Local Hormone Production is Root of Issue for Plant Development
Study shows local production of a key hormone is required for plant health.
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.
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.
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.
Precision Agriculture Taking Flight
Unmanned aerial vehicles, plant sensors and other precision agriculture technologies are being used for everything from assessing crop damage to nutrient application in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
The Beer Episode
In this episode of Audio Abstract, we talk beer brewing with John Sheppard, director of the NC State brewery.
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.
Cities as Study Proxies for Climate Change
Cities can be useful surrogates for studying climate change, according to NC State research.
Pesticide Resistance Arms Race
Fred Gould talks about the rising rates of herbicide and pesticide resistance and the current state of the resistance arms race.
Researchers Devise New Way to Discern What Microbes Eat
New technique helps researchers determine food eaten by microbes.
What Happens If We Run Out? Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
How can we slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides? NC State researchers say large-scale studies are needed to test new strategies.
NC State’s Rodolphe Barrangou Elected to National Academy of Sciences
CRISPR pioneer Rodolphe Barrangou has been elected to one of the world's most prestigious and influential scientific societies.
Today we're talking termites - what we know about them and how new research into their pheromones could help us keep them away from our homes.
Termite Queen, King Recognition Pheromone Identified
Forget the bows and curtsies. Worker termites shake in the presence of their queens and kings. New research explains how these workers smell a royal presence.
Learning From the March Madness Road
NC State basketball players Al Freeman and Sam Hunt are never far from their online graduate studies—even while playing in the NCAA Championship.