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Getting mac and cheese to Mars
September 24, 2019

WSU scientists have developed a way to triple the shelf life of ready-to-eat macaroni and cheese, a development that could have benefits for everything from space travel to military use.

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Turning up the heat on ‘Brett’
September 16, 2019

WSU’s Charles Edwards has devised a new treatment for Brettanomyces bruxellensis (“Brett” for short)—a barrel-dwelling spoilage yeast that can taint wine, often imparting undesirable aromas and flavors.

Plant science relationship growing across the Atlantic
July 31, 2019

WSU’s growing collaboration with Germany’s interdisciplinary Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences is adding a global perspective to the University’s work to advance agricultural science and develop sustainable methods of food production.

Protecting vineyards with drones
July 22, 2019

Aerial drones could eventually help Washington farmers recoup some of the $80 million a year in crop damage caused by birds.