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Jennifer Kuzma was appointed as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on The Future of Technology, Values, and Policy.

September 1, 2016 | Staff

The council consists of thought leaders from business, government, civil society and academia and will focus on how values for the global public interest can be embedded in technological systems and how agile governance mechanisms...

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It’s a Boy: Modified Male Flies Could More Efficiently Control Screwworm Population

September 1, 2016 | Staff

Suppressing populations of devastating pests may be easier with the release of genetically modified males....

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Let’s Subtract Zika

August 18, 2016 | Staff

Math professor Alun Lloyd is combining math and biology to investigate the spread of infectious diseases like Zika and find ways to stamp them out....

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FDA approves genetically modified mosquitoes for release in Florida

August 5, 2016 | Staff

The FDA gave it’s support for a biotech company, Oxitech, to release thousands of male Aedes Aegypti in the Florida Keys in an effort to stop the spread of the many diseases the species carries,...

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GES faculty featured in Bay Nature Magazine

July 1, 2016 | Staff

An article in the July-September issue of Bay Nature Magazine, ‘Re-Coding for Conservation,’ covers a range of topics, including CRISPR and GM chestnuts. It also includes quotes by John Godwin and questions on island rodents...

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Keeping Up With the Fast-Moving Science of Gene Drives

June 8, 2016 | Staff

NC State’s Jason Delborne, an expert in science and technology policy and public engagement, answers questions about the emerging science of gene drives. Delborne helped develop a National Academies report on gene drives and unveil it in Washington, D.C....

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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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