Xiao Zhang, associate professor in WSU Tri-Cities’ Bioproducts, Sciences and Engineering Laboratory, is targeting the use of lignin to create affordable biofuels and bioproducts.
Three WSU researchers recently received a grant to determine out how phosphorylase, an enzyme that plants and animals both have, works with photosynthesis.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of WSU, OU and UI researchers have received a $3 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to help wheat and cereal farmers find sustainable farming practices in the face of climate change.
By Karen Hunt, Office of Research
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University tops the list of U.S. Department of Agriculture research and development expenditures, according to the most recent figures available.
Researchers from WSU and UI have received a $50,000 USDA grant to organize a national conference bovine and human milk composition.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Seven research teams at Washington State University will enhance the competitiveness of Pacific Northwest crops by fighting devastating diseases and advancing sustainable agriculture, thanks to more than $1.5 million in Specialty Crop Block Grant funds from the Washington state and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture.
By Seth Truscott, WSU College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University seek to improve drought-resistant crops, thanks to more than $900,000 in funding from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
PULLMAN, Wash.— A new five-year study aims to use the innate sense children have for when they’ve eaten enough to develop a childhood obesity program that focuses on family eating styles.
“Young children are really good at controlling their calorie intake, but many kids lose that ability as they get older,” says Thomas Power, chair of WSU’s Department of Human Development and a project co-investigator. “That often leads to overeating. Why is it that kids lose that natural ability? We wondered what the parents’ role might be.”
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