college of agriculture and life sciences

Mar 15, 2018  |  Athletics

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.

Feb 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

‘Demographic Compensation’ May Not Save Plants Facing Changing Climate

Large-scale study shows mixed results for hypothesis on how plants deal with climate change.

Feb 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes

Bed bugs may soon be considered more than a nuisance pest. New research shows that bed bugs produce a lot of histamines that trigger allergic reactions in humans, and that these histamines don't go away for long periods of time - even if the bed bugs are eliminated.

Feb 5, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Solitary Cockroaches Gave Rise to Social Termites: Tales from Two Genomes

Termites are "social cockroaches." NC State researchers examine the genomes of both termites and cockroaches to find clues about how this evolution occurred.

Jan 17, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Rodolphe Barrangou wins yet another prestigious award for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.

Dec 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Get a Little Closer: Moth Females Use Scent Proximity to Attract Mates

Female moths with an ineffective pheromone blend can use proximity to better-smelling females to attract mates.

Nov 17, 2017  |  Podcast

‘Barf-proofing’ the Holidays, Part 2

In this two-part episode of Audio Abstract, NC State food safety extension specialist Ben Chapman helps us "barf-proof" the holidays. In part two we discuss side dishes, desserts and storing leftovers.

Nov 17, 2017  |  Podcast

‘Barf-proofing’ the Holidays, Part 1

In this two-part episode of Audio Abstract, NC State food safety extension specialist Ben Chapman helps us "barf-proof" the holidays. In part one we talk turkey - literally - with best practices for cooking your bird.

Nov 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Nov 2, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

What Will North Carolina Be Like in 2050?

Mike Walden gives a preview into his new book, and predicts what the state of North Carolina will be in the year 2050.

Oct 12, 2017  |  Academics

Economic Impacts of Recent Hurricanes

The nation received an unprecedented one-two punch from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. How will the damage be reflected in the national economy over the coming year?

Oct 12, 2017  |  Events

The 150th N.C. State Fair

The 150th NC State Fair begins today and runs for the next 11 days. Check out NC State's participation at the fair, from the Food Science Club's Howling Cow tent to the Animal Science Club's State Fair Ark and cow-milking exhibit.

Sep 29, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Sep 21, 2017  |  Events

Get ‘Ants’-y with CALS Alum

CALS alumna and author Eleanor Spicer Rice will fill you in on your closest — and tiniest — neighbors at an appearance on Tuesday at Raleigh's Quail Ridge Books.

Sep 12, 2017  |  Service and Community

Saving Princeville

The nation’s oldest town chartered by African-Americans rallies to recover from last year’s devastating storm. NC State faculty and students join a team of experts helping them chart a sustainable course for the future.