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Nov 17, 2017

Want to be a teacher? These 5 NC colleges were chosen for new teaching fellows program

NCSU’s education dean, Mary Ann Danowitz, said her university’s College of Education is a perfect fit for the new program. “We are North Carolina’s largest producer of STEM educators, and the teachers we graduate are among the most effective in […]

Nov 17, 2017

Genetically Engineering the Natural World, it Turns Out, Could Be a Disaster

“This is part of an ongoing conversation about the balances of risk and benefits of gene drive technology,” said Jason Delborne, a scientist who works on gene drives at North Carolina State University who was not involved in the recent […]

Nov 17, 2017

Leah Sobsey: The States Project: North Carolina

I received grants from the US National Park Service and collaborated with scientists at Duke and North Carolina State to access various science and natural history collections.

Nov 17, 2017

CRISPR/Cas3 Platform Developer Locus Biosciences Raises $19M in Series A Financing

A spinout of North Carolina State University (NCSU) founded in 2015, Locus Biosciences designs and creates novel CRISPR RNAs or “smart bombs” designed to kill antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” by irreversibly destroying the bacterial DNA.

Nov 17, 2017

New Model Warns About CRISPR Gene Drives in the Wild

Among those who disagree with their assessment is Jason Delborne, one of the authors of the 2016 report and a professor of science, policy and society at North Carolina State University.

Nov 17, 2017

Wild robots could replace vanishing species, says Robotanica curator

These include Delfly, a robotic dragonfly developed by students at TU Delft, and insect cyborgs developed at North Carolina State University that involve putting microchips and sensors on living coachroaches, turning them into “biobots”.

Nov 17, 2017

Wireless Charging Market Foreseen To Accrue Over 24.5 Billion With A CAGR of 32.56% By Forecast 2023

Recently, some researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a system that can simultaneously deliver watts of power and transmit data at rates high enough to stream video over the same wireless connection.

Nov 17, 2017

Researchers find diffusion plays unusual signaling role in Drosophila embryos

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that diffusion plays an unexpected role in cell differentiation during the early stages of development in the embryos of Drosophila, or fruit flies.

Nov 17, 2017

It’s 10 AM. Do You Know How Many Bots Have Influenced You Today?

The trio had gone to high school together, then college at North Carolina State, and were now each doing their own things. He pitched them on teaming up to create a bot-fighting solution.

Nov 17, 2017

‘Gene Drives’ Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists Say

“That’s not a question for scientists to answer on their own,” said Jason A. Delborne, a social scientist at North Carolina State University and a member of the N.A.S. gene drive committee.