disease

Why this newfound trait in corn could be a force against crop disease

NC State researchers discovered a gene that shows unique resistance against multiple crop diseases. 


Why this newfound trait in corn could be a force against crop disease

September 19, 2017

Just like people, plants get sick. Discolored spots grow on the leaves and black bruises appear on roots and fruit until the plant cannot even grow properly.

Epidemiologist Dr. Seronda Robinson

The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa and isolated patients around the world. Although the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the US is very low, the CDC and its partners are taking precautions to prevent this from happening. We recently sat down with epidemiologist Dr. Seronda Robinson to find out more about the disease and what can be done to prevent its spread.