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.
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.
Economic Perspective: Advanced Manufacturing Industries
Manufacturing continues to expand incorporating new fields. What could the future look like?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.