In Review

Aug 19, 2016  |  In Review

The Science Summer of ’16

Learn how our students spent the warm-weather months gaining unforgettable experiences.

Aug 19, 2016  |  In the Community

An Equation for Success

On a Saturday in April, 38 female middle schoolers gathered in SAS Hall for Sonia Kovalevsky Day, designed to show them how fun and rewarding studying math can be.

Aug 18, 2016  |  Mathematics

Let’s Subtract Zika

Math professor Alun Lloyd is combining math and biology to investigate the spread of infectious diseases like Zika and find ways to stamp them out.

Mar 17, 2016  |  Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

The Nature of an Island

A new Bald Head Island weather station holds great potential for researchers studying weather and climate.

Mar 17, 2016  |  In Review

Not Yet Graduated, Already a Mentor

Senior Mia de los Reyes is inspiring the next generation of female scientists.

Jul 11, 2014

Connecting the Dots

What are the chemicals we’re exposed to doing to us? How do we develop drugs that are safe? With help from Pfizer, researchers in the biological sciences at NC State have updated their one-of-a-kind public database to find the answers. […]

Jul 11, 2014

Putting bacteria to work

Ask most undergraduates if they’re interested in factory work, and you’ll get puzzled looks. But what if the “factory” was E. coli bacteria and the “work” involved creating libraries of enzymes to lower antibiotic resistance or fight cancer? Welcome to […]

Jul 11, 2014

Dinosaur Discovery

A newly discovered species of carnivorous dinosaur — one of the three largest ever discovered in North America — prevented tyrannosaurs from taking their place atop the food chain nearly 100 million years ago. Siats meekerorum, named after a cannibalistic, […]

Jul 11, 2014

Learning how we learn

Dr. Karen McNeal uses high-tech tools to explore how humans understand what they’re taught about earth systems. Her recent research in geocognition and geoscience education has broken new ground determining how various audiences learn effectively about climate change. “Geoscience education […]

Jul 11, 2014

When is a ball a ball?

Ever wonder why a pitch is called a “strike” against one hitter, and a “ball” against the next? Many baseball fans have long suspected home-plate umpires of bending the rules of the strike zone. But new research from NC State […]