Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children
A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations.
METRIC Provides Access to Instrumentation
Researchers can now access mass spectrometry instrumentation through a center that allows departments to combine resources for updating and maintaining research equipment and lab space.
Fascination and Delight: Q&A With Marsha Gordon, Co-Director of ‘Rendered Small’
How a film studies professor made a documentary about the smallest town in North Carolina.
City Fish Evolve Different Body Forms Than Country Fish
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.
Scratching the Surface of Itch
Santosh Mishra talks with the Abstract about the basics of itching and his latest research project.
What the Nose Knows
A team of researchers at NC State put the olfactory prowess of dogs to a new test – whether dogs can reliably detect certain forms of cancer.
Partnering With Hunters, Anglers For Citizen Science
A new citizen science project is enlisting the hunting and fishing communities to help scientists understand the basic biology of a host of fish, bird and mammal species.
Improving Public Engagement With Science Museums
A team of computer science, education and museum researchers is launching a project to better understand how museum visitors interact with educational exhibits. The ultimate goal: helping museums capture public interest.
Age Affects How We Predict and Respond to Stress at Home
A recent study finds older adults are better than younger adults at anticipating stressful events at home – but not as good at using those predictions to reduce the adverse impacts of the stress.
NC State Researchers Predict Active 2018 Hurricane Season for East Coast
Researchers predict active 2018 hurricane season