More Than a Numbers Game: New Technique Gauges Microbial Communities by Biomass
New technique allows researchers to get a more in-depth view of microbial communities.
Stakeholders, University Celebrate Plant Sciences Partnership
Agricultural leaders plant their stakes, literally, in the ground on NC State’s Centennial Campus, as they mark their commitment to the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.
What Will North Carolina’s Economy Look Like in 2050?
The transformation of the NC economy will likely mean big changes for everything from the state’s education system to the way it levies taxes.
Recluse or Not? Scientists Use Twitter to Tackle Spider Questions
Don't panic! Scientists want to use social media to help folks learn more about brown recluses (and their lookalike spider kin).
Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees
New NC State research shows that earlier and longer flowering seasons have detrimental effects on bumble bees.
Scientists Unravel Mysteries of DNA Replication in Corn
For the first time, scientists have characterized DNA replication for an entire plant genome.
Study Examines Cross-Species Interactions
A new study shows the ways differing species interact at the molecular level.
Study: SNAP Benefits Aren’t Enough to Afford a Healthy Diet
A study finds that SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps, only covers 43-60 percent of what it costs to consume a diet consistent with federal dietary guidelines.
Buggin’ Out: NC State’s Insect Museum Grows
NC State’s Insect Museum, which already includes more than 1.5 million specimens, has now received a gift of 60,000+ insects.
Expanding Tropical Forest Spells Disaster for Conservation
Plants and ants living in tropical savannas disappear when forests encroach due to lack of fire.