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Aug 24, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 12, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

$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.

Aug 11, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jul 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

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.

Jun 8, 2016

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.

Jun 7, 2016  |  The Abstract

Resistance Remedies

NC State researchers battle bacteria to show that resistance is futile.

May 18, 2016  |  The Abstract

Bugs Bunny’s Knowledge Confirmed

The carrot genome sequence reveals information about the vegetable's evolution and how it accumulates health-beneficial carotenoids. Somewhere, Bugs Bunny is smiling.

Mar 23, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Modified Maggots Could Help Human Wound Healing

NC State entomologists genetically modify maggots to aid human wound healing.

Mar 22, 2016  |  Service and Community

Home Brew

A burgeoning beer business is brewing in North Carolina — and NC State is supporting it with innovative brewing techniques, hands-on training for future brewers and a project to jumpstart hops production in the state.

Mar 16, 2016  |  Campus Life

Voters Easily Pass Connect NC

North Carolina voters easily pass the $2 billion Connect NC bond package that will help fund two critical buildings on NC State's Centennial Campus, the Engineering Oval and the Plant Sciences Initiative.