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Catawba Students Continue to Work to Improve Nutrition

August 14, 2014

Catawba College News Service Read the original article in the Salisbury Post. Again this summer, five Catawba College students interning at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis helped to gather and organize data in a project that will ultimately result in a knowledge database to help improve human nutrition. The Research Campus is a […]

A Watermelon Tale: Science, Size and Surprising Uses

June 20, 2014

Once, people wanted big watermelons with lots of seeds. “Now,” explained Penelope Perkins-Veazie, PhD, post-harvest physiologist with the NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute at the NC Research Campus, “there are personal-size watermelons in the produce section, and, today, most US melons are seedless.” Perkins-Veazie has researched watermelon fruit for 15 years working […]