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In the trees and grasses of the South, there are a growing number of unwanted visitors that at best are an itchy nuisance and at worst can carry debilitating diseases: Ticks.

In the trees and grasses of the South, there are a growing number of unwanted visitors that at best are an itchy nuisance and at worst can carry debilitating diseases: Ticks.

Every day, more than 100 million people throughout South and Southeast Asia drink well water contaminated by toxic levels of arsenic. But two NC State University scientists are conducting fundamental research aimed at changing that.

Every day, more than 100 million people throughout South and Southeast Asia drink well water contaminated by toxic levels of arsenic. But two NC State University scientists are conducting fundamental research aimed at changing that.

With the largest plant breeding faculty in the nation, N.C. State University is solving problems and strengthening agriculture in North Carolina and beyond.

With the largest plant breeding faculty in the nation, N.C. State University is solving problems and strengthening agriculture in North Carolina and beyond.

When it comes to invasive plant species, hydrilla is one of the "worst of the worst," according to Aquatics Research and Extension Associate Dr. Brett Hartis. An N.C. Sea Grant video highlights the work that Hartis and others are doing to address the growing threat in the Chowan River and Albemarle Sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pctCLUYGpLw

When it comes to invasive plant species, hydrilla is one of the "worst of the worst," according to Aquatics Research and Extension Associate Dr. Brett Hartis. An N.C. Sea Grant video highlights the work that Hartis and others are doing to address the growing threat in the Chowan River and Albemarle Sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pctCLUYGpLw

CALS researchers have spent five years working on a National Science Foundation-funded grant to study the inflorescence architecture, or variation in the arrangement of flowers, of the dogwood.

CALS researchers have spent five years working on a National Science Foundation-funded grant to study the inflorescence architecture, or variation in the arrangement of flowers, of the dogwood.

Say it with me. The French Quarter. Even the name of the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans has a mystical quality to it. Elisa and Ron turned up the mystery and the heat by several notches with th…

Shiver with delight at a spooky wedding in the French Quarter

Say it with me. The French Quarter. Even the name of the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans has a mystical quality to it. Elisa and Ron turned up the mystery and the heat by several notches with th…

Mutations found in individuals with autism interfere with endocannabinoid signaling in the brain

Mutations found in individuals with autism interfere with endocannabinoid signaling in the brain

Social media and research funding: Three research labs seek votes through crowdsourcing competition to fund their projects.

Social media and research funding: Three research labs seek votes through crowdsourcing competition to fund their projects.

Global plant health interns at N.C. State University learn life lessons while studying plant diseases in Costa Rica.

Global plant health interns at N.C. State University learn life lessons while studying plant diseases in Costa Rica.

growing goldenseal | Farming the forest: CALS expert helps landowners grow crops beneath ...

growing goldenseal | Farming the forest: CALS expert helps landowners grow crops beneath ...

Kudzu | entomology intern Anna Marie Heape places a kudzu bug trap in a kudzu ...

Kudzu | entomology intern Anna Marie Heape places a kudzu bug trap in a kudzu ...

Designing jet fuels of the future: N.C. State University's Heike Sederoff and Amy Grunden look to extremophile genes to enhance oil production in marine algae and an oilseed crop.

Designing jet fuels of the future: N.C. State University's Heike Sederoff and Amy Grunden look to extremophile genes to enhance oil production in marine algae and an oilseed crop.

Genes from undersea creature map help crops prosper: N.C. State biofuels research

Genes from undersea creature map help crops prosper: N.C. State biofuels research

Check out the "Your Wild Life" blog and begin exploring the biodiversity that lives on us, in us and around us.

Check out the "Your Wild Life" blog and begin exploring the biodiversity that lives on us, in us and around us.

One of the thousands of mammal specimens found in the collection at the San Diego Natural History Museum.

One of the thousands of mammal specimens found in the collection at the San Diego Natural History Museum.