Faculty Focus: Jean Ristaino Wins Fulbright Award
Jean Ristaino’s passion for ensuring food security for a fast-growing world population has taken her around the world to help other scientists and students gain skills in identifying and tracking new and re-emerging plant diseases. Her next stop: Italy.
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.
Researchers Find Corn Gene Conferring Resistance to Multiple Plant Leaf Diseases
A specific gene in corn appears to be associated with resistance to two and possibly three different plant leaf diseases.
Fish type, body size can help predict nutrient recycling rates
NC State University associate professor Craig Layman and colleagues show that ecologists can better predict the rates of how chemical nutrients are transferred by fish if they know the various fish species living in an ecosystem, along with the body size of the fish.
New Fund Supports Research Outside the Lab
A collaboration between the Provost’s Office and the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development enables NC State to close a gap in research funding and support innovative work in multiple disciplines.
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.
Researchers Receive Grant to Study GenX Exposure in New Hanover County Residents
NC State researchers will lead study on GenX exposure in New Hanover County residents
NSF Grant Funds Smart City Research to Tackle Regional Problems with Serious Games
With NSF funding, a research team led by Center for Geospatial Analytics director Ross Meentemeyer will unite four universities in the Triangle and regional stakeholders to develop a serious game for stormwater management.
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.