biological sciences

Oct 17, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Keratin, Pigment, Proteins From 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle Show Survival Trait Evolution

Fossil tissues show that a pigment-based survival trait common to modern sea turtles evolved at least 54 million years ago.

Oct 3, 2017  |  Around Campus

Adam Hartstone-Rose Named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Adam Hartstone-Rose, a prominent biologist with significant experience in student engagement, has been named the college's new associate dean for academic affairs.

Sep 13, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Dino Pioneer

Mary Schweitzer, a pioneer in the field of molecular paleontology, learns about dinosaurs by studying original molecules preserved inside fossils for millions of years.

Sep 13, 2017  |  Quiz

Quiz: Do You Know Your Dinos?

Is your dinosaur IQ extinct or dino-mite? Test yourself with our NC State-themed quiz.

Sep 11, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Examines Cross-Species Interactions

A first-of-its-kind study from NC State researchers shows the ways differing species interact at the molecular level.

Sep 8, 2017  |  Around Campus

Extraordinary Game Day Experiences: Gianna Rizzi

Gianna Rizzi, a senior scholarship student majoring in biological sciences and an NC State cheerleader, takes you along on a Wolfpack football game day.

Sep 7, 2017

Science in the Movies: Dinosaurs and Paleontologists

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Hollywood’s take on dinosaurs from a panel including paleontologists and a film scholar.

Aug 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Technique Expedites Chemical Screening to Prioritize Toxicity Testing

A new technique that can determine in seconds if a chemical has the potential to activate key genes could be used to prioritize chemicals for in-depth toxicity testing.

Aug 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Receives DARPA Funding to Develop, Test Gene Drive System

A grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will help NC State geneticists study ways to maintain and protect ecosystem biodiversity.

Aug 1, 2017  |  Imagination Corridor

A Collaborative Journey: Developing the Australian Safari App

The College of Sciences has partnered with the College of Design to bring augmented reality to campus with an interactive, illustrated safari app.