchers see how DNA is protected at the ends of your chromosomes.

Feb 3, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Mixed Signals: Study Finds Insect Species Use Very Different Chemicals to Identify Queens

It had been thought that all ants, wasps and other eusocial insects used a common class of chemical compounds to distinguish queens from workers and other members of their colonies or hives. But new research finds that there is significant variation in these chemical signals, even between closely related species.