The Rise and Fall of the Squash Bees
August 8, 2016
Pumpkin pie, ratatouille, butternut squash boats filled with butter and bacon—all three of these fall favorites are largely reliant on a single group of pollinators: the squash bees.
Learn about how biotechnology is used to affect living organisms, especially in the pharmaceutical, agricultural and alternative energy industries. Then explore how scientists in North Carolina are using biotechnology to develop new pharmaceutical drugs that will better treat diseases such as diabetes.
North Carolina Increases Quarantine Area for Red Fire Ants
January 18, 2016