Can Genetic Engineering Save Disappearing Forests?
Forests in the US face many threats: climate change, invasive species, pests and pathogens. Could genetically engineering trees make these plants more resilient?
Kudos to Kuzma: Distinguished Professor Named AAAS Fellow
Jennifer Kuzma, Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences, has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
‘Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education’
NC State’s AgBioFEWS program to blend natural and social sciences to train next-generation problem-solvers in agricultural biotechnology.
Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators
NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear river watershed.
What Happens If We Run Out? Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
How can we slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides? NC State researchers say large-scale studies are needed to test new strategies.
New Tool Can Help Policymakers Prioritize Information Needs for Synthetic Biology Tech
Researchers have developed a model that can be used to assess emerging synthetic biology products to determine what needs to be done to inform future policies.
NC State Receives DARPA Funding to Develop, Test Gene Drive System
North Carolina State University researchers have received funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and test a system that would reduce populations of invasive mice on islands to help conserve threatened seabird populations.