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.
Technique Gives Brewers Data to Improve Fermentation Control
New technique lets brewers monitor fermentation to better control brewing time and quality of future beers.
NC State and Oracle Pilot Big Data Project to Grow Agriculture
Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes.
DELTA Announces 2017-18 Grant Recipients
DELTA will give more than $236,000 in new and continuing DELTA grants to 25 recipients across eight academic colleges.
Notes from Tanzania: Reflections from the Field and Next Steps
Scientists, governments and organizations must collaborate to solve the complex problem of cassava mosaic disease.