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May 26, 2015

Industry Icon Blanton Whitmire Dies

Blanton Whitmire,  the developer of the innovative “crack and crevice” aerosol technology which revolutionized the pest control industry worldwide, died on Sunday. A huge proponent of education, Blanton established the Blanton J. Whitmire Distinguished Professor of Structural […] 

May 27, 2015

Sometimes You 3D Print a Nut, Sometimes You Don’t …

NC State professor is on the front lines of helping the first generation to be trained using 3D printing in school. Tyler Bletsch, computer science-engineering, featured. 

May 27, 2015

EnergySage NC marketplace aids in solar decisions

NC State’s NC Clean Energy Technology Center and EnergySage have partnered to help consumers and businesses make well-informed and profitable decisions about solar energy adoption, enabling quick research and comparison of solar options and obtaining multiple price […] 

May 27, 2015

Teams walk their way to success

With all the health benefits of physical activity, it is no surprise that experts have determined there are also health costs associated with inactivity. According to NC State research, the cost estimate for inactivity is […] 

May 27, 2015

Pest developing resistance to phased out variety of GMO Bt corn …

A new study from NC State and Clemson University finds the toxin in a widely used genetically modified (GM) crop is having little impact on the crop pest corn earworm (Helicoverpa zea) — which is […] 

May 27, 2015

Study: Transgenic crop may not succeed at fighting off insect pests

A recent from NC State study and Clemson University found that the toxin in a widely used genetically modified crop is having little impact on Helicoverpa zea, a crop pest commonly called corn earworm. Dominic Reisig, […] 

May 27, 2015

Quiet Atlantic hurricane season forecast -US NOAA

The Atlantic hurricane season will be below-average this year due to cooler seas and a strong El Nino effect, with NC State experts predicting 4-6 named storms during the season. 

May 27, 2015

FACTBOX-Quiet Atlantic hurricane season forecast -U.S. NOAA

The Atlantic hurricane season will be below-average this year due to cooler seas and a strong El Nino effect, with NC State experts predicting 4-6 named storms during the season. 

May 27, 2015

Omens good for hurricane season

NC State experts forecast 4-6 named storms this hurricane season. 

May 27, 2015

UNC system drops 46 degree programs, consolidates …

The UNC system has decided to discontinue 46 academic degree programs and consolidate 10 others. Among the degree programs disappearing are NC State’s Africana studies and women’s and gender studies.