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