environment

May 31, 2019  |  Research and Innovation

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.

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.

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Oct 17, 2017  |  Alumni & Friends

The Coast Is Clear

Geosciences alumnus Stephen Leatherman shares the story behind his celebrated rankings of American beaches.

Mar 21, 2017

Marc Edwards: Exposing the Flint Water Disaster

Science influencer Marc Edwards will present a talk on the science behind the Flint water disaster.

Oct 19, 2016

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.

May 14, 2015  |  Biological Sciences

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.

May 1, 2015  |  General News

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.

Apr 29, 2015  |  Biological Sciences

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.

Mar 26, 2015  |  General News

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.