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Oct 24, 2016

A Genetic ‘Chain Saw’ to Target Harmful DNA

About 10 years ago, Rodolphe Barrangou, a transplanted Frenchman with a Ph.D. in genomics from North Carolina State University, chose the obscure subject of his research to put on the license plate of his car: CRISPR.

Oct 24, 2016

Empowering Change Makers

One of the scholars that President Obama met with was Michaela Rikard, a biomedical engineering student at North Carolina State University.

Oct 24, 2016

Financial Stress Can Make You Look Older to Others

“The effect may have even been underestimated,” says Shevaun D. Neupert, an associate professor at North Carolina State University, who has done separate research on stress and aging.

Oct 21, 2016

A Beginner’s Guide to Worm Composting

Rhonda Sherman, an extension specialist at N.C. State University, holds a handful of worms from a worm bin in her two-acre Compost Learning Lab at the Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory.

Oct 21, 2016

Clicking ‘Like’ on the First Facebook War

Daniel Bolger, a retired Army three-star general who commanded in Afghanistan and Iraq, puts it more simply: “Sometimes the more you see,” the professor of military history at North Carolina State University says, “the less you understand.”

Oct 21, 2016

North Carolina Could Be The Most Interesting State This Election

“North Carolina is a microcosm of the divisions in the US electorate, but on steroids: The gap between white voters with and without college degrees is huge, the white to nonwhite gap is huge, and the rural-urban gap is huge,” […]

Oct 21, 2016

2D Materials Tuned to Dissipate Heat in Electronic Devices

To better understand the thermal conduction properties of 2D materials, a team of researchers from North Carolina State University (NC State), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UI) and the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) began experimenting with […]

Oct 21, 2016

The aftermath is a ‘nightmare’

As an organization, the cooperative extension serves as a part of North Carolina State University, disseminating research information and programs to the public.

Oct 21, 2016

Snakebites Are on The Rise, And These States Are The Riskiest

Copperheads bite more people than any other U.S. snake species, according to the North Carolina Cooperative Extension at North Carolina State University.

Oct 20, 2016

Conservationists, regulators dispute size of coal ash spill

The group asked Lonnie Leithold, a professor at N.C. State University who studies sediments, to examine a sample of the material it gathered.