Additional Recent NCARS News, Page 25

The Bed Bug Guy
(NCSU Bulletin)
Dr. Billy Flowers is an industry leader (National Hog Farmer) A hotter planet needn't
be hungrier:
Michael J. Roberts (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)
Universities expect to add jobs at the Kannapolis campus (PHHI home) (Independent Tribune) Entomologist, Dr. Coby Schal is an
Insect Control
Research: bedbug Rx (WRAL)

Hear Dr. Schall on The People's Pharmacy
Navel Gazing at New Level: Belly Button Diversity Project: good skin bacteria reside on us (US News & World Report) Developing Appalachian Foodsheds  

Schools make healthy food more available in Appalachia (Republic)
Navel Gazing Reveals New Species: The Belly Button Diversity Project

more on project
  Dr. Alex Graves: DNA fingerprint techniques aid food safety   Dr. Schroeder-Moreno & Va Tech: $2M AFRI grant: Appalachian healthy food access, food security
Food, energy, diagnostics from the sea: Marine Biotech Center grant (WUNC 91.5 radio)
Better berries, Better Economy:
Jeremy Pattison
breeds strawberry
for farmers, chefs
New CALS milking center & facilities showcase modern dairy industry for FBNC centennial Dr. MaryAnn Drake: Salt alternatives, ads & reduced sodium dairy acceptance (FoodNavigator) Charlotte
CMAST: $2.5M NC Biotech Center Grant builds NC marine biotechnology sector
How the butterfly got its spots: Dr. Heather Hines: optix eye gene gives wings red spots (NCSU News)

Science paper
CALS researchers help SE growers protect apple crop from excessive heat (BlueRidge Now) School of Ants:
Backyard ecology, citizen science (Scientific American
story 1  /  story 2)
Kannapolis Scholars Hosted Childhood Obesity Conference (webinar, August 5, 2011)

More on Kannapolis Scholars
Tommy Carter: Swedish soybean is breeder's genetic treasure trove

Innovation Fund Grants: Drs. Koci & Hassan for  Salmonella vaccine, Dr.  Schal for better bed bug bait (left; another story below) Dr. Mary Ann Lila, Director, Plants for Human Health Institute on the NC Research Campus, mentors Kenan Scholar
NC State seed fund picks Salmonella ... (MEDCITY News, above; Salmonella, right; other story linked above) A hotter planet doesn't have to
be hungrier: Michael J. Roberts (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)
Kenan Research Fellowship sends teacher Jeff Walker to Alaska to study native use of berries & medicinal plants

updated 8-24-11