Latest North Carolina State University Stories
Environmental education programs that took middle school students outdoors to learn helped minority students close a gap in environmental literacy.
When it rains, untreated stormwater can sweep pollutants into coastal waters, potentially endangering public health. Now researchers have developed low-cost filtration systems that are concealed beneath sand dunes and filter out most of the bacteria that can lead to beach closures.
Research shows that the invasive spotted-wing vinegar fly (Drosophila suzukii) prefers sweet, soft fruit – giving us new insight into a species that has spread across the United States over the past four years and threatens to cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to U.S. fruit crops.
Life as we know it is based upon the elements of carbon and oxygen. Now a team of physicists is looking at the conditions necessary to the formation of those two elements in the universe.
When Gulf of Mexico algae don't get enough nutrients, they focus their remaining energy on becoming more and more poisonous to ensure their survival
Researchers from North Carolina State University have for the first time successfully coated polymer implants with a bioactive film. The discovery should improve the success rate of such implants – which are often used in spinal surgeries.
One of the most aggressive invasive ant species in the United States – the Argentine ant – appears to have met its match in the Asian needle ant.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.