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Sep 23, 2016

As a GMO Pillar Wobbles, Biotech Companies Promise New Insect-Killing Genes

For all the international furor over genetically modified food, or GMOs, the biotech industry has really only managed to put a few foreign genes into food crops. Fred Gould, agriculture & life sciences, featured.

Sep 23, 2016

Wearable Tech Efficiently Converts Body Heat to Electricity

NC State researchers have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics. Daryoosh Vashaee, engineering, featured.

Sep 23, 2016

As a GMO Pillar Wobbles, Biotech Companies Promise New Insect-Killing Genes

For all the international furor over genetically modified food, or GMOs, the biotech industry has really only managed to put a few foreign genes into food crops. Fred Gould, agriculture & life sciences, featured.

Sep 23, 2016

As a GMO Pillar Wobbles, Biotech Companies Promise New Insect-Killing Genes

For all the international furor over genetically modified food, or GMOs, the biotech industry has really only managed to put a few foreign genes into food crops. Fred Gould, agriculture & life sciences, featured.

Sep 22, 2016

Applications of Virtual Reality Help Government Tackle Public Health Issues

An NC State food science expert is using virtual reality technology to develop better food-handling practices in manufacturing, bringing the factory itself inside the classroom. Clint Stevenson, agriculture & life sciences, featured.

Sep 22, 2016

Wide-Bandgap Boosts EVs

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) set a goal for electric vehicle inverters to be boosted from 4.1 kW/L to 13.4 kW/L by 2020. By using wide-bandgap materials, NC State researchers have achieved the more-than-tripled performance and has […]

Sep 22, 2016

‘West Wing’ Cast Stumps for Hillary: Can Celebrities Help?

According to an NC State political scientist, having celebrity friends and allies does not necessarily translate into political clout. Michael Cobb, humanities & social sciences, featured.

Sep 22, 2016

‘West Wing’ Cast Stumps for Hillary: Can Celebrities Help?

According to an NC State political scientist, having celebrity friends and allies does not necessarily translate into political clout. Michael Cobb, humanities & social sciences, featured.

Sep 22, 2016

Body charger

Who needs batteries when you’re wearing a T-shirt? A team of NC State researchers have designed a skin patch that turns body heat into electricity to power wearable devices. By using the difference in temperature between your body and the […]

Sep 22, 2016

To Save the Woodrat, Conservationists Have to Deal With an Invasive Species First: House Cats

A trio of determined optimists—a refuge director, an octogenarian volunteer and an ecology researcher—may be all that stands between the Key Largo woodrat and oblivion. Mike Cove, agriculture & life sciences, featured.