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Jan 31, 2023

Statistician Hughes-Oliver Named AAAS Fellow

Jacqueline Hughes-Oliver, professor of statistics, has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 

Jan 25, 2023

What Do Researchers Know About the Health Impacts of GenX?

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GenX doesn’t build up in our bodies, the way other PFAS chemicals do, but long term exposure could still pose health risks, says Jane Hoppin, a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. 

Jan 19, 2023

Velociraptors Probably Didn’t Use Their ‘Wicked’ Claws for Slashing, Surprising New Study Suggests

Live Science
Dromaeosaurid claws don’t resist side-to-side force well, said James Napoli, a paleontologist and postdoctoral researcher at NC State and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. 

Jan 18, 2023

How Shapeless Blobs of Cells Grow Into Wriggling Worms

Science
“We are beginning to get at how a larva produces an adult body plan,” said Christina Zakas, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. 

A graphic shows the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Graphic by the CDC.

Jan 12, 2023

Researchers Fix ‘Fundamental Flaw,’ Improving Pandemic Prediction Model

By modifying an existing pandemic model, NC State mathematicians substantially improved its accuracy in predicting disease spread. 

Jan 6, 2023

NC State Study: College Textbooks Aren’t Keeping Pace With Climate Change Science

Yahoo! News
NC State researchers have found that climate change science is not getting enough coverage in college biology textbooks. 

A group photo at Sheba Gage's final presentation

Jan 5, 2023

ACS Project SEED at NC State

Through ACS Project SEED, some high school students had the opportunity to spend last summer working alongside NC State chemists. 

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Dec 22, 2022

Climate Impacts Are Increasing; Textbooks Aren’t Keeping Pace

Biology textbooks are failing to share adequate information about climate change. 

Alun Lloyd

Dec 14, 2022

Mathematical Biologist Lloyd Named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

As associate dean, Lloyd will oversee student-centered programming and engagement, curricula development and assessment, enrollment management, advising and scholarships. 

Dec 12, 2022

GenX Study Finds Chemours-Specific Chemicals in Residents

North Carolina Health News
NC State researchers found high levels of four highly fluorinated compounds in people living in the Cape Fear River basin.