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Jan 25, 2023

What Do Researchers Know About the Health Impacts of GenX?

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 24, 2023

Bottlenose Dolphin Dies After Becoming Stranded in Atlantic Beach

NC State's Center for Marine Science and Technology is working to determine how a dolphin that was stranded at Atlantic Beach died. 

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. 

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

In an Advance for Solar Fuels, Hybrid Materials Improve Photocatalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction

Tech Xplore
NC State researchers were part of a team that found that hybrid materials for photocatalysis could leverage the high selectivity and efficiency imparted by a molecular catalyst synergistically with the durability of a solid material support. 

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. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Dec 22, 2022

Climate Impacts Are Increasing; Textbooks Aren’t Keeping Pace

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

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. 

Dec 6, 2022

Scientists Just Discovered That Ants Make Milk

Smithsonian Magazine
Researchers have recently discovered that ants produce a nutrient-rich liquid for other ants to feed on. “I think we’ll see a lot more studies building off what was discovered here,” said Adrian Smith, a biologist at NC State. 

The NC State Belltower on a fall day. Photo by Marc Hall

Dec 2, 2022

Chemist Muddiman Receives 2023 D.F. Hunt Proteomics Award

The award recognizes Professor David Muddiman's achievement in the field of proteomics.