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2010-05-24 15:23:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teams from six colleges and universities across the country have qualified as finalists in the 2010 Juicy Ideas Collegiate Competition, a national contest designed to engage young adults in entrepreneurism and encourage innovation and creativity. The competition challenged students to create a software application that uses publicly available data to benefit their community. It was organized by Advantage West, the economic development...

2010-04-22 13:21:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation announced that it has awarded $25,000 grants to nine nonprofits this year, around the state to support activities that establish or expand programs that further science, education and health in local communities. Today's announcement brings 59 nonprofits under the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Ribbon of Hope program since 2008. The GlaxoSmithKline Ribbon of Hope...

2009-12-10 09:00:00

MILFORD, Mass., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) announced today that it is partnering with the NC BioNetwork Pharmaceutical Center, and their new Analytical Training Lab, in Winston-Salem, NC, to educate and train students and workers in the life sciences, including those entering the state's burgeoning biopharmaceutical industry. The Pharmaceutical Center, which is a collaborative effort between Forsyth Technical Community College, Guilford Technical...

2008-09-21 09:00:28

DARE COUNTY | Dare County will unveil and demonstrate its new glass crusher at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Public Works Facility at 1018 Driftwood Drive in Manteo. The glass crusher eliminates the costs of transporting bottles to re cycling companies and will save the county about $30,000 a year. The crushed glass will be available free to Dare County residents to use for paths and gardens. The public is invited to attend the event and a luncheon, followed by a tour of the facility....

2008-06-26 15:02:57

By Tiffany Shirley, News-Topic, Lenoir, N.C. Jun. 26--A commitment to students and education in Caldwell County âⓚÂ" that's what the new Caldwell Early College High School multipurpose facility symbolizes. Beyond that, the nearly completed building represents a great deal of planning and a close collaboration between three Caldwell County governing entities. Construction on the...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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