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Jan 28, 2019

Molecular Analysis of Anchiornis Feather Gives Clues to Origin of Flight

Molecular analysis of a fossil feather could help scientists understand when dinosaur feathers developed capacity for flight. 

Jan 24, 2019

NC State Researchers to Invite Fayetteville-Area Residents for GenX, PFAS Study

Researchers with North Carolina State University’s GenX exposure study will be inviting a limited number of residents from Fayetteville’s Gray’s Creek area whose wells have been tested for GenX to participate in water, blood and urine testing for the presence… 

Galagadon

Jan 21, 2019

Ancient Carpet Shark Discovered with ‘Spaceship-Shaped’ Teeth

A small prehistoric shark with spaceship-shaped teeth takes its name from the video game Galaga. 

Jan 16, 2019

Joelle Fuchs

Interview with Joelle Fuchs BA in Biological Sciences, with a focus on social and biological determinants of mental health. Graduated:  December, 2018 (CONGRATULATIONS and DON’T FORGET US!)   What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? I had the opportunity to be the second author on the paper: Effects of perinatal bisphenol A exposure… 

Fred Wright

Jan 15, 2019

Five Questions with Fred Wright

NC State’s Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program showcases the university’s commitment to interdisciplinary excellence and field-leading faculty. Fred Wright, a member of the Bioinformatics cluster and director of the Bioinformatics Research Center, gives insight into his research and the impact of interdisciplinarity at NC State. 

skull on a lab table

Jan 14, 2019

Research Finds Serious Problems With Forensic Software

New research finds significant flaws in recently released forensic software. 

Three alums discuss the importance of philanthropy at Red & White Night.

Jan 8, 2019

Philanthropy Helps ‘What If’ Become ‘What Is’ for 2013 Graduates

KeJuan Weaver, Hillary Spangler and Andrew Miller have turned “what if” into “what is” since graduating from NC State in 2013. See how this impressive group of alumni has embraced Think and Do. 

Student Kerri Johnson in Talley Student Union

Dec 12, 2018

Kerri Johnson: Remarkable Researcher

Undergraduate research has been a major part of graduating biological sciences student Kerri Johnson’s NC State experience. 

painting of insects

Dec 12, 2018

College Textbooks Largely Overlook the Most Common Animals

Biology textbooks devote less than 1 percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species. 

Dec 5, 2018

Soft Tissue Shows Jurassic Ichthyosaur Was Warm-Blooded, Had Blubber and Camouflage

Soft-tissue analysis of Jurassic ichthyosaur reveals they were most likely warm-blooded, had insulating blubber and camouflage coloration.