Faculty Focus: Buckel Inducted into Research Leadership Academy
Jeff Buckel studies economically and ecologically important fish to ensure good fishing for decades to come. He was one of six professors inducted into the University’s Research Leadership Academy in 2020. The Research Leadership Academy is focused on supporting the professional development of NC State research faculty.
Applying Insights from Ecology and Evolutionary Biology to the Management of Cancer
Professor Rob Dunn sits with Dr. Athena Aktipis to discuss how the secret to treating cancer may lie in the evolutionary biology of all multi-cellular organisms.
What Is Causing Caribbean Rainforests To Dry Out?
In 2015, the Caribbean experienced the most severe and widespread drought ever recorded in 50 years, giving researchers an opportunity to study the causes and effects.
PFAS Present Throughout the Yadkin-Pee Dee River Food Chain
PFAS is in every step of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River food chain, researchers find.
Venus Flytrap Detective: Ph.D. Student Laura Hamon
Applied Ecology Ph.D. student Laura Hamon studies the pollination ecology of the Venus flytrap – including how it's so good at not eating its own pollinators.
Campus At The Coast
About 150 miles from Raleigh, NC State’s Center for Marine Sciences and Technology is offering students unique experiences and furthering the university’s research and outreach mission.
U.S. Indoor Climate Most Similar to Northeast African Outdoors
If you’re like the American citizen scientists who reported information about their home climate, you keep your home as close as possible to the outdoor climate of west central Kenya, according to a new paper by Applied Ecology's Rob Dunn and Lauren Nichols.
Reimagining Women in STEM: Ph.D. Student Emily Reed
Former French major Emily Reed didn't think science and math were for her – until she took a molecular and cellular biology course with an excellent female professor.
Ants for Antibiotics?: Omar Halawani Is on the Hunt
How do ant colonies defend themselves from harmful bacteria? NC State master’s student Omar Halawani is looking for answers.
Think Chimpanzee Beds Are Dirtier Than Human Ones? Think Again
Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do. That’s one finding of a recent study that evaluated the microbes and arthropods found in the treetop beds that chimpanzees make each night.