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Mar 19, 2018

Economic Perspective: What Happens to Displaced Factory Workers?

Many experts think automation and technology will increasingly replace people on the factory floor, but what happens to the worker who's been replaced? NC State University Economist Mike Walden shows what the numbers say.

Mar 16, 2018

You Decide: How Can Affordable Housing Be Increased?

As growth in big cities has outpaced growth elsewhere, the price of shelter increased. Lower income households can either live in smaller and crowded housing closer to their jobs in the city, or live farther away where prices are lower but commutes are longer. How can housing be affordable for more people?

Mar 15, 2018

Just-in-Time Tomatoes?

NC State scientists are exploring the molecular-level processes that cause tomatoes to ripen, and what they find could have big implications for a range of traits -- from flavor to firmness -- in fruit-bearing crops.

Mar 14, 2018

NC State Researcher Awarded Grant to Improve Honeybee Health

CALS' David Tarpy won a grant to research the impact of pesticide exposure on honeybee colony disease prevalence and reproductive potential.

Mar 13, 2018

Year-Round Events Announced for Farm to Fork NC

This year’s Farm to Fork NC events celebrate the state's year-round growing season with events spread throughout the year.

Mar 13, 2018

Student Spotlight: “I Enjoy the Challenge of Solving Problems”

Biochemistry Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder conducts cutting-edge protein research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory – the experience of a lifetime, she says – that has implications for drug development and human health.

Mar 9, 2018

Dunphy Wins National Award

For lifetime contributions and leadership, NC State University's E. James Dunphy recently won the American Soybean Association's Pinnacle Award. 

Mar 6, 2018

Economic Perspective: Costs of Filing Taxes

Tax time is right around the corner. Ever wonder how much money and time spent in the filing process across the country?

Mar 5, 2018

Collins Wins Prestigious Watauga Medal

When North Carolina agricultural leaders talk about Watauga Medal Winner William K. Collins Sr., the accolades flow.

Mar 2, 2018

You Decide: Will the National Debt Sink Us?

There are many questions when it comes to the national debt. NC State economist Dr. Mike Walden addresses some of the questions he hears the most.