Posted on November 20, 2013
A CALS–medical school partnership leads to better, safer beverages for people who have trouble swallowing.
Peru: Potato Exchange Benefits Peruvians
Peru, farmers hedge their bets. Located 12,000 feet above sea level, on the side of an Andean mountain, Puno has a growing season that’s short, cool and prone to frost.
Kenya: Certified Seed Potatoes for Kenya
When scientists in Kenya needed help developing a certification program for seed potatoes, a CALS plant pathologist stepped up to the task. The new program […]
Posted on June 18, 2013
The Value of GMOs
A long-term study sheds light—and numbers—on benefits to farmers
Getting to the heart of a problem
Research sheds light on a deadly condition
Seeding an Organic Future
CALS students and faculty are in the forefront of efforts to develop plant varieties for a burgeoning market
Posted on February 15, 2013
Not Quite Bucky
A study sheds light on the elusive animal behind the mascot
Posted on October 12, 2012
Learn Among the Trees
A hands-on program takes wannabe foresters to the scene of their future profession
Vitamin D–The Hype and the Hope
It’s the “miracle vitamin” that was discovered by a CALS-trained researcher—-and our scientists have been prominent in exploring it ever since. What have we learned about the true benefits of vitamin D and its promise?
Posted on June 2, 2012
Cranes in the Crosshairs
Rising numbers of sandhill cranes may make them a tempting target, but hunting could hurt the species’ genetic diversity
Posted on February 26, 2012
Numerous lakes and streams are drying up in the Central Sands, but there’s little agreement on what’s causing it. An initiative led by CALS brings together scientists, farmers, residents, environmental advocates and other stakeholders to shed light on the problem and pave the way toward solutions.
Posted on October 18, 2011
Detectives in Training
A new internship puts undergrads on the trail of foodborne pathogens
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