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2011-01-20 07:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As our country observes National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January, a growing number of public health experts are working to stamp out this preventable disease - state by state - once and for all.

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2010-12-02 14:09:55

New research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill investigating the effect of temperature on extremely slow chemical reactions suggests that the time required for evolution on a warm earth is shorter than critics might expect.

2010-12-01 00:41:12

EBSCO Discovery Service™ Selected New “One Search” Service Bringing Together Resources with Easy Linking Capabilities Ipswich, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 30, 2010 The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) as the basis for One Search, the library’s single search experience.

2010-11-23 00:01:32

Dr. Gregory Carroll has been honored for his work on an award-winning online course in Music Appreciation. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 The UNCG Division of Continual Learning today announced that Dr.

2010-11-15 12:12:44

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have demonstrated that the gene mutated in cystic fibrosis not only controls traffic on the chloride highway, but also keeps the sodium highway from being overused.

2010-10-28 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bernice Duffy Johnson, of Durham, North Carolina, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. ABOUT DR. BERNICE DUFFY JOHNSON Dr.

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2010-10-26 14:52:45

The study found that the cutoffs used by such infertility tests, which measure levels of a molecule called follicle stimulating hormone or FSH, label many women as infertile who actually go on to have children naturally.

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2010-10-19 09:25:00

Viagra, the famous little blue pill that millions of men use for erectile dysfunction, and originally developed to help ailing hearts, may now also help treat heart symptoms of muscular dystrophy.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.