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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poinsettias: Big Business for N.C.
NC State’s poinsettia program plays important role in helping the floriculture industry prosper.
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.
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.
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.