Returning to farming's roots in the battle against the 'billion-dollar beetle'

Returning to Farming’s Roots in the Battle Against the ‘Billion-Dollar Beetle’ | Agricultural and Resource Economics

July 21, 2020 | Guest Author

Rosemary Brandt, July 21, 2020 | Nicknamed the "billion-dollar beetle" for its enormous economic costs to growers in the United States each year, the western corn rootworm is one of the most devastating pests farmers face....

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Jennifer Kuzma awarded Outstanding Research Award, inducted into Research Leadership Academy

May 11, 2020 | Guest Author

Matt Simpson, May 5, 2020 | The Office of Research and Innovation, in partnership with the Alumni Association, has selected six NC State faculty members as recipients of this year’s Outstanding Research Award. The six awardees will also be inducted to the Research Leadership Academy (RLA)....

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Blog: Yes, and…

April 22, 2020 | Guest Author

Royden Saah and Eli Hornstein, 4/22/2020 | To counter the COVID-19 pandemic, YES we can be responsible AND take urgent, unfamiliar action....

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Blog: Review of Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures | We Make Money Not Art

April 7, 2020 | Guest Author

Regine Debatty - April 6, 2020 | Artists offer new insights about genetic engineering by bringing it out of the lab and into public places to challenge viewers’ understandings about the human condition, the material of our bodies...

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Indy Week: At the Crossroads of Art and Biotech, a Warning: Be Careful What You Wish For

January 13, 2020 | Guest Author

Brian Howe - January 13, 2020 | The Gregg Museum's "Art's Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures" is less concerned with answering big questions than in finding head-spinning new ways to ask them....

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WUNC: An Ancient Greek Festival For Creating Female Sperm

January 10, 2020 | Guest Author

Grant Holub-Moorman & Anita Rao - January 10, 2020 | Semen is a potent substance, both literally and symbolically. It was described by Chinese proverb as “equal to ten drops of blood”; by Sumerians as “a divine substance......

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Art the Science Blog: WORKS – Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology

January 7, 2020 | Guest Author

Alice Fleerackers - January 7, 2020 | From "designer babies" to de-extinct woolly mammoths, recent developments in biotechnology have profoundly changed what we view as possible. But each of these possibilities brings......

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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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