Stories From Jun 2017

Jun 29, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Variation at a Central Metabolic Gene Influences Male Fruit Fly Lifespan

Why do females outlive males? For fruit flies, the answer can be found in the expression of an important metabolism gene.

Jun 21, 2017  |  Around Campus

17 Highlights of Our Extraordinary 2016-17

The just-ended school year had so many amazing highlights that it was hard to pick just a few. Find out why it was one of our best ever.

Jun 21, 2017  |  Quiz

Quiz: Is It Getting Hot in Here?

Summer is here! Test your knowledge of the heat by trying to scorch this summer-themed quiz.

Jun 21, 2017  |  Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

On Social: Summer in the Field

Geology majors took to Instagram to capture images of their summer classroom: the wilds of New Mexico.

Jun 20, 2017  |  Around Campus

Our Photos: Spring Events

Look back at our spring events, which featured exciting speakers, great venues and unconventional ways to experience science.

Jun 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire

Using state-of-the-art forensic techniques, NC State researchers have analyzed skeletal evidence to help determine migration patterns of peoples in ancient Rome.

Jun 20, 2017  |  Chemistry

Designing Better Chemistry

Chemist Elon Ison is improving common chemical reactions to help others develop new technologies more efficiently.

Jun 20, 2017  |  Imagination Corridor

Design Students Imagine the Crossroads Building

Architecture students have taken some first cracks at designing the centerpiece of the Imagination Corridor.

Jun 14, 2017  |  Physics

Huffman Named Head of Physics Department at NC State

Paul Huffman, a prominent nuclear physicist, has been named the new head of the Department of Physics.

Jun 14, 2017  |  Chemistry

Online Organic Chemistry Teaching Professor Inspires Students to Learn

Organic chemistry professor Kay Sandberg uses a lighthearted approach to teaching to help students remember more and get excited about the subject for a lifetime.