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2014-04-10 00:22:28

RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finish line to offer more North Carolinians a fiber broadband network capable of speeds up to 1 gigabit per second is within sight. AT&T* is in advanced discussions with the North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) to deliver AT&T U-verse with GigaPower(SM) to parts of the Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions. NCNGN is a regional initiative focused on stimulating the deployment of next generation networks to North Carolina....

Organic Solar Cells More Productive With Molecules Face-to-Face
2014-04-08 13:25:29

Tracey Peake, North Carolina State University New research from North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill reveals that energy is transferred more efficiently inside of complex, three-dimensional organic solar cells when the donor molecules align face-on, rather than edge-on, relative to the acceptor. This finding may aid in the design and manufacture of more efficient and economically viable organic solar cell technology. Organic solar cell efficiency depends upon the ease...

2014-03-28 16:21:52

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, athletics took center stage. Six student-athletes stepped forward to share their day-in-the-life experiences, and Chancellor Carol L. Folt outlined six areas in which the University plans to better serve student-athletes moving forward. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140328/CG93409 "Shaping what it means to be a truly great research...

2014-03-27 23:24:04

Recent test and study results from N.C. Department of Public Instruction and UNC’s Education Policy Initiative highlight importance of teacher training and selection. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, is proud to report that recent findings demonstrate the continuing effectiveness of its Cultural Exchange Teachers in North Carolina classrooms. Earlier this year, VIF shared inspiring...

2014-03-27 08:35:19

Robust antitumor activity of G1's novel CDK4/6 inhibitors to be highlighted in poster on April 7 CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G1 Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery and development of novel small molecules for use in cancer therapy and biodefense applications, today announced that it will reveal new data on its novel, potent and selective cyclin-dependent kinases 4 and 6 (CDK4/6) inhibitors during a poster...

2014-03-20 23:25:07

Latest toolkit helps K-12 teachers integrate global project-based inquiry into their classrooms while teaching students about the world’s water. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Thursday that its integrated learning platform for teacher professional development and curriculum released a guide for building global project-based lessons. This toolkit, inspired by World Water...

2014-02-28 23:20:53

K-12 teachers and students demonstrate global competency with VIF’s indicators. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Friday the release of its global competence indicators, a guide to integrating global awareness into classroom practices and assessing student progress in global learning. These indicators, developed by curriculum experts at VIF, are the foundation of the...

2014-02-28 14:07:10

Low-molecular-weight heparin is commonly used in surgeries to prevent dangerous blood clots. But when patients experience the other extreme – uncontrolled bleeding – in response to low-molecular-weight heparin, there is no antidote. Now researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have created a synthetic form of low-molecular-weight heparin that can be reversed if things go wrong and would be safer for patients with poor kidney...

2014-02-18 23:23:54

K-12 teachers are invited to participate in the Global Educator Awards program for a chance to win travel vouchers, digital badges and recognition in the international education community. Chapel Hill, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, proudly announced Tuesday that it is now accepting applications for the 2014 Global Educator Awards. This awards program recognizes teachers who...

2014-02-02 23:01:36

A residential facility for homeless women and children will be getting an extreme makeover by Legacy Center's NC147 leadership team. In only two days, the facility will get an upgraded kitchen, children's playroom and pamper day for the residents. Chapel Hill, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 HomeStart Residential Facility for Homeless Women and Children in Chapel Hill, NC is receiving a complete transformation of their kitchen and playroom. Legacy Center's NC 147...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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