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May 2, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

May 1, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

May 1, 2018  |  The Abstract

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.

Apr 27, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Apr 26, 2018  |  The Abstract

Scratching the Surface of Itch

Santosh Mishra talks with the Abstract about the basics of itching and his latest research project.

Apr 25, 2018  |  The Abstract

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.

Apr 19, 2018  |  The Abstract

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.

Apr 19, 2018  |  The Abstract

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.

Apr 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Apr 16, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Researchers Predict Active 2018 Hurricane Season for East Coast

Researchers predict active 2018 hurricane season