North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University, (NCSU) was established in 1887 in Raleigh, North Carolina. NCSU is a public land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant university. NCSU is noted for a high level of complex research activity. NCSU has over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students. NCSU is one campus of the 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina system. NCSU is noted for its research and academic ranking in agriculture, engineering, science and textile design. NCSU School of Veterinary Medicine is ranked well among comparable university programs.

Campus Box 7504 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 27695-7504
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High ant diversity underfoot in urban environments

Cities have more species diversity than you'd expect. A study of ants in Manhattan found not only a wide range of species, but also significant differences in the levels of biodiversity in different urban areas.

dateNov 12, 2014 in Ecology
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Bee biodiversity boosts crop yields

Research from North Carolina State University shows that blueberries produce more seeds and larger berries if they are visited by more diverse bee species, allowing farmers to harvest significantly more pounds of fruit per ...

dateMay 09, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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What makes Spider-Man's web so strong?

Spider-Man's webs are pretty impressive, capable of supporting Spidey's weight as he swings through New York, trapping super-villains and even suspending cars above city streets. What are they made of? And how are they made?

dateMay 07, 2014 in Materials Science
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