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Tag: biological sciences

May 29, 2020

Metabolite Analysis of ALS Patient Blood Plasma Could Reveal, Rule Out, Possible Biomarkers for Disease

Blood plasma analysis could aid in the search for ALS biomarkers. 

Zoe Lindsey-Mills and Rob Smart talk in his lab

May 14, 2020

Center for Human Health and the Environment Receives $7.6M Funding Renewal

The NIEHS will continue to fund the center's work to understand how human health is impacted by environmental factors for another five years. 

Natalie Truby in graduation robe, holding up wolf hands

May 7, 2020

Leadership, From the Lab to the Legislature

In her time at NC State, graduating senior microbiology major Natalie Truby has made her mark on campus and for ride-share users across North Carolina. 

faucet with running water

Mar 4, 2020

NC State Receives $7.4 Million From NIEHS to Study PFAS Toxicity, Bioaccumulation and Remediation

Carolyn Mattingly will lead a new NIEHS-funded center at NC State to study environmental and human health effects of PFAS chemicals. 

duck-billed dinosaur in prehistoric woodland

Mar 2, 2020

Original Cartilage and Evidence of DNA Preserved in 75 Million-Year-Old Baby Dinosaur

Researchers have found evidence of preserved protein fragments and apparent chromosomes in cartilage from a baby dinosaur. 

Students in SAS Hall

Mar 2, 2020

From the Departments

Catch up on the latest news from our academic departments. 

Carolyn Mattingly in her lab

Jan 15, 2020

Molecular Toxicologist Mattingly Named Head of Biological Sciences Department at NC State

Carolyn Mattingly was recently named the new head of the college's largest academic department. 

Bartram's Scrub Hairstreak

Dec 18, 2019

Study: Human Management Helps Rare Plants, Butterflies Survive Hurricane

Managing habitats can help prevent hurricane-driven extinctions of rare butterflies. 

Rob Smart

Nov 12, 2019

Molecular Toxicologist Smart Named Goodnight Distinguished Chair

The College of Sciences has named Rob Smart as the Goodnight Distinguished Chair in Molecular Toxicology. 

NC State University sign

Nov 12, 2019

Flame-Retardant Exposure Increases Anxiety, Affects Social Behaviors in Prairie Vole

This research supports the hypothesis that chemical flame retardants can adversely affect neurological development and social behavior.