Research

Jan 9, 2020

Citizen Scientists Help Solve Ant Enigma

Where did these ants come from, anyway?

Jan 6, 2020

Is More Food Production the Answer?

Professor Edward L. Kick in the Department Agriculture and Resource Economics is conducting research to determine the causes and concrete solutions to what is called global “food insecurity.”

Dec 23, 2019

Oh, Christmas Tree

NC State Extension, the College of Natural Resources and the state agriculture department work together to literally seed the future of North Carolina’s Christmas tree farms.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Research

Salty Algae Leads to Sweet Success

NC State University professor Heike Sederoff started studying saltwater algae more than a decade ago as part of a project to use algae to make biofuel. This research led to a recent paper in the journal Nature and a biofuels patent application.

Dec 6, 2019

‘Conductor’ Gene Found in Plant Root Stem Cell ‘Orchestra’

NC State researchers identify the maestro behind stem cell division in plant roots.

Dec 5, 2019

Making Hand-crafted Gifts Safer

Hand-crafted gifts of infused oils, honeys, vinegars and liquors seem to be increasingly popular. But many of these artisanal concoctions could pose significant health risks.

Dec 5, 2019

Better Berries? Coming Up!

Three CALS scientists have won a four-year U.S. Department of Agriculture grant of $6.4 million to improve blueberries and cranberries to meet farmers' needs and consumers' interest.

Dec 3, 2019

Barrangou, Swartzel Named Fellows of Inventors Academy

They will be formally inducted at a ceremony April 10 at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dec 2, 2019  |  Initiatives

Fred Gould: My Journey to Interdisciplinary Research

Fred Gould shares his journey from graduate school to interdisciplinary research on genetically modified pests and beyond, as well as the challenges he overcame along the way.

Dec 2, 2019

NC State’s Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab: A Living Laboratory

The Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory is one of NC State's gems -- it's a living laboratory for real-world research, teaching and extension outreach. Learn more from Natalie Hummel of NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.