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2010-07-21 10:33:18

It’s hot out right now, but new research from North Carolina State University will help us know what to expect when the weather turns cold.

2010-07-13 18:32:00

A college quarterback coming into the locker room with a dislocated shoulder wouldn’t care whether the athletic trainer taking care of him is male or female — or would he?

2010-07-13 17:41:44

New research from North Carolina State University shows that an increase in professional business practices such as outsourcing, hiring temporary workers and focusing on project-based teams is having a detrimental effect on workers and likely poses long-term problems for employers.

2010-07-12 13:40:35

Large-scale computer hosting infrastructures offer a variety of services to computer users, including cloud computing – which offers users access to powerful computers and software applications hosted by remote groups of servers.

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2010-07-06 11:17:10

Research from North Carolina State University offers a new means of determining the sex of skeletal human remains – an advance that may have significant impacts in the wake of disasters, the studying of ancient remains and the criminal justice system.

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2010-06-30 14:23:01

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a more efficient technique for producing biofuels from woody plants that significantly reduces the waste that results from conventional biofuel production techniques.

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2010-06-30 12:20:00

Many people believe that getting older means losing a mental edge, leading to poor decision-making.

2010-06-29 08:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) will be conducting the fourth offering of its Life Cycle Executive Leadership Program (LCELP) July 18-23 in Chapel Hill, NC.

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2010-06-08 10:50:00

How safe is the food we get from restaurants, cafeterias and other food-service providers?

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2010-06-02 09:47:27

The concept of a wind-powered vehicle that can be used to explore the surface of Mars – a so-called “tumbleweed rover” that would roll over the surface of Mars like a tumbleweed – has been around for more than 10 years, but so far there has been no consensus on exactly what that vehicle should look like.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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