College Seeks Nominations for Faculty Awards
Nominations are now open for several awards open to College of Sciences faculty members.
Disorientation: A Science Poem by Katie Mack
Astrophysicist Katie Mack encourages us to "see [our] world from four billion miles away" in this poem, presented in text and video formats.
Researchers Create ‘Shortcut’ to Terpene Biosynthesis in E. coli
NC State chemists have created a better enzymatic pathway for producing terpenes — molecules useful in everything from cancer drugs to biofuels — in E. coli.
Five Questions About Bioinformatics and Interdisciplinarity With Fred Wright
Fred Wright, a member of the Bioinformatics faculty cluster and director of the Bioinformatics Research Center, talks about his research and the impact of interdisciplinarity at NC State.
Virtualizing Organic Chemistry Labs
Through an exploratory grant, chemistry's Maria Gallardo-Williams teamed up with DELTA to create five immersive virtual reality organic chemistry lab experiences.
Oceanographer He Awarded $2.1M Grant From National Academies
The grant will support Ruoying He's study of dynamics of key currents in the Gulf of Mexico.
College Textbooks Largely Overlook the Most Common Animals
Recent research found that biology textbooks devote less than 1 percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species.
How I Get My Undergraduate Students Involved in Research
Jennifer Landin, teaching associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, shares her tips for helping undergraduates become researchers.
Soft Tissue Shows Jurassic Ichthyosaur Was Warm-Blooded, Had Blubber and Camouflage
Research published in Nature describes what soft-tissue analysis reveals about an ancient, dolphin-like marine reptile.
A Professor Gives Back to Chemistry
Carl Bumgardner, professor emeritus of chemistry, established a scholarship endowment. "It indicates that you believe in the future," he said.