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Feb 20, 2018 | Extension
CALS Professor Leads Statewide Youth Disaster Preparedness Initiative
The first NC delegation of trainers for MyPI, a program that prepares youth to become safety leaders in their homes and communities, completed training at NC State last week.
Feb 13, 2018
NC State Receives $1 Million FFAR Grant to Improve Human Health
NC State researchers seek to improve the nutritional density of common fruits and vegetables in a range of consumer products. This work will enable food companies to develop products that more effectively deliver the health benefits of fruits and vegetables.
Feb 22, 2018
'Demographic Compensation' May Not Save Plants Facing Climate Change
An in-depth look at how plants respond to climate change shows mixed results for the phenomenon of “demographic compensation” as a way for plants to avoid severe population declines.
Feb 15, 2018
Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes
Bed bugs may soon be considered more than a nuisance pest. New research shows that bed bugs produce a lot of histamines that trigger allergic reactions in humans, and that these histamines don't go away for long periods of time -- even if the bed bugs are eliminated.
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Feb 23, 2018
Electricity Generation in North Carolina: Explaining the Trends
Total electricity generation has remained flat in the U.S., but the way we as a nation generate electricity has changed dramatically. In this issue of The NC State Economist, Harrison Fell, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, discusses the market forces and policies that are driving the rapid changes in electricity generation and how that may affect North Carolina’s energy future.
Feb 23, 2018
Flowers Aren’t Enough: How Urban Heat Affects Bee Populations
Simply adding flowers to otherwise hot sites with lots of impervious surface cover is unlikely to restore pollinator communities, says CALS Entomologist Steve Frank. In NC State’s science blog, the Abstract, Frank describes recent research in and around Raleigh that shows urban heat is a factor.