research

Jun 24, 2020

What Is Causing Caribbean Rainforests To Dry Out?

In 2015, the Caribbean experienced the most severe and widespread drought ever recorded in 50 years, giving researchers an opportunity to study the causes and effects.

Jun 22, 2020  |  Update

CALS Researchers Return to the Bench and Field

As NC State ramps up the Research Restart process, here’s how three researchers from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are returning to the lab bench and test field after time away due to COVID-19.

Jun 5, 2020

PFAS Present Throughout the Yadkin-Pee Dee River Food Chain

PFAS is in every step of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River food chain, researchers find.

Jun 5, 2020

Volcanic Glass Spray Shows Promise in Controlling Mosquitoes

An industrial mineral called perlite could help reduce mosquito populations and, in turn, malaria transmission.

May 7, 2020

Growing Upward

On his path toward a career in international development, Mark Watson has built an expansive portfolio. He's earned three majors, two minors and two concentrations; gained research experience in Lima, Peru, and at NC State; and developed and led a student club on the cutting-edge practice of vertical farming.

May 6, 2020

A Berry Good Deed

This year’s strawberry harvest at the Central Crops Research Station is not only generating knowledge that growers can use to enhance their farms and the environment, it’s also benefitting those in need of nutritious produce.

Apr 28, 2020

University Scientists Grow Water Savings with Drought-Tolerant Turfgrass

A network of turfgrass researchers from six major universities, led by NC State, is reducing our lawn's irrigation needs with drought-tolerant turfgrasses that are attractive and healthy with minimal water.

Apr 24, 2020

Bringing Science Home

Plants4Kids provides K-5 students with easy hands-on experiments they can do at home.

Apr 9, 2020

Cross Pollination

Two blueberry researchers cross continents to forge a partnership aimed at improving what’s already considered a superfood.

Mar 30, 2020

Cancer Research Personal for CALS Student

Brianna Harvey, a double major in biochemistry and human biology, wants to be a catalyst in helping to find a cure for cancer. Her mission is a bit personal.