Duke Lemur Center preserves and protects lemurs, unique primates that are the ancient relatives of monkeys, apes and humans. Lemurs evolved in isolation on Madagascar, but are threatened as the island's human population grows.
Bones tell the story of a person's life. Forensic anthropologists at NC State University use advanced forensic science techniques to identify victims and solve crimes. Their work in using skeletal measurements to identify where a person is from has drawn worldwide attention.
Peanuts are the most common allergy-causing food. NC A&T researchers have discovered an enzyme solution that can break down allergy-causing proteins in peanuts, essentially creating a hypoallergenic peanut.