Study Reveals Soil Influence on Well Water Manganese Levels
Levels of a dangerous heavy metal are above water-quality standards for more than 1 million southeastern Piedmont residents. NC State researchers get to the bottom (and the top) of the problem.
Gates Grant Helps NC State Solve Molecular Mysteries
The effort to defeat a key African food crop disease gets a boost from a $2.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
It’s a Boy: Modified Male Flies Could More Efficiently Control Screwworm Population
Suppressing populations of devastating pests may be easier with the release of genetically modified males.
Honoring NC State’s Top ‘Yambassador’
Henry M. Covington was a longtime extension specialist whose research and partnerships with growers spurred the growth of North Carolina’s sweet potato industry. He passed away in 2004, but the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission (NCSPC) established an endowment to honor the man affectionately known as “Mr. Sweet Potato” and to ensure that his legacy would continue.
Nutrition Matters: Stress From Migratory Beekeeping May Be Eased by Access to Food
Traveling presents challenges for honey bees used to pollinate crops, but research shows that some of these challenges can be mitigated by providing other food sources while bees are on the road.
$45 Million Golden LEAF Grant Boosts NC State’s Plant Sciences Initiative
NC State's Plant Sciences Initiative gets a big boost from a $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation.
Our Shining Future
A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences.
Cleaning Up Brownfield Sites Benefits Environment, Nearby Property Values
Cleaning up contaminated properties can benefit more than just the environment, according to recently published research.
Living High on the Hog at Barbecue Camp
Twenty-five lucky future pitmasters were among the inaugural participants at the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences two-day Barbecue Camp, where they learned the science of low and slow.
NC State researchers battle bacteria to show that resistance is futile.