Carrot genome sequenced
NC State University horticultural science researchers are part of a team that sequenced the carrot genome, creating one of the most complete vegetable genome assemblies to date.
Researcher unearths soil’s impact on human health
Using mainly synchrotron x-ray technology, Soil Science's Dr. Dean Hesterberg studies the fundamental mechanisms by which chemicals bind to soil at the molecular level. His ultimate goal is to bridge the gap between lab research and actual management of soil in real-world settings.
Why do strawberries have their seeds on the outside?
Find out the surprising answer from Dr. Chris Gunter, an associate professor of horticultural science in NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Plant pathologists honored
Faculty members in CALS’ Department of Plant Pathology win awards for scientific contributions.
Two young men with CALS ties serve internships at the intersection of agriculture and federal public policy.
Income inequality by age level
Income inequality in the United States appears to have risen in recent decades. NC State University economist Mike Walden takes a look at how income inequality has changed for people of different ages. “No question that income inequality has increased. […]
You Decide: Will interest rates remain low?
Interest rates have changed dramatically over the course of economist Mike Walden's nearly 40-year career at NC State. In his latest "You Decide" column, he examines some of the reasons and considers whether low rates are likely to change anytime soon.
Destination: Down under
Helping feed a hungry world has long been graduating senior Austin Wrenn's goal. But little did he know how much his experiences in growing food in controlled environments would relate to his new job -- or that the job would take him to Australia.
Animal Science alum keeps peace on campus
Jeanne Miller puts her animal science degree to use in a way she had never imagined as an undergrad: she now patrols campus as a senior officer with the Mounted Unit of the NC State University Police Department.
Many social changes we've seen in the United States in recent decades have economic implications. Multi-generational housing is an example. NC State University economist Mike Walden explains.