Alfalfa is one of the most widely cultivated hay crops in the world, with about 55 million tons grown annually in the United States.
Wild house finches are breeding earlier as temperatures get warmer. These results aren’t necessarily problematic and might result in a longer breeding season and more offspring.
Khot and his team also will look at new organic products like plant extracts and highly refined petroleum oils.
WSU researchers have reverse engineered the way a pine tree produces a resin, which could lead to environmentally friendly alternatives worth billions of dollars.
Genes and other genetic variations that appear to be involved in cancerous tumors shrinking in Tasmanian devils have been discovered by WSU scientists.
Take a look at research life aboard the International Space Station, including a plant research project led by WSU Regents Professor Norman G. Lewis.
WSU researchers will attempt to anticipate and prevent diseases by looking for epigenetic biomarkers/diagnostics for disease.
Kostyukova will conduct research, starting in January, at the Center for Molecular Neurobiology at the University Medical Center in Hamburg, Germany.
Star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes appear to play an essential role in sleep, scientists with the WSU Sleep and Performance Research Center are finding.
Elaine Ostrander, chief and distinguished investigator for the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch of NIH, shares her discoveries.