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2015-03-02 08:28:25

MATTHEWS, N.C., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in three years, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh again ranks as the State's most visited historic attraction. The

2010-04-12 09:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced support for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' new Nature Research Center, currently under construction in Raleigh, through a $250,000 Environmental Grant from the Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation.

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2008-06-06 13:25:00

Scientists who dig dinosaurs in Eastern Montana will now be able to chemically analyze fossils the same day they're excavated and before degrading begins.

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2008-05-19 09:35:00

Largely unexplored deep-sea coral reefs, some perhaps hundreds of thousands of years old, off the coast of the southeastern U.S. are not only larger than expected but also home to commercially valuable fish populations and many newly discovered and unusual species.


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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.