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Apr 11, 2024

College Honors Outstanding Teachers and Advisors

The event recognized nominees for College of Sciences and university-level teaching and advising awards.

Apr 11, 2024

From Animal Behavior to Space Weather: What We Can Learn From the Total Solar Eclipse

1A (NPR)
We’re here with another researcher who studies how animals respond to the eclipse. Adam Hartstone Rose is a professor of biological sciences at North Carolina State University. He’s back from the Fort Worth Zoo where he did a wide ranging study on how different animals responded to the event.

Apr 11, 2024

Biden Administration Imposes First-Ever National Drinking Water Limits on Toxic PFAS

Associated Press
“It’s that accumulation that’s the problem,” said Scott Belcher, a North Carolina State University professor who researches PFAS toxicity. “Even tiny, tiny, tiny amounts each time you take a drink of water over your lifetime is going to keep adding up, leading to the health effects.”

Apr 11, 2024

How To Limit PFAS in Your Drinking Water and Food, According to Experts

CNN
“Let’s say you have 10 nanograms of PFAS in your body right now. Even with no additional exposure, five years from now you would still have 5 nanograms,” Jane Hoppin, director of the Center for Human Health and the Environment at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, told CNN.

Julio Monti Belmonte

Apr 10, 2024

Physicist Belmonte Receives NSF CAREER Award

Julio Monti Belmonte, an assistant professor of physics, has received an Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation.

Apr 10, 2024

Scientists Observed Odd Zoo Animal Behavior During Totality in Fort Worth

CNN
Similar behaviors were seen among other mammals and reptiles, including a crocodile that began to get ready for bed as the sky darkened, and tortoises that broke the door to their evening enclosure attempting to go inside for the night, according to Dr. Adam Hartstone-Rose, professor of biological sciences at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Memorial Belltower

Apr 9, 2024

College Honors 2023-24 LeRoy and Elva Martin Award Recipients

Elisabeth Brown in the Department of Mathematics and Emily Hector in the Department of Statistics were honored for their teaching excellence.

2024 Graduate Student Research Symposium winners

Apr 9, 2024

Winners Named for 2024 Graduate Research Symposium

Three Sciences graduate students were in the top 27 performers at the 17th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium on April 3.

A total solar eclipse is seen on Monday, August 21, 2017 above Madras, Oregon.

Apr 2, 2024

Mating, Galloping and Vocalizing: Animal Behavior During Eclipses

We might not be on the path of totality for the April 8 eclipse, but our scientists will be. A group of NC State researchers are heading to Texas to study animals' reactions to the phenomenon.

Mar 29, 2024

‘Courtship’ Gene Exhibits Different Ways of Working in Two Different of Fruit Flies, Study Reveals

Science Times
Christa Baker, a former doctoral researcher from Princeton and a current assistant biology professor at North Carolina State University, explains that the gene was first discovered in the D. melanogaster. However, it is conserved in different insect species, ranging from mosquitoes to cockroaches to grasshoppers. Earlier experiments also suggest that its function remained conserved across different species.