Jun 9, 2015
Experts Convene to Discuss How to Protect Bees, Other Pollinators
This autumn, researchers, educators, and industry experts from around the country will descend on a small town in rural North Carolina to discuss a question with repercussions for both the economy and the environment: what can be done to protect bees and other pollinators?
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 3, 2015
The Conservation Fund Selected to Lead Hofmann Forest Negotiations
The Board of Trustees for the Endowment Fund of NC State University has selected The Conservation Fund, supported by the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, to manage land-use negotiations for Hofmann Forest. The […]
Jun 3, 2015
How Do Scientists Predict the Size of a ‘Dead Zone’?
What causes the enormous 'dead zone' in the Gulf of Mexico? And how do researchers predict how big it will be?
May 5, 2015
Top 5 Reasons to Garden for Native Bees
Five good reasons to take steps to make your garden welcoming to native bee species.
May 1, 2015
Cross-Population Study Links Individuals’ Chemical Sensitivity, Genes
A new study looks for links between individuals' chemical sensitivity and genetic differences.
Mar 16, 2015
How Science Can Help Beekeepers Protect Their Colonies
David Tarpy and his lab are using advanced diagnostic tools to help beekeepers keep their honey bee colonies healthy and productive.
Dec 2, 2014
Study Finds Insects Play Important Role in Dealing with Garbage on NYC Streets
In the city that never sleeps, it’s easy to overlook the insects underfoot. But that doesn’t mean they’re not working hard. A new study shows that insects play a significant role in disposing of garbage on the streets of Manhattan.
Dec 1, 2014
Q&A on Review and Revision of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ozone
Here are answers to some questions about the recent announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding a proposed revision to the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone from Dr. H. Christopher Frey, Distinguished University Professor at North Carolina State University and chair of the EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee.
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.