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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COVID-19—Biotechnology Is Never Enough

April 3, 2020 | Jennifer Kuzma

The currently-unfolding COVID-19 case boldly underscores the reality that science and technology are never enough to solve global health problems alone. Rather, we need a strategic and systematic integration of social sciences, risk sciences, and communication along with science, technology, and innovation to adequately meet the challenges of emerging global risks, such as COVID-19. ...

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Virtual Colloquium: Zoom Instructions

March 19, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

We hope that you are all staying safe, sane and relaxed as possible during these unprecedented time. We are happy to report that our weekly colloquium series (go.ncsu.edu/ges-colloquium) will continue via zoom. Please be patient with us as speaker schedules are changing frequently. Below is information on how to join the weekly colloquium via zoom along with some helpful tips on how to make these types of gatherings more successful....

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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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Lessons Learned for Risk Governance of Synthetic Biology, Nanomaterials, and Other Emerging Technologies in a Post-2020 World

December 13, 2019 | Todd Kuiken

Khara Grieger and Todd Kuiken, Dec. 13, 2019 | On December 9th, a symposium was held at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis, entitled “Risk Analysis of Engineered Nanomaterials: Where Have We Been, Lessons Learned, and Transfer of Knowledge to Other Emerging Technologies,” as a part of the Advanced Materials and Technologies Specialty Group....

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CALS News – Fred Gould: My Journey to Interdisciplinary Research

December 2, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Mollie Rappe, Dec 2, 2019 | NC State Distinguished Professor Fred Gould shares his journey to interdisciplinary research on genetically modified pests and beyond, as well as the challenges he overcame along the way....

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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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