biological sciences

Jan 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Dec 15, 2017

Biological Sciences Fall Graduation

Join us for the graduation ceremony for the Department of Biological Sciences.

Dec 11, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Dec 8, 2017  |  Our People

Meet Chris McGahan, Our New Dean

Program by program, Chris McGahan wants to create an extraordinary College of Sciences.

Dec 4, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

His Disease, His Mission

Undeterred by a devastating diagnosis, NC State scientist Michael Bereman is taking the battle to ALS.

Nov 28, 2017  |  Around Campus

DELTA Adds Tim Petty as Associate Vice Provost

Tim Petty of the Department of Biological Sciences has been named the new associate vice provost for online and distance education in DELTA.

Nov 16, 2017

Science Cafe: Art in the Laboratory

Join NC State Biological Sciences' Adrian Smith to learn about his collaboration on a new art installation.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

More Neuroscience Research Articles Are Reporting the Sex of Laboratory Animals

An NC State study found progress in addressing both males and females in neuroscience research but highlights the need for improved research design.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain

New research finds that prenatal exposure to BPA at very low levels affects gene expression in the developing rat brain.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Biological Sciences

Exploring Immersive Experiences in Biodiversity

NC State DELTA teamed up with the Department of Biological Sciences for video shoots at different locations across North Carolina designed to create immersive 360° experiences for students.