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rain running off of a roof

Jan 12, 2021

An Extreme, Unusual 2020: The Weather Year in Review

The unprecedented aspects of 2020 included our climate in North Carolina. 

Jan 11, 2021

Analytical Measurements Can Predict Organic Solar Cell Stability

An analytical measurement framework could help organic solar cell manufacturers determine the best materials for stable solar cells. 

Dueling Dinosaurs

Dec 1, 2020

Dueling Dinosaurs: A Q&A With Lindsay Zanno

Lindsay Zanno talks about the Dueling Dinosaurs fossil and what it could reveal. 

Michael Evans stands behind the counter of 321 Coffee for a portrait.

Nov 30, 2020

Coffee and Statistics To Go

Michael Evans is about to graduate with his bachelor's degree in Statistics. His next step is focusing on the nonprofit 321 Coffee. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Nov 12, 2020

In Mice, Cadmium Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Obesity, Metabolic Issues in Adult Female Offspring

Female offspring of mice exposed to cadmium during pregnancy suffer from obesity, fatty livers and abnormal glucose processing. 

A satellite image of the North Atlantic with 5 active hurricanes on September 14.

Oct 29, 2020

Breaking Down the 2020 Hurricane Season (So Far)

Find out what's behind the surge in storminess during the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. 

NC State researcher Jane Hoppin meets with students on her team to discuss their GenX community exposure study.

Oct 28, 2020

NC State Researchers Invite Wilmington, Brunswick County Residents to Participate in GenX Exposure Study

NC State researchers recruiting new participants from Wilmington and Brunswick County for the GenX Exposure Study. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 29, 2020

Vitamin D Deficiency Leads to Obesity, Stunted Growth in Zebrafish

A zebrafish study shows that lack of Vitamin D in early development can lead to obesity and stunted growth. 

Venus

Sep 18, 2020

Why Phosphine in Venus’ Clouds is a Big Deal

Paul Byrne explains why finding phosphine gas on Venus is important, and where we go from here. 

Simulated view of Venus

Sep 17, 2020

Venus’ Ancient Layered, Folded Rocks Point to Volcanic Origin

Some of the oldest terrain on Venus could provide insights into the enigmatic planet's geological history. 

Low energy green light starts polymerization process.

Sep 16, 2020

Researchers Discover New Photoactivation Mechanism for Polymer Production

Researchers demonstrate a way to use low-energy, visible light to produce polymer gel objects from pure monomer solutions. 

thermometer showing a temperature above 100 degrees fahrenheit

Sep 1, 2020

Record-Setting Rain and Heat? This Is the New Normal

Climate change is no longer a future problem. It is a now problem. 

butterfly resting on dry grass

Aug 31, 2020

Fire and Butterflies: Insights From a Natural Disaster

Human intervention can help rare species survive climate change. 

Aug 26, 2020

Podcast: Mosquitoes and Disease

Mathematical biologist Alun Lloyd talks about the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses in the US and the methods we can use to stop them. 

Will Reckling pilots a drone custom-equipped to sample water

Aug 13, 2020

Taking Research With Drones to New Heights

NC State alum and current doctoral student Will Reckling is putting drones to work in new and unique ways to monitor the environment.