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Sep 18, 2020
Industrial Hemp: A More Sustainable Option for the Hygiene Industry
Researchers at NC State’s College of Natural Resources are using industrial hemp to develop tissue paper and other pro
Mar 30, 2020
Antimicrobial Tissue Paper Could Help Fight the Spread of COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases
NC State researchers have developed a new tool that could someday help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases: antimicrobial tissue paper.
Jul 29, 2020
Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Supports Six Promising Projects
This year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund winners are working toward safer treatments for human and animal health, novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel.
Mar 24, 2020
Artificial Intelligence: A Game Changer for the Chemical Manufacturing Industry
A growing number of chemical manufacturers are exploring the use of artificial intelligence to cut greenhouse gas emissions and improve the energy efficiency of their operations.