Research & Innovation

Jun 6, 2019

All About Tissue: Conference Brings Researchers, Business Leaders Together To Discuss Industry Advances

About 100 researchers and business leaders from the paper industry recently gathered at NC State for the third annual Tissue Conference.

Jun 4, 2019

Rise of the Coyote

Dr. Roland Kays discusses how the once-contentious relationship between coyotes and red wolves led the former to spread rapidly across the United States.

May 17, 2019

1 Million Species Are At Risk Of Extinction — Here’s Why It Matters

Scientists say global biodiversity is declining at an “unprecedented” speed. But what does it mean for humans?

May 13, 2019

Black Bears in the Backyard

Dr. Chris DePerno recaps the results of a multi-year study on black bear populations in Asheville, N.C.

May 6, 2019

Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents

Researchers in the College of Natural Resources worked with middle school teachers to track how students influenced their parents' opinions on climate change.

May 3, 2019

Crowd the Tap: Empowering Communities to Examine Their Lead Exposure

Caren Cooper, associate professor, Imani Bell, graduate student, and Dr. Lisa Lundgren are using a national database, called Crowd the Tap, to test water infrastructure and its impact on minority communities.

May 1, 2019

Fulbright Scholar Carla Barbieri to Study Agritourism in Spain

Beginning in September, Barbieri will spend four months at the University of Alicante studying the entrepreneurial success of farmers.

Apr 17, 2019

Fact check: Is pollen season getting worse?

Dr. Robert Bardon of the N.C. State Extension Service explains the reasons behind the high pollen count, known as the “pollenpocalypse,” happening throughout the state this spring.

Apr 16, 2019

Can multiple carnivores coexist in cities?

Arielle Parsons, Ph.D. student, and Roland Kays, associate professor, discuss the importance of communities with green spaces and its positive effects on carnivores.

Apr 1, 2019

Researchers Discover a Tree That Hugs You Back

Researchers in Forestry & Environmental Resources have discovered a gene anomaly that makes trees hug you back.