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May 16, 2022

‘Whatever You Need, I’m There’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Emily and Alyssa

Brought together by the saxophone section, best friends reminisce on their time in Carter-Finley Stadium. 

a rice field

Jun 29, 2021

Hot Nights Confuse Circadian Clocks in Rice, Hurting Crop Yields

Hotter nights are curbing crop yields for rice. New research helps us understand why. 

a glass of beer

Aug 18, 2020

Climate Change Will Make Beer Taste Different (Yes, Really)

Beer is changing. Because climate is changing the chemistry of hops and grain. 

CALS alumni award winners gathered for a group shot at the ceremony

Sep 20, 2017

CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni

CALS alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate more than two dozen extraordinary alumni at the college’s annual Alumni Awards Ceremony. 

A combination of X-ray and neutron scattering reveals new insights into how a highly efficient industrial enzyme is used to break down cellulose. Knowing how oxygen molecules (red) bind to catalytic elements (illustrated by a single copper ion) will guide researchers in developing more efficient, cost-effective biofuel production methods. Image courtesy of ORNL/Jill Hemman.

Jul 7, 2017

‘On your mark, get set’: Neutrons run enzyme’s reactivity for better biofuel production

NC State and Oak Ridge National Lab researchers identify reaction that could lead to improved biofuel production processes and lower costs. 

Apr 28, 2017

Students Challenged to Design Incredible Edible Cars

Foods like protein bars, a sausage link, carrots and cookies became car parts in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering’s annual Edible Vehicle Design Competition. 

Portrait of Lane Michael Hall outside.

Apr 21, 2017

Student Spotlight: Hall Aspires to Lend a Hand for N.C. Agriculture

Junior soil science student Lane Michael Hall knows what he wants to do — to help North Carolina agriculture — and is busy getting it done. 

Lake Raleigh

Apr 21, 2017

New Program Fosters Collaboration Between Students and Industry

A new undergraduate scholars program in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering will give students the opportunity to work outside the classroom on real-world problems. 

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Apr 3, 2017

Study IDs Ways to Encourage ‘Refuge’ Planting, Slowing Resistance to Bt Crops

A study finds a shortfall in the amount of “refuge” cropland being planted in NC – increasing the rate at which crop pests evolve the ability to devour genetically engineered Bt crops. 

Hands plating food.

Mar 22, 2017

Restaurant and Farm Pairings Set for 10th Anniversary Farm to Fork Picnic

Farm to Fork Picnic Weekend events will celebrate relationships between local farmers, chefs and culinary artisans.