Gould discusses genetically engineered crops

May 17, 2016 | Staff

As the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine release the report “Genetically Engineered Crops: Experience and Prospects,” the chair of the authoring committee says that NC State University can become a model for conducting advanced, trusted research in GE crop development....

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Assessing the Positive and Negative Claims About Genetically Engineered Crops

May 17, 2016 | Staff

Genetically engineered crops stir strong feelings from both critics and supporters. We talk to the researcher who chaired the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee that just released a report, “Genetically Engineered Crops: Experience and Prospects,” which examines the evidence behind positive and negative claims about GE crops, and the research challenges that lie ahead....

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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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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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