Study Sheds New Light On Antibiotics Produced by Ants
A new study finds some ant species make use of powerful antimicrobial agents – while other ant species produce none at all.
Biological Sciences Professor Wins 2018 Academic Advising Award
Lisa Parks of the Department of Biological Sciences was honored with NC State's Faculty Advisor Award.
Bone Experts Offer How-To Video for Forensic Professionals
Researchers have created a how-to video to train forensic practitioners in using bone mineral density to extract more information from human remains.
Forensic Researchers Find Femur Offers Insight Into Age of Deceased
Forensic researchers have found a more accurate way to assess an individual’s age at death, based on the bone mineral density of the femur.
Biology Alumnus Tyler Allen Lands on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List
Biological sciences alum and veterinary medicine student Tyler Allen has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, which highlights visionaries in 20 different industries.
Placental Accumulation of Flame-Retardant Chemical Alters Serotonin Production in Rat Offspring
New research shows flame retardants can have sex-specific effects on placental functions critical for brain development.
Americans Want a Say in Human Genome Editing
For the Los Angeles Times, graduate student and public science intern Mira Abed explains the results of a survey on how Americans feel about CRISPR.
Working With the Game-Changer Known as CRISPR
Graduate student Katelyn Brandt came to NC State to get in on the cutting edge of research involving a new gene-editing technique called CRISPR.
Why Don’t Turtles Still Have Tail Spikes? Researchers Explain Why Tail Weaponry Is Rare
A new study explains how the evolution of tail weaponry in dinosaurs required a perfect storm of traits not seen in living animals today.
Using New Technologies to Preserve Wildlife and Wild Spaces
Sciences students are working with others at NC State and Namibian partners to use new technologies to better study and protect African wildlife.