NCICS to Host NOAA Cooperative Institute
The institute will be dedicated to expanding our understanding of the full Earth system and its interactions with human activities.
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.
Researchers Find Vitamin D Receptor Is Target for Disruption by Environmental Chemicals
New NC State research sheds light on the ways in which environmental chemicals can affect vitamin D receptors.
The Coast Is Clear
Geosciences alumnus Stephen Leatherman shares the story behind his celebrated rankings of American beaches.
Marc Edwards: Exposing the Flint Water Disaster
Science influencer Marc Edwards will present a talk on the science behind the Flint water disaster.
A Conversation With Dr. Paul Ehrlich: The Sixth Mass Extinction Is Here
Paul Ehrlich, a pioneer in alerting the public to the problems of overpopulation, will speak with Rob Dunn, professor of applied ecology, about the resources growing populations require.
Shrinking Habitats Have Adverse Effects on World Ecosystems
An extensive study of global habitat fragmentation led by an NC State biologist points to major trouble for a number of the world’s ecosystems and the plants and animals living in them.
Cross-Population Study Links Individuals’ Chemical Sensitivity, Genes
NC State scientists helped lead the first large-scale cell-based screening to test variations in environmental chemical sensitivity across a range of human populations and link those variations to genetic data.
NC State Receives $6.5 Million from NIEHS to Study Effect of Environment on Human Health
The Center for Human Health and the Environment has received a $6.5 million NIEHS grant to investigate the effects of environmental factors on human health.
Preparing East Africa for a Population Surge
Dr. Fred Semazzi leads an international effort to pair climate research with real economic-development planning in the Lake Victoria region.