Research

Jan 18, 2019

Why Do Egg Whites Turn White When You Cook Them?

Ask the AHS experts: When you crack open a raw egg, the egg white isn’t white at all — it’s more like a clear jelly. So why does it turn white when you cook it? Does that make it safe to eat?

Jan 15, 2019

CALS Alum and Professor Recognized for Nursery Industry Impacts

Two horticulturists with ties to NC State are honored for ways they've helped enhance the Southern nursery industry.

Jan 15, 2019

Bee-Killing Mite Isn’t a Vampire After All

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science this week debunks the long-held belief that varroa mites feed on “bee blood” – AKA hemolymph. NC State researcher Allen Cohen, co-author of the paper, explains.

Jan 14, 2019

Global Research Outreach in Nairobi: Biochemistry’s Jose Ascencio-Ibanez

Teaching Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Jose Ascencio-Ibanez recently attended a one-week outreach initiative in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal: partner with international researchers to help identify drivers of viral evolution infecting cassava plants, an important staple crop.

Jan 9, 2019

From Trinidad And Tobago To The Triangle

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science recently welcomed Adam Redhead as a research project coordinator and manager. His mission: grow membership in the Animal Food and Nutrition Consortium and coordinate the research projects it funds.

Jan 9, 2019

Major Study Sheds Light on Plant Growth

An international team, including researchers from NC State, identifies the regulators that spur plants to grow larger and more complex once they’ve germinated. The research, published in the journal Nature, has important implications for agriculture.

Dec 17, 2018

What Do Microbes in the Gut Eat?

NC State scientist studies the diet of bacteria and other organisms that inhabit the intestinal tract as he develops knowledge and technology aimed at improving health.

Dec 14, 2018

Inventors’ Academy Has A New Member – And She’s From CALS

If you have bought any fresh fruit or flowers lately, chances are you’ve benefited from an NC State invention by CALS’ Sylvia Blankenship.

Dec 1, 2018

Do Insects Fart? (They Sure Do!)

Some insects do, anyway. In fact, some of them pass an enormous amount of gas. Elsa Youngsteadt, an entomologist and assistant professor of applied ecology, gives us the lowdown – and your new favorite conversation-starter.

Nov 28, 2018

Understanding CRISPR

CALS Professor Rodolphe Barrangou helps chart the future of a powerful technology.