Research

Jan 17, 2018

Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou adds another award to his long list of accolades: the 2018 NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.

Jan 16, 2018

How Winter Temps Can Affect Your Spring Fishing

NC State scientists have recently published research that addresses the impact low temperatures can have on spotted seatrout, one of the most popular targets for recreational anglers.

Jan 9, 2018

Novel System Aims to Improve Biomanufacturing Processes

Researchers at NC State University have developed a novel approach that integrates existing technologies to improve the biomanufacturing processes used to make everything from pharmaceuticals to fuels.

Jan 4, 2018

Off-Road Vehicle Restriction Benefits Outweigh Costs for National Seashore

An economic analysis by North Carolina State University, Oregon State University and RTI International finds that the economic benefits of biodiversity and habitat preservation significantly outweigh the costs of off-road vehicle (ORV) restrictions at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

Dec 22, 2017

CALS Research: Get a Little Closer

Female moths deemed unworthy or unattractive to male moths can increase their odds of attracting a mate by emitting their sex pheromones, according to CALS entomologist Coby Schal.

Dec 18, 2017

Fieldwork in Africa Informs Science – and Changes a Scientist

William Sharpee, a postdoctoral scientist in NC State’s Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, describes his life-changing work in Kenya to help farmers manage cassava mosaic disease.

Dec 12, 2017

Poinsettias: Big Business for N.C.

NC State’s poinsettia program plays important role in helping the floriculture industry prosper.

Dec 6, 2017

Separated Since the Dinosaurs, Bamboo-Eating Lemurs, Pandas Share Common Gut Microbes

A new study from North Carolina State University, the Smithsonian and Duke University finds that bamboo lemurs, giant pandas and red pandas share 48 gut microbes in common – despite the fact that they are separated by millions of years of evolution.

Nov 30, 2017

NC State Team Helped Growers Transition Away From Methyl Bromide

A recent news story by the U.S. Department of Agriculture acknowledged an NC State research and extension program for its success in helping strawberry, tomato and pepper growers maintain yields as they transition away from methyl bromide.

Nov 28, 2017

A Lasting Legacy: Probiotics Pioneer Todd Klaenhammer Retires

If you’ve ever enjoyed a cup of yogurt, you’ve consumed millions of bacteria that are good for you. And Dr. Todd Klaenhammer's fingerprint is all over them.