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Author: Andrew Moore

This illustration shows a roll of toilet paper

May 19, 2020

How the Coronavirus Created a Toilet Paper Shortage

Although the country is slowly reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, there’s one household item you may still find missing on grocery store shelves: Toilet paper. 

Apr 29, 2020

How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As COVID-19 forces people to keep their distance from others, citizen science provides meaningful and educational activities that can be done from the safety of your home or backyard. 

Apr 29, 2020

NC State Faculty Donate Masks to Rural Communities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Faculty members in the Department of Forest Biomaterials recently donated more than 10,000 masks to long-term care and healthcare facilities across eastern North Carolina. 

Apr 23, 2020

NC State Professor Wins Prestigious Fellowship to Study Indigenous Rights

As a fellow at the National Humanities Center, Dr. Ryan Emanuel will spend the next year writing a book about his research project, “Water in the Lumbee World: Environmental Justice, Indigenous Rights, and the Transformation of Home." 

Apr 7, 2020

Cooped Up At Home? Try These Citizen Science Projects

Dr. Caren Cooper speaks with Science Friday about how ordinary people can contribute to scientific research as they self-isolate and practice social distancing during the pandemic. 

Dr. Yu-Fai Leung standing near a group of Gentoo penguins

Apr 7, 2020

From Yosemite to Antarctica, NC State Professor Examines Tourism Impacts in Protected Areas

Parks and other protected areas are essential for biodiversity conservation. Dr. Yu-Fai Leung is working to safeguard these special places. 

Electron microscope image of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Mar 30, 2020

Antimicrobial Tissue Paper Could Help Fight the Spread of COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases

NC State researchers have developed a new tool that could someday help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases: antimicrobial tissue paper. 

Trail with flowers and trees.

Mar 28, 2020

Struggling with Social Distancing? Get Outside, Experts Say

Outdoor activity is a safe, practical way to preserve your physical and mental health during a pandemic. 

Mar 25, 2020

Coronavirus Updates: What You Need to Know

The NC State College of Natural Resources has launched a new coronavirus information website to address some of the most pressing issues facing students, faculty and staff. 

Smart factory with sensors.

Mar 24, 2020

Artificial Intelligence: A Game Changer for the Chemical Manufacturing Industry

A growing number of chemical manufacturers are exploring the use of artificial intelligence to cut greenhouse gas emissions and improve the energy efficiency of their operations.