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Sep 26, 2022

$2.25M Awarded to Develop Sustainable Energy Products from Waste Streams

NC State researchers were awarded a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop aviation fuel and battery-grade graphite using seaweed and wood waste. 

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Sep 23, 2022

Interdisciplinary Grant Strengthens Agricultural Workforce

Catherine LePrevost is leading an interdisciplinary and cross-institutional program that creates a pathway for undergraduate students from agricultural backgrounds to become care providers, educators and researchers working in farmworker health and safety.   

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Sep 1, 2022

Making North Carolina Oysters Good Eats

Vashti Campbell, a Ph.D. graduate from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, recently conducted research to help improve oyster production in North Carolina. 

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Aug 10, 2022

$1M NSF Grant Awarded to Help Better Predict Emerging Plant Disease Pandemics

NC State researchers plan to use real-time analytics through sensor technology, data mining, remote sensing and modeling to better monitor and predict plant diseases. 

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Jun 30, 2022

Borrowed Gene Helps Maize Adapt to High Elevations, Cold Temperatures

An important flowering time gene that has origins in a Mexican highlands crop is a precursor to modern-day corn. 

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Jun 28, 2022

NC State CALS Moves Up in World Rankings

NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences was recently named No. 22 in the QS World University rankings, thanks in part to an intentional focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, diversity and excellence. 

Postdoctoral researcher Lisa Van den Broeck looks into a microscope while STEPS Center director Jacob Jones watches on by her side..

Jun 17, 2022

STEPS Center Tackles Full Scope of Phosphorus Sustainability

Headquartered at NC State, the Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability Center is discovering and developing ways to recycle phosphorus, make our food system more efficient, and protect the environment from waste. 

Keller Award Recipient Debora Holanda

Jun 8, 2022

Keller Award Winner Looks to Improve Pig Welfare

NC State 2021 graduate Débora Holanda won the 2021 Kenneth R. Keller Research Award for her work in finding alternative methods to mitigate mycotoxin contamination in pig feed. 

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Mar 1, 2022

Satellite Imagery Gives Researchers Timeline of When Swine Waste Lagoons Were Built

Researchers at NC State have developed an automated technique that uses satellite imagery to determine when swine waste lagoons were constructed, allowing researchers to determine the extent to which these facilities may have affected environmental quality. 

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Jan 31, 2022

Gutierrez-Li Selected For NC State Impact Scholars Program

Impact Scholars attend workshops to build their capacity to create innovative research impacts on society and write more competitive grant proposals.