research

Oct 30, 2018

Student Spotlight: Aspiring Plant Doctor Josh Henry

A love of plants led Josh Henry to NC State, where he’s earning a Ph.D. in horticultural science and crop science.

Oct 29, 2018

Ants for Antibiotics?: Omar Halawani Is on the Hunt

How do ant colonies defend themselves from harmful bacteria? NC State master’s student Omar Halawani is looking for answers.

Oct 17, 2018

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.

Sep 25, 2018

Faculty Focus: The Peanut Scientist

Award-winning CALS plant scientist Tom Stalker is known as one of the world's leading peanut scientists. The breeding lines he's developed are used around the world and right here in North Carolina.

Sep 23, 2018

Unearthing Plant Problems – Using Sensors

Tiny sensors that detect and diagnose plant diseases fast enough for farmers to save their crops are becoming a reality at NC State, where engineers and plant scientists are making award-winning progress.

Sep 13, 2018

Student Researcher Seeks Cleaner Biofuels

A CALS lab has found a few bacteria that may hold potential for turning plant matter into fuel – and doctoral student Mara Cuebas-Irizarry is taking the research further.

Aug 21, 2018

Helping Hidden Hunger: Student Researcher Bonny Oloka

In his own words, Horticultural Science's Bonny Oloka explains how he hopes his sweet potato research will impact hunger in his native Uganda.

Aug 21, 2018

Speaking Mattamuskeet – And Saving A Research Project

Applied Ecology’s April Lamb is a graduate student researcher studying invasive carp in North Carolina’s largest natural lake – and learning to translate that research for those who need it.

Jun 7, 2018

Researchers Gain Insight Into Chromosome Evolution in Flies

By identifying a gene indispensable for males’ survival in a devastating livestock pest, North Carolina State University researchers have shed new light on the evolution of fly chromosomes.

May 23, 2018

We Grow NC to Highlight Impact of CALS and Extension

CALS' educational messaging campaign highlights how what we Think and Do grows local economies, delivers science-based solutions to local challenges, creates new opportunities and helps rural students find their path to NC State. We Grow NC.