New era for CALS international activities
With over 150 faculty members involved in numerous projects spread on six continents, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has not only an impressive international presence, but a worldwide impact. Now, thanks to a new website, finding out more about the CALS’ international activities is easier than ever.
Modeling tool IDs genes that control plants’ stress response
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from North Carolina State University and University of California, Davis has developed a modeling algorithm that is able to identify plant genes associated with specific biological functions. The modeling tool will help plant biologists target individual genes that control how plants respond to environmental stressors.
- Cuba could be new outlet for N.C. agriculture business (WTVD-TV)
- New species of lizard found on island (Royal Gazette)
- The food industry's $55.5 billion safety problem (Fortune)
- Top 50 associate degrees: Agriculture, agricultural operations and related sciences (Community College Week)
- Walk on the wild side with beer made from wasp yeast (National Geographic)
Podcast: Economic Perspective
Given the rise of technology, will we need humans to perform work in the future? NC State University economist Mike Walden answers.