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Sep 15, 2014

GMO safety, weed control top concerns as U.S. study kicks off

Agriculture experts raise a number of concerns with genetically modified crops, including safety and spreading weed resistance. Major Goodman, crop science, featured. 

Sep 17, 2014

Charles Meeker: Plan to sell part of Hofmann Forest to Resource Management Service satisfactory

Regarding the Sept. 10 news article “ NCSU alters its sale of forest”: The revised plan recently announced by NC State satisfies concern that Hofmann Forest remain a working forest.  Hofmann Forest featured. 

Sep 18, 2014

Researchers control surface tension to manipulate liquid metals

Researchers have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals by applying very low voltages, opening the door to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits, antennas and other technologies. Michael Dickey, chemical […] 

Sep 18, 2014

Researchers control surface tension to manipulate liquid metals

Researchers have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals by applying very low voltages, opening the door to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits, antennas and other technologies. Michael Dickey, chemical […] 

Sep 17, 2014

NC State receives $12.4 million grant from Gates Foundation for sweet potato research

NC State scientists have won a $12.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to transform the already hearty sweet potato into an even more robust crop. The grant, which will be spread over […] 

Sep 17, 2014

Study: Family dinners aren’t dead… yet

NC State researchers took aim at the common myth that family dinners help strengthen the relationships between family members, claiming instead that the costs of meals and the stresses involved in food prep dampen the overall […] 

Sep 18, 2014

National Wildlife Federation Releases New Guidelines to Bring …

National Wildlife Federation announced the release of Nature Play & Learning Places: Creating and Managing Places Where Children Engage with Nature, guidelines for those creating , managing or promoting the development of nature in environments for […] 

Sep 18, 2014

Giant DNA Origami

Two new ways to create the component strands for DNA origami allow researchers to fold nanostructures seven times larger than before. Thomas LaBean, material science engineering, featured. 

Sep 18, 2014

Google brings ‘Chromebook for College’ tour to select campuses

Google is bringing a different king of library to NC State and several other college campuses with its ChromebookforCollege tour, where students will be able to rent a Chromebook free of charge from its Lending Library, first […] 

Sep 16, 2014

Researchers Report Largest DNA Origami To Date

Two new ways to create the component strands for DNA origami allow researchers to fold nanostructures seven times larger than before. Thomas LaBean, material science engineering, featured.