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hemlock trees

Sep 23, 2020

A New Hope for the Eastern Hemlock

NC State researchers are developing a new tool to help prevent hemlock woolly adelgid infestations. 

Sign for Sandy Mush overlooking game land

Sep 21, 2020

Public Hunting Lands Can Increase Your Property Value

Public hunting grounds can have numerous economic benefits for nearby communities. 

Will Reckling pilots a drone custom-equipped to sample water

Aug 13, 2020

Taking Research with Drones to New Heights

NC State alum and current doctoral student Will Reckling is putting drones to work in new and unique ways to monitor the environment––from finding rare plants on the tops of mountains to mapping harmful algal blooms and even collecting water samples. 

Aug 10, 2020

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Hits NC, Most Powerful Quake State Has Seen in Over 100 years

Del Bohnenstiehl, professor of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and other seismologists are researching how the recent earthquake occurred in Sparta, NC. 

North American river otter

Aug 3, 2020

Study Finds Diseases In NC Otter Population Associated With Pets

A new study co-authored by Chris DePerno in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, detects evidence of otter diseases that may be spread by pets. 

A sandy field of soybeans

Jun 29, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An interdisciplinary team of researchers, including Josh Gray, a researcher in the Center for Geospatial Analytics in the College of Natural Resources, is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops. 

shown is a green house, part of the green industry

Jun 29, 2020

Green Industries Create Stronger Economy in North Carolina

Green industries play a vital role in North Carolina, contributing approximately $134.9 billion to the state’s economy in 2019 and supporting more than 900,000 jobs. 

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 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." 

Bat hanging on tree

Apr 22, 2020

How Habitat Destruction Enables the Spread of Diseases Like COVID-19

Habitat destruction leads to the emergence of animal-to-human transmitted diseases like COVID-19.