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Margaret Atwood and the Biotechnology of Tomorrow

November 18, 2019 | Guest Author

Renowned author Margaret Atwood visited NC State to discuss fiction's role in the future of biotechnology and genetic engineering....

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Margaret Atwood discusses her ‘prophetic’ novel, effects of new science developments on society

November 17, 2019 | Guest Author

On Friday, Nov. 15, Margaret Atwood, the critically acclaimed dystopian novelist of "The Handmaid's Tale" and "The Testaments" visited Talley Student Union's State Ballroom and discussed a plethora of issues...

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CALS Spotlight on Fred Gould: How Do We Communicate Genetic Engineering?

October 15, 2019 | Guest Author

Dee Shore, Fall 2019 | NC State professor and genetic engineer Fred Gould is focused on clear communication and the public good....

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Student Spotlight: DeShae Dillard, AgBioFEWS Fellow

September 18, 2019 | Guest Author

Dee Shore, Sept. 17, 2019 | When he first set foot in Columbia, North Carolina, this summer, NC State Ph.D. student DeShae Dillard felt as though he’d arrived in another country. There, the AgBioFEWS Fellow learned more about rural life, especially the everyday challenges of farming....

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Does the US public support using gene drives to control agricultural pests?

September 11, 2019 | Guest Author

Mike Jones, Sep. 11, 2019 | The development of gene drives is progressing more rapidly than our understanding of public values towards these technologies. Findings from this research can inform responsible innovation in gene drive development and risk assessment....

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Can Genetic Engineering Save Our Planet’s Biodiversity?

June 25, 2019 | Guest Author

Andrew Moore, June 24, 2019 | Researchers at NC State’s College of Natural Resources — and around the world — are considering ways to employ genetic engineering for conservation....

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