Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art
The Gregg Museum takes a scientific approach to managing invasive pests.
Researchers Warn of Food-Web Threats From Common Insecticides
A researcher from NC State argued in PNAS for curbing the use of neonicotinoid insecticides.
Juntos Connects With Students Through Virtual Academy
A program that usually brings middle school and high school students onto campus saw success online this summer.
Making At-Home Learning Fun For All
NC State’s Science House, a statewide STEM outreach program for K-12 students, has developed online learning resources for students who are staying home for school.
Without going far, kids can explore and learn from familiar environments. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, suggests five easy outdoor activities to try when your kids are feeling cooped up.
GRIP4PSI Seed Grant Winners Announced
Four NC State research teams have been selected as recipients of the next phase of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP). The program was initially created in 2016 as a three-year seed-funding initiative to stimulate… Continue reading “GRIP4PSI Seed Grant Winners Announced”
On Call with Veggie Doc Lina Quesada-Ocampo
NC State scientist Lina Quesada is on the front lines with county Extension agents in helping vegetable growers deal with devastating plant diseases.
Destination: Madagascar, ‘the Living Laboratory’
Through the Ants & Canopy Bootcamp, a group of undergraduates from the U.S. and Madagascar will explore diversity in ants – and learn to climb trees – with NC State’s Bonnie Blaimer and the California Academy of Sciences’ Brian Fisher.
Think Chimpanzee Beds Are Dirtier Than Human Ones? Think Again
Study finds that chimpanzees appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do.
Grad Student: Bug Bombs Don’t Live up to Claims
Setting off a bug bomb may seem like an easy solution to a roach infestation, but research by an award-winning NC State alumnus shows that it may actually harm the homeowner more than the roaches.