USDA Grants $6.7M to Curb Fruit Pest

October 15, 2015 | Staff

NC State entomologist Hannah Burrack will lead a four-year effort to manage the spotted wing drosophila, a tiny fruit fly that causes hundreds of millions of dollars in annual agricultural losses....

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Biomedical Engineer Zhen Gu Named to Tech Review’s Top Innovators Under 35

August 18, 2015 | Staff

Zhen Gu, an assistant professor in NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill’s joint biomedical engineering program, has been named one of MIT Technology Review’s “Innovators Under 35” for his work on developing novel drug-delivery systems for treating cancer and diabetes....

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Highlighting STEM and Diversity at NC State

July 22, 2015 | Staff

One way NC State is trying to highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics....

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Public Response to New Technologies in Food Depends on the Type of Tech

July 14, 2015 | Staff

A recent study highlights the complexity of determining how the public will respond to incorporating nanotechnology or genetic modification into food products....

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Bacterial Genome Scalpel Can Identify Key Gene Regions

June 15, 2015 | Staff

Bacteria have a system for ridding genomes of unwanted DNA sequences. But how does the system work in bacteria? NC State researchers find out....

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Field Study Shows How a GM Crop Can Have Diminishing Success at Fighting Off Insect Pest

May 20, 2015 | Staff

Research finds the toxin in a widely used GM crop is having little impact on the crop pest called corn earworm – which is consistent with predictions made almost 20 years ago that were largely ignored....

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January 1, 2015 | Staff

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IGERT in Peru – The Role of Rhetoric in Transgenetics

July 14, 2012 | kltodd

By Molly Hartzog Week 1 – Lima, Peru Hola a todos! I have been in Peru since July 14 with NC State’s Genetic Engineering and Society program, to study pest issues in developing nations. Today we arrived in...

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