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Jan 23, 2017

Made In North Carolina: The American Giant “Hoodie”

Trevor Little is an apparel technology management expert at North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles. He has seen success come from the model American Giant is using. “American Giant is really smart because they’re looking at the whole cost […]

Jan 23, 2017

How to solve our economic growth mystery

Compared to the nation, North Carolina has had less expansion in high productivity industries and more expansion in low productivity industries during the current economic recovery, NC State economist Mike Walden writes.

Jan 23, 2017

Driverless cars to be tested in N.C.

In its application, the Turnpike Authority touted potential partnerships with Research Triangle Park firms and transportation research programs at N.C. State University and UNC-Chapel Hill.

Jan 23, 2017

Maximize Profit with Optimum Sow Body Condition

“Thin and fat sows reduce profit,” Dr. Mark Knauer, swine extension specialist at North Carolina State University, said. “They’ll have a reduced farrowing rate, they’re less likely to breed back and they’re more likely to have smaller litters. We need […]

Jan 23, 2017

Trana Discovery, Bayer sign fungicide collaboration agreement

Trana founders Dick Guenther and Winnell Newman spun the company out of North Carolina State University at the turn of the century, to commercialize its high-tech way to selectively identify and kill harmful pathogens. It targets all the biggies: bacterial, […]

Jan 20, 2017

NCSU scholarship available to community college transfers

Transfer students from community colleges are newly eligible for an N.C. State University scholarship for science majors from low- and middle-income families.

Jan 20, 2017

New Exhibit Turns Artists Into Subjects

Host Frank Stasio talks with exhibit co-curator Janet Link, a contributing artist and adjunct professor at North Carolina State University College of Design.

Jan 20, 2017

How do desert ants know which way to go when walking backward?

“To me it shows that the ants use different navigational strategies, and they can integrate those strategies” as needed, Adrian Smith a myrmecologist at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and North Carolina State University who was not involved […]

Jan 20, 2017

Gene-edited animals face US regulatory crackdown

“The public is leery of genetic engineering of animals, in particular,” says Jennifer Kuzma, a social scientist at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Jan 20, 2017

NC researchers hope special solar cells can help greenhouses generate energy

Now researchers from N.C. State University and UNC Chapel Hill are trying to change that by developing greenhouses that generate their own solar power.