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Author: Andrew Moore

Sep 15, 2020

Q&A: How to Safely Conduct Research During a Pandemic

Barbara White is working to create and maintain a safe working environment for researchers in the Department of Forest Biomaterials. 

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Sep 7, 2020

Wildfires: Expert Answers to Your Burning Questions

Wildfire season is here. NC State researcher Joseph Roise has answers to all your questions. 

An image of the trans-alaskan oil pipeline that carries oil from the northern part of Alaska all the way to valdez. this shot is right near the arctic national wildlife refuge.

Aug 26, 2020

How Oil and Gas Drilling Could Disrupt the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

A plan to open the refuge to drilling could negatively impact wildlife and tourist. 

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.