Benefits of Advanced Wood-Burning Stoves Greater Than Thought
Research finds that advanced wood-burning stoves designed for use in the developing world can reduce air pollution more than anticipated.
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.
Notes From Tanzania: A Farmer’s Story from the Field
How interviewing farmers can help researchers in their fight against crop disease.
Notes from Tanzania: Lessons from the Field
Some lessons learned from a student doing research on crop disease in Tanzania.
Tackling Cassava Mosaic Disease: One Week in Tanzania
A student writes about her fieldwork in Tanzania, tackling a crop disease that threatens millions.
Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation
Research into a disease that affects cassava crops aims to prevent starvation for millions in Africa.
Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina’s Child Welfare System
Children are among the most vulnerable members of society, and NC State’s Kara Allen-Eckard is helping to lead an effort to better serve at-risk children and their families in North Carolina.
Money, Not Access, Key to Resident Food Choices in ‘Food Deserts’
A new study finds that, while access to healthy foods is a significant challenge, the biggest variable limiting diet choices in so-called “food deserts” is limited financial resources.
Researchers Offer Overview of Composite Metal Foams and Potential Applications
Researchers have developed a range of composite metal foams that can be used in applications from armor to hazardous material transport – and they’re now looking for collaborators to help identify and develop new applications.
Study: Health Agencies Need Clear Rules for Disclosing Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
Food safety researchers are calling on public health agencies to develop clear guidelines on when to inform the public about foodborne illness outbreaks – something which is often handled on an ad hoc basis at the local, state and federal levels.