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Nov 30, 2021

Study Highlights Diversity of the Gut Microbiome in Gorillas

The study suggests that what constitutes a healthy microbiome can vary between individuals.

Nov 22, 2021

Outdoor Activity Tied to Mental Health of Teens, Young Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic

In two new studies, researchers from NC State found declines in outdoor activity and park use during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic were linked to young adults’, teens’ mental health.

Nov 19, 2021

Don’t Want Foodborne Illness? Don’t Wash That Poultry

Washing raw turkey or other poultry before roasting can lead to cross-contamination and foodborne illness.

Nov 12, 2021

Expert: Demand for N.C.-Grown Christmas Trees Will Remain High

N.C. Christmas tree growers are hustling to meet an expected high demand this year, according to an NC State expert in Ashe County, North Carolina.

Nov 2, 2021

Red and White Week Student Giving Challenge

During Red and White Week, student groups in two divisions faced off to see who could get the highest number of donors to benefit this year’s featured fund: Feed the Pack, the food pantry at NC State. The groups raised just under $24,000 from more than 2,000 gifts.

Nov 2, 2021

Meet Four of NC State’s Doris Duke Scholars

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program is a two-year experiential learning program for undergraduate students that focuses on conservation and diversity within the conservation field. Learn about the experiences of four NC State students who graduated from the program and how it impacted them.

Oct 26, 2021

Trick-or-Treating Food Safety Tips

With the COVID-19 pandemic still lingering, Ellen Shumaker, extension associate and Director of Outreach for Safe Plates at NC State University, sat down with The Abstract to discuss what trick-or-treating may look like this year and which foods to steer clear of. When trick-or-treating this year, “it’s really up to each person to decide their level…

Oct 26, 2021

Meet the 2021 Leader of the Pack Nominees

Student Leadership and Engagement has announced six finalists for its Leader of the Pack award and voting is now open to students. The winner will be announced at the Homecoming football game this Saturday.

Oct 25, 2021

Salmonella in Onions: What You Need to Know

How can I tell which onions are safe? What do I do if I’m not sure?

Oct 13, 2021

Scientists Seen as Trustworthy Experts When Sharing Their Work in Online Videos

Viewers responding positively to researchers who present their own work.