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.
Knee-Deep in Dragonfly, Water Quality Research
April Sharp is an Applied Ecology minor, studying environmental sciences and entomology. She is researching the composition and distribution of aquatic macroinvertebrates like dragonflies.
Research Continuity in Response to COVID-19
All faculty conducting research/scholarship projects: The ongoing spread of COVID-19 across the globe poses unprecedented challenges to the NC State community and its research and scholarship activities. NC State remains open with minimal on-campus operations. See more information at the […]
Partner Profile: DSM Strengthens Research Partnership with NC State
NC State and DSM Nutritional Products signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance their research partnership studying animal gut health and nutrition, on Feb. 19.
Grad Student Wants to Improve Plant Productivity, Food Access
Danielle Cooney, a graduate student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, studies ways to improve soybean production by understanding how the crop interacts with fungi in the soil.
Fungi Fertilize the Future
NC State Department of Crop and Soil Sciences researcher Kevin Garcia sees a future in fertilizers where plants decide which nutrients they need.vCapitalizing on the plant/fungi codependence could set up a soil-borne GrubHub-type system where plants ‘order out’ the precise nutrient mix they need.
For longer-lasting flowers and fruits, thank NC State’s Sylvia Blankenship and Edward Sisler, 2020 inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Model Shows Users How to Make On-Farm Sustainable Energy Projects More Profitable
Researchers have developed a model that could boost investment in farm-based sustainable energy projects by allowing investors to more accurately predict whether a project will turn a profit.
Streamlining Biofuel Fermentation Processes
Undergraduate student Erin Cooper likes making things more efficient, easier and faster. She’s working with advisor Dr. Mari Chinn to streamline ethanol fermentation using biomass sorghum as a starting material.
Water Collaborative Makes Waves
Amid rising global concerns about water-related issues, a faculty-driven effort at NC State draws from a deep well of expertise to find and deliver solutions.