Stories From Jul 2018

Jul 31, 2018

The CRISPR whisperer

NC State researcher Rodolphe Barrangou considers himself an apostle of the miraculous gene-editing tool CRISPR. But he doesn’t want to spend all his time at the pulpit. Read more from NC State magazine.

Jul 30, 2018

Precision Agriculture Taking Flight in Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), plant sensors and other precision agriculture technologies are being used for everything from assessing crop damage to nutrient application in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

Jul 30, 2018

Economic Perspective: Advanced Manufacturing Industries

Manufacturing continues to expand incorporating new fields. What could the future look like?

Jul 27, 2018

Intestinal Virus Study Shows Major Changes Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Unexpected patterns emerged in the microbial and viral communities of mice with intestinal inflammation during a study that examined the intestinal tracts of diseased and healthy mice. Spearheaded by researchers at North Carolina State University, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the University of Colorado, the study could lead to better understanding of potential causes and markers of inflammatory bowel disease.

Jul 25, 2018

Introducing the NC Food Innovation Lab

The North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center, a soon-to-be hub for plant-based food science and manufacturing advancement, is undergoing some change. For starters, a new name: the North Carolina Food Innovation Lab.

Jul 24, 2018

The Long Run

CALS alumnus Robert Moore will face mountains and the summer heat to run the equivalent of six marathons in six days. His goal: raising awareness of multiple sclerosis, a disease he’s dealt with since he was a student at NC State 10 years ago.

Jul 23, 2018

Giving Students the Chance to Travel

Graduate School Dean Emeritus and BAE alumnus Bob Sowell and his wife Suester have established Robert and Suester Sowell Graduate Student Travel Fund, an endowment that will help graduate students pay for travel to present papers at professional meetings and conferences.

Jul 23, 2018

Economic Perspective: The Fed’s Interest Rate Hike

How does the recent hike in the interest rate play into the mission of the Federal Reserve, and what potential outcomes from the move exist?

Jul 20, 2018

You Decide: Is There a New Debate Over Capitalism Vs. Socialism?

The way a country shapes it's economy molds it's future. What are the pros and cons of different economies, and what impacts can they have?

Jul 19, 2018

Cities as Study Proxies for Climate Change

Cities can serve as useful proxies to study and predict the effects of climate change, according to a North Carolina State University research review that tracks urbanization’s effects on plant and insect species.