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2010-10-29 18:54:04

Republican claims of political corruption in North Carolina’s Democratic Party have made little impact on public opinion among potential voters in the state.

2010-07-02 15:53:00

HAMPTON, Va., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does farmland grow ideas that eventually take us to the moon? On Tuesday, July 6, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Michael Cobb, curator of the Hampton History Museum, presents "NACA and the Transformation of Hampton: From Log Canoes to Outer Space" at 2 p.m.

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2010-05-04 09:40:44

A new national survey on public attitudes toward medical applications and physical enhancements that rely on nanotechnology shows that support for the technology increases when the public is informed of the technology’s risks as well as its benefits – at least among those people who have heard of nanotechnology.

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2010-04-26 10:55:00

Two new studies from North Carolina State University show that young voters are not swayed by celebrity endorsements of political candidates – and sometimes voters like the candidate less as a result of receiving a celebrity’s endorsement.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.