biological sciences

Dec 13, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Dec 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Nov 8, 2018  |  Biological Sciences

Q&A: Understanding and Avoiding Harmful Environmental Chemicals

In this Q&A, find out from biologist Heather Patisaul what everyday products might pose a danger to your health.

Nov 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for ALS Diagnosis and Prognosis

A team led by an NC State researcher with ALS has discovered new links between particular proteins and this deadly disease.

Oct 20, 2018

BugFest

NC State scientists will participate in this daylong celebration of the fascinating world of bugs.

Oct 17, 2018  |  Alumni & Friends

Alumni Profile: A Path Well Taken

NC State and the Park Scholars program shaped the path taken by biological sciences alumnus Josh Sawyer.

Oct 9, 2018  |  Biological Sciences

Goodnight Spotlight: Gabriella Mamlouk

Biological sciences student Gabriella Mamlouk '19 has truly done it all in the Goodnight Scholars Program.

Oct 1, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Sciences Student’s Family Named NC State Family of the Year

The family of biological sciences senior Abby Verchick was honored at the Sept. 29 NC State football game.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Biological Sciences

Remembering Jennifer

A memorial fund has been established to honor biological sciences student Jennifer Cantu, who died tragically in May at age 27.

Jul 25, 2018

A Scientist Loose in America’s Library: Studying Astrobiology at the Library of Congress

Hear from Lucianne Walkowicz, chair of astrobiology at the Library of Congress and an astronomer at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, about the search for and study of life in the universe.