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Mar 1, 2022

Satellite Imagery Gives Researchers Timeline of When Swine Waste Lagoons Were Built

Researchers at NC State have developed an automated technique that uses satellite imagery to determine when swine waste lagoons were constructed, allowing researchers to determine the extent to which these facilities may have affected environmental quality. 

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Jan 31, 2022

Gutierrez-Li Selected For NC State Impact Scholars Program

Impact Scholars attend workshops to build their capacity to create innovative research impacts on society and write more competitive grant proposals. 

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Jan 19, 2022

Scientists Find Previously Unknown Jumping Behavior in Insects

There is evidence that this jumping behavior is occurring in a range of species – we just haven’t noticed it before. 

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Jan 11, 2022

Study Finds Distinct Gut Microbiomes in Male and Female Carnivores

A recent study found a dramatic difference between the microbial diversity in guts of female and male American minks. The finding suggests there is an unexpected sexual distinction in the gut microbiomes of carnivores. 

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Jan 5, 2022

Study Finds Reduced Microbial Diversity in Guts of Wild Bears That Eat Human Food

A recent study suggests that eating human food has a pronounced effect on the microbiome of black bears. 

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Jan 4, 2022

An Economic Solution to Crowding on Public Beaches

New research shows charging entrance fees at Gulf Coast beaches can reduce congestion. 

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Dec 30, 2021

Nicholas Moravick: ‘Forever Thankful’ for Research Experience, Mentorship

Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, alumnus Nicholas Moravick graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Plant Biology. Now, he works at Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals. 

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Dec 20, 2021

The Horticultural Hats of Brandon Huber

Brandon Huber, now the lead scientist with Ag Eye Technologies, wore many hats during his time as a graduate student with the Department of Horticultural Science, including growing and sharing Lupin the corpse flower. 

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Dec 15, 2021

Arion Kennedy: Exploring the Effects of High Fructose Consumption on Liver Function

Having a personal love of food, NC State’s Arion Kennedy has always been fascinated with understanding how what we eat can affect our health. 

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Dec 10, 2021

Collaborative Study Identifies Urgent Need to Prioritize Freshwater Biodiversity Research

Alonso Ramirez joins a team of researchers from 90 scientific institutions worldwide to call for better research and protection of freshwater biodiversity.