Jan 30, 2024
With the help of a DELTA Grant, students can now use robotics to complete a chemistry lab remotely.
Nov 7, 2023
The thescelosaurus neglectus dinosaur may have been a wallflower, but a CT scan of its skull reveals some hidden superpowers.
Aug 31, 2023
William Ditto, professor of physics, helped create an AI that can fine tune its own neural network. Researchers found the AI performs better when it chooses diversity over lack of diversity.
A $14.9 million NOAA grant will fund the North Carolina Coastal Federation’s plans to expand an existing Pamlico Sound oyster sanctuary network, as well as hands-on opportunities for underrepresented marine sciences students at NC State and NC Central University.
Aug 24, 2023
The College of Sciences had three Envisioning Research contest winners.
Aug 21, 2023
“Finding Iani was a streak of luck,” said Lindsay Zanno, an associate research professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State. “We knew something like it lived in this ecosystem because isolated teeth had been collected here and there, but we weren’t expecting to stumble upon such a beautiful skeleton, especially from this time in Earth’s history. Having a nearly complete skull was invaluable for piecing the story together.”
The sound a sabertooth made could depend on the shape of a few small bones.
Aug 14, 2023
In honor of the College of Sciences’ 10th anniversary, check out 10 of our most memorable moments.
Aug 1, 2023
“What people might not realize is that declawing a cat is not like trimming our fingernails; rather, it is removing part or all of the last bone of each digit,” says Adam Hartstone-Rose, professor of biological sciences at North Carolina State University and corresponding author of the research.
Declawing big cats is worse for them in terms of muscular effects than for smaller species.