plants

Research at NC State improves the carrot

August 25, 2016

Read the original article on The Technician. NC State assistant professor and author Massimo Iorizzo spends most of his days working with plant and fruit genetics and has published scientific articles on everything from cranberries to potatoes. His most recent work in carrots may change the future of how the root vegetable is studied. Iorizzo […]

Appalachian Trail hike could lead to scientific discovery

August 13, 2015

By Marty Price, Charlotte Observer Read the original story. Jessica Alley, a part-time research technician at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, has wanted to hike the entire Appalachian Trail since she was in middle school, and she finally decided that 2015 would be the year. Having earned her master’s degree in exercise science […]

An alternative paradigm for the role of antimalarial plants in Africa.

April 11, 2012

An alternative paradigm for the role of antimalarial plants in Africa. Scientific World Journal. April 2012. Maranz S. David H. Murdock Research Institute. Abstract Most investigations into the antimalarial activity of African plants are centered on finding an indigenous equivalent to artemisinin, the compound from which current frontline antimalarial drugs are synthesized. As a consequence, […]