Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Could Improve Flu Vaccine Manufacturing
Recent research from North Carolina State University outlines how near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy could be used to make cell-culture-based flu vaccine manufacturing faster and more efficient.
Student Spotlight: Research in the Land of Potatoes
Enrolled in three majors -- crop and soil science, horticultural science and Spanish -- Mark Watson keeps a busy schedule. He made time this summer, though, to spend 12 weeks conducting research at the International Potato Center in Peru.
On the Defensive
Study reveals that during infections, a viral RNA element changes its structure to block a plant cell’s defenses and produces a shorter, noncoding RNA. Previous research had found a similar mechanism at play during human infections.
Economic Perspective: Impacts of Rising Interest Rates
With recent talk of rising interest rates, what impact does high or low interest rates have on our economy?
I Am CALS: Bob Patterson’s 50 Years On Campus (And Counting)
He's legendary for toting corn stalks around campus – and for being one of the most effective, caring and helpful faculty members in CALS. Since beloved professor Bob Patterson began teaching in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences in 1968, he has trusted to three principles as his guides: empathy, gratitude and trust.
You Decide: Why Do We Take Risks?
Every day we take risks as we go about our lives. How does the tradeoff of risk and reward work in the economy and how do we manage those risks?
Technology Helps Transform NC State Agricultural Tests
NC State is making fast technological strides when it comes to gathering and reporting data from North Carolina’s Official Variety Program.
Free Science Party At Hunt Library In November – And You’re Invited
Starting ten years ago, more than 40 NC State scientists began to explore the biodiversity of belly buttons, bedrooms, backyards and more. Now, they're presenting their findings in a decidedly non-traditional format. It's all part of Professor Rob Dunn's new book release, and there will be food (and a science-inspired live soundtrack).
Economic Perspective: A Decade After the Crash
NC State University economist Mike Walden gives a quick look at the housing market a decade after the Great Recession.
Only the Fair-est: Capture CALS’ Fair Spirit And Win
Capture and share CALS’ fair spirit this year, and you could win a prize.