Our Clusters

Jun 8, 2018  |  Leadership in Public Science

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.

Jun 7, 2018  |  Bioinformatics

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.

May 30, 2018

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.

May 22, 2018

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.

May 22, 2018

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.

May 18, 2018  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

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.

May 15, 2018

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.

May 4, 2018  |  Sustainable Energy Systems and Policy

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.

Apr 17, 2018  |  Geospatial Analytics

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.

Apr 13, 2018

Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces

Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.