Giving mosquitoes 'kidney' failure could help fight spread of malaria
A CFAES scientist and his collaborators have discovered a chemical that causes "kidney" failure in mosquitoes, which may pave the way to the development of new insecticides to fight potentially deadly mosquito-transmitted diseases such as malari ...
New lab to help fight the (algae-fueled) battle of Lake Erie
Last year already saw a number of improvements at Stone Laboratory, but renovations and updates continue on South Bass and Gibraltar Islands. The newest addition to Stone Lab's facilities will be an Algae and Water Quality Lab, housed in the Stone ...
Oilseed crops bring back history, look toward future at Mellinger Farm
Flax is blooming again at OARDC's Mellinger Farm near Wooster. The crop is one of four oilseed crops that will be studied on the property this summer-- the first research plots at the farm since Patricia Quinby and Virginia Reed generously donated ...
OSU Students in Borlaug Summer Institute
Godwill Chewachong, Matthew Kost and Brian Pace were among 35 graduate students selected from across the U.S. to participate in the Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security at Purdue University, May 28-June 8, 2013. Chewachong is a Plant Pathology ...
The World As Classroom: Number of CFAES Students Studying Abroad Doubles
CFAES reached a milestone at the end of this school year: doubling the number of students participating in study abroad programs compared to last year. During the 2012-2013 academic cycle, the number of students participating in CFAES-sponsored study abr ...
Bob Gustafson Wins Ohio State Distinguished Faculty Service Award
Bob Gustafson, Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, was recently named a winner of Ohio State’s President and Provost's Award for Distinguished Faculty Service. The award honors faculty members whose contributions to the development and ...
OARDC Holds Groundbreaking for New FABE Building
A September 2010 tornado took it away. Now, support from elected officials and the state of Ohio will help bring back an even better version of the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering 's building on OARDC's Wooster campu ...
Negotiating a Shale Drilling lLease? Where to Get Good Info
When Dick and Kaye Clay were approached by a shale energy representative about possibly leasing a portion of their Harrison County land, Kaye Clay knew where to turn for guidance. She had previously worked for the Guernsey County office of OSU Extension ...
They Built a National Champion
Ohio State's Student Construction Management (CM) Team recently returned from the Associated Builders and Contractors National Competition in Birmingham, Ala., where it earned an overall first place national championship while competing against 13 of ...
OSU Student Construction Management Team Takes Overall First Place at 2013 ABC National Competition
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Ohio State University’s Student Construction Management Team recently returned from the ABC National Competition in Birmingham, Alabama where they earned an Overall First Place National Championship while competing amongst 13 (thirtee ...