Study Finds Aromatic Herbs Lead to Better Parenting in Starlings
The presence of aromatic herbs in the nest leads to some improved parenting behaviors in European starlings.
ChemMaps Lets Researchers Navigate the Chemical Universe
ChemMaps lets users navigate the chemical space of over 8,000 drugs and 47,000 environmental compounds in 3D and real time.
Researchers Devise New Way to Discern What Microbes Eat
A new technique helps researchers take a more in-depth look at the metabolism and physiology within microbial communities and provides a more direct way to determine what food source a certain microbe has consumed.
Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators
NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear river watershed.
4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development Grants
Faculty member KC Busch, of the Leadership in Public Science Cluster, was one of four faculty to receive a Faculty Research and Professional Development grant worth $7,500 to support her research.
What Happens If We Run Out? Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
How can we slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides? NC State researchers say large-scale studies are needed to test new strategies.
Connecting Power and Place
New research by Faculty Fellow Bethany Cutts combines spatial analysis and interviews to help watershed planners better understand the social vulnerability of communities across time and space.
Natural Gas Prices, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Were Key to Coal Power Decline
Steep declines in coal power over the past decade were caused largely by cheap natural gas and the availability of wind energy – not by environmental regulations.
A Landscape Ecology Legacy
During his two-year term as president of US-IALE, center director Ross Meentemeyer enhanced the association's communication initiatives and pushed to expand the membership to all of North America.
Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces
Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.