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Posts tagged “NCSU”

6:54 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Summit showcase: NCSU reaping big harvest in agbio research

Agbio Agriculture research at N.C. State highlights the AgBio Summit with developments spanning robots and drones to honey bees and fish. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports exclusively for our Insiders.

Updated 7:58 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock AgBio keynote: Only a 'green revolution' can prevent global food crisis

Joel Bourne, Jr., an award-winning reporter for National Geographic and a graduate of N.C. State, warns at the AgBio Summit that time is running out to prevent a food crisis by the year 2030. Food production must double but solutions are "on the shelf," he says. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the in-depth report for our Insider subscribers.

Joel Bourne warns of global hunger threat Joel Bourne warns of global hunger threat

Updated 8:07 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Population bomb: 'The mother of all wicked problems'

Feeding a world population the United Nations estimates will hit 9 billion by 2050 is only one of the social problems caused by an increasing number of people, the director of of the US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture tells the AgBio Summit in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports the details for our Insiders.

Talking population problems at AgBio Summit Talking population problems at AgBio Summit

Updated 3:11 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock AgBio Summit food fight: Debating mandatory labeling of GMO products

Should the government make labeling food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) mandatory? Both sides have their say at the opening day of the AgBio Summit in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports exclusively for our Insiders.

Washington Post's Tamar Haspel moderates GMO debate Washington Post's Tamar Haspel moderates GMO debate

6:39 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Just call North Carolina 'the Mecca, the hub for agbio'

Agbio As NC State prepares to host the AGBIO Summit, the dean of the university's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences says the event will help showcase North Carolina as the "Mecca, the hub for agio." The theme of the event: Feeding a world of 9 billion people in 2050. And action is required, reports WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer.

Updated November 14

Despite pause, AT&T to 'continue working' with NC Next Generation Network

North Carolina AT&T President Venessa Harrison says the company will "continue working" with the ultra-fast North Carolina Next Generation Network project even though the telecommunications giant has put a "pause" on fiber projects. NCNGN also reaffirms its commitment to AT&T.

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Updated November 12

Duke No. 1, UNC 12, NCSU 54 in MBA ranking; Yahoo's $640M buy; AT&T drops 4G in-flight 4G; Cisco earnings due; Microsoft drops Nokia name

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Duke rules the roost in MBA rankings but UNC and NCSU rise, too; Yahoo buys BrightRoll for $640M; AT&T drops plans for in-flight 4G; Cisco earnings are due today; and Microsoft drops Nokia name from phones.

November 10

#WTWTrends for Monday: Obama on net neutrality, Arcametrics, IBM, farming and #ISUM14 Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 27

Premium Lock NC State researchers explore science between personal privacy, national security

The intelligence landscape continues to change and remains under great scrutiny. A multidisciplinary team of researchers at NC State University is exploring these issues, with the goal of educating the public about national security while also helping to develop a new generation of intelligence professionals.

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October 24

Triangle entrepreneur survey finds mix of optimism and worry

Startups  If you're not an optimist, then you're not an entrepreneur. You have to believe you will succeed - or why try? But at the same time the best entrepreneurs are realists, acknowledging challenges and preparing to overcome them. So a new survey of Triangle entrepreneurs from NCSU is a mix of dreams and reality. Which means this is a valid survey.

Updated October 21

Premium Lock Exclusive: Fresh off academic triple crown, DeSimone focuses on new startup

Dr. Joseph DeSimone's academic resume just keeps getting more impressive. So, too, does his entrepreneurial record. In an exclusive Q&A, the inventor-entrepreneur-academic talks about his new 3D printing technology venture in Silicon Valley and Monday's announcement that he is now part of the Institute of Medicine as well as academia's other big two (Engineering, Sciences). As DeSimone signs every email: "La vita e bella."

Dr. Joseph DeSimone, left, shares a good moment with his group Dr. Joseph DeSimone, left, shares a good moment with his group

Updated October 20

Premium Lock DeSimone launches 3D print venture in Valley, earns another honor

Dr. Joseph DeSimone, the serial entrepreneur and world-class researcher at NCSU and UNC-Chapel Hill, is launching a new 3D printing venture in Silicon Valley. But he also keeps adding honors, the newest one being election to the Institute of Medicine.

Joseph DeSimone  Joseph DeSimone

October 17

Premium Lock Why Terri Lomax is leaving NCSU for RTI - in her own words

In an exclusive Q&A with WRAL TechWire, Dr. Terri Lomax of N.C. State, explains why she is joining the management team at RTI International. But she will remain involved with "InnovateRaleigh." Our Insider subscribers get access to every word.

How will you help innovate? How will you help innovate?

Updated October 17

Premium Lock RTI hires NCSU's Terri Lomax to lead discovery; chancellor praises her

Dr. Terri Lomax, a vice chancellor at NCSU and a leading proponent of entrepreneurial efforts in the Triangle, is joining RTI International as vice president for discovery, science and technology.

Dr. Terri Lomax  Dr. Terri Lomax

Updated October 14

Premium Lock NCSU Nobel Laureate: 'We have to reduce greenhouse gases'

Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, a graduate of N.C. State's Industrial & Systems Engineering school, returned recently to his alma mater to deliver a speech about the dangers of global warming. Pachauri says mitigation is required and it must be a global effort.

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Updated October 9

Premium Lock New report: 'Clean economy rising' in N.C., driven by solar

A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says North Carolina "has emerged as a clean energy leader" in the southeast. The state ranks third in new renewable energy capacity, third in private investments and eighth in energy- and environment-related jobs, according to Pew, which is issuing the report Thursday at N.C. State. Driving the growth is the state's solar industry.

N.C.'s growing clean energy economy N.C.'s growing clean energy economy

Updated October 2

Premium Lock Enough with 'tastes like chicken' jokes: Durham firm is serious about feeding world

For more than 15 years, the father-son team that created technology which help turn chicken feathers into chicken feed have heard all the chicken jokes there are. You know, turning chicken droppings into ... well, whatever. But BRI International is serious about feeding the world, and a new product as well as a new distributor program just help make that dream a reality. Oh, BRI also is hiring. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the exclusive story.

September 29

Premium Lock Trending this weekend: #WTWTrends, Bash and Shellshock, NCSUvsFSU and more

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news from this past weekend as curated by @WRALTechWire.

September 22

Premium Lock First-person: I skipped law school and a publishing career to start a company

Suzanne Matthews, a correspondent for ExitEvent, writes about reaching her decision to become an entrepreneur and launch a company. "The universe said I was there to discover my dream," she writes after signing up for a class on entrepreneurship at N.C. State.

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September 11

Premium Lock Agriculture, biotech leaders to gather at NCSU for food 'summit'

AgBiotech Summit Food and agricultural experts from around the nation will join North Carolina peers at the McKimmon Conference Center in Raleigh Nov. 18 and 19 for a wide-ranging discussion of technologies and policies affecting food production.

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