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NCSU Cluster hiring effort reported on in “The Chronicle of Higher Education”

This article describes the process and some outcomes of the NCSU's Chancellor's Faculty Excellence P...

CRISPR explained…. The newest and most efficient gene editing technique could become used for heritable gene therapy

CRISPR  technology, hailed by the journal, Science, as the breakthrough of the year evolved in bact...

De-extinction pros and cons…and where it may lead

Is bringing back long-loved animals the gateway to other forms of synthetic biology? {Hillis ment...

Jonathan Foley explains why he is neutral on the technology but not on its use

" I would urge GMO advocates to take a collective step back and think more holistically about GMO...

Engineering of heritable human traits?

Genetic abnormalities in mitochondrial genes impede conversion of food to energy. Experiments at Ore...

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GES Center co-sponsors GET Conference, May 27-29

The GES Center is co-sponsoring the 2nd Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies fro...

February 12th “Fooling the Nine Billion:Why We Need Good Food, Not More Food, and the Role of Land Grant Universities”

Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Time: 3:30 pm Location: North Carolina State University Club, 4...

February 24th Seminar “Feeding The World in 2050 Will Take Strong Leadership”

Dr. Ken Swartzel who spent nearly 10 year directing the APLU( Association of Public and Land Grant U...

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