agriculture and life sciences

Nov 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Drones Offer Ability to Find, ID and Count Marine Megafauna

New research demonstrates that consumer-grade drones are effective tools for monitoring marine species across multiple sites in the wild.

Nov 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Citizen Science Can Play Role in Addressing Agricultural Challenges

A new paper highlights the potential of citizen science to address pressing research challenges in agriculture and food systems.

Oct 25, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Local Hormone Production is Root of Issue for Plant Development

Study shows local production of a key hormone is required for plant health.

Oct 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Could Improve Flu Vaccine Manufacturing

Recent research outlines how near-infrared spectroscopy could be used to make cell-culture-based flu vaccine manufacturing faster and more efficient.

Oct 8, 2018  |  Service and Community

6 Wolfpack Wonders at the North Carolina State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair is an annual celebration of food, agriculture, language and music, and the Wolfpack have had a hand in the fun for more than 100 years. Discover six surprising connections between NC State and the State Fair.

Oct 3, 2018  |  The Abstract

Complex Factors Can Drive the Emergence and Evolution of Plant Pathogens

New research sheds light on factors that contribute to the rise -- and spread -- of plant diseases.

Sep 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Sunflower Pollen Has Medicinal, Protective Effects on Bees

If you're looking to keep bees healthy from harmful pathogens, it might be time to call in the sunflowers.

Sep 19, 2018  |  The Abstract

Top Vegetables Grown in North Carolina

Support NC farms -- eat your veggies!

Sep 18, 2018  |  The Abstract

What’s the Value of Lost Recreation Days From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill?

How do you calculate the cost of people not showing up?

Sep 6, 2018  |  The Abstract

Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education

Problems related to food, energy and water are becoming increasingly complex. NC State is taking a new approach to prepare the scientists who will solve them.

Sep 6, 2018  |  The Abstract

Beyond Bacon & BBQ: 11 Foods Associated With North Carolina

North Carolina has many unique meat products that deserve recognition.

Aug 21, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Plant Protein Complex Plays Larger Role Than Previously Known in Important Growth and Development Process

Little-studied plant cellular protein complex plays critical and surprising role in plant growth and development process.

Aug 15, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

In the Wild and the Lab, Female Mosquitoes Get Choosy Quickly to Offset Invasions

Female mosquitoes show rapid genetic changes when threatened by invading cousin mosquitoes.

Jul 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Intestinal Virus Study Shows Major Changes Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Study comparing healthy and diseased mouse intestinal tracts shows some unexpected changes in viral communities.

Jul 18, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Cities as Study Proxies for Climate Change

Cities can be useful surrogates for studying climate change, according to NC State research.