May 2, 2019
New EPA grant aims to answer whether just treating drinking water for PFAS contamination does enough to limit exposure.
Jan 8, 2019
The impact of freshwater mussels on N.C. water quality, and public awareness of water-quality issues, will be the focus of a new study.
Jul 19, 2018
Rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover off the southwest coast of Africa could help climatologists understand how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.
May 23, 2018
Increased hurricane frequency can lead to increased algal blooms, fish kills and dead zones in estuaries.
Apr 27, 2018
Some stream fish evolve sleek body shapes in urbanized waters, while others become less streamlined. Biologist Brian Langerhans examines the body shape disparities between city and rural fish.
Nov 8, 2017
An invasive species of tunicate known as Clavelina oblonga crowds out and overgrows other marine fouling species and reduces biodiversity.
Oct 12, 2017
Some 70 percent of the world’s population consumes water that has glacial input, so it’s important to understand how these icy giants operate.
Aug 2, 2017
Committee provides strategies to EPA for evaluating low-dose effects of endocrine-active chemicals on human health.
Jun 13, 2017
Milkweed planted on Lonnie Poole Golf Course should help struggling monarch butterfly populations.
Feb 27, 2017
An invasive species of marsh grass may provide similar benefits to protected wetlands as native marsh grasses.
Oct 5, 2016
New research finds that urban warming reduces growth and photosynthesis in city trees. The researchers found that insect pests are part of the problem, but that heat itself plays a more significant role.
Sep 29, 2016
A common food additive helps researchers create a solar cell that can be manufactured without using environmentally hazardous chemicals.
Jul 14, 2016
Cleaning up contaminated properties can benefit more than just the environment, according to recently published research.
May 16, 2016
For the past several decades, researchers have been tracking the decline in dissolved oxygen in the tropical Pacific Ocean. A new theory may provide part of the explanation – air pollution.
Apr 15, 2016
2016 may see an active Atlantic hurricane season, according to NC State researchers.