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Oct 27, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Incubating Innovation

From new methods for creating biofuels and determining heart risk to fridge-free food processing and a more efficient fuel injector, NC State researchers are developing innovative approaches to global challenges. The Chancellor's Innovation Fund is supporting their work. 

Oct 20, 2014 | Research and Innovation

NC State Researchers Advance Genome Editing Technique

NC State researchers advance gene cut-and-replace technique. 

Sep 16, 2014 | Research and Innovation

NC State Receives Grant to Improve African Sweet Potatoes

NC State receives $12.4 million grant to improve sweet potatoes grown in sub-Saharan Africa. The project could help alleviate hunger in the region. 

Sep 11, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Corn Spots: Study Finds Important Genes in Defense Response

NC State researchers scour the corn genome to find top candidate genes that control an important defense response. 

Sep 8, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

CALS Department Renamed

As a result of the reorganization of cooperative extension, the academic department that formerly housed youth development programs has a new name. 

Sep 4, 2014 | Campus Life

Ag Day Celebrates State’s Top Industry

Don't miss the annual celebration of NC State’s agricultural heritage. The festivities begin Friday with a private screening of “Farmland” and continue Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium. 

Aug 28, 2014 | The Abstract

Cities as a Glimpse of the Future

How researchers learned that cities may serve as a crystal ball for the impact of climate change on an important insect pest. 

Aug 27, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Museum Specimens, Modern Cities Show How an Insect Pest Will Respond to Climate Change

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that century-old museum specimens hold clues to how global climate change will affect a common insect pest that can weaken and kill trees – and the news is not good. 

Aug 22, 2014 | Research and Innovation

NC State Startup One of the Fastest Growing

An innovative company founded by two NC State food scientists lands near the top of the Inc. 5000 list of fast-growing companies. 

Jun 10, 2014 | Campus Life

Return of the Native

When Pinehurst No. 2 hosts two U.S. Opens this summer, the world will see an NC State-led restoration that returns the course its native roots -- and sets a template for a more sustainable North Carolina golf industry.