Smell may discourage people from cutting trees

PULLMAN — The WSU Facilities Operations Grounds Department is spraying skunk spray on the evergreen trees on the Pullman campus. This is done every year to discourage people from cutting down campus evergreens to be used as Christmas trees.  The skunk smell is not very noticeable when it is cold outside, but when the tree […]

Sour grapes

Although the multicolored Asian lady beetle has been found to cause taste and smell differences in wine and grape juice, the problem has yet to reach Washington.  “The lady bug problem is bigger on the east coast,” said Carolyn Ross, assistant professor of food science. “Here we don’t have a problem.” Ross, along with five […]