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2010-05-21 10:12:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program (DAELP) recognized its seventh class of graduates on May 20, 2010 at The Kenan Institute, on the University of North Carolina Campus in Chapel Hill, NC. Major General Kevin A.

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2010-05-04 07:40:00

NASA will send two astronauts, a veteran undersea engineer and an experienced scientist into the ocean depths off Florida's east coast this month to test exploration concepts and learn more about working in an unforgiving, treacherous environment.

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2010-05-04 07:00:34

Women under the age of 40 who have a mammogram are far more likely to receive a "false positive" than to actually discover that they have breast cancer.

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2010-04-27 08:34:20

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have identified a molecular marker of pancreatic cancer that may help spot the disease at its earliest stages, when it can be treated more successfully with surgery.

2010-04-20 08:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program (DAELP) is an executive development program for commanders and senior civilian leaders primarily serving within the United States Army's Depot and Arsenal facilities.

2010-04-15 08:19:08

Some of us need regular amounts of coffee or other chemical enhancers to make us cognitively sharper.

2010-04-12 04:04:00

COLUMBIA, South Carolina, April 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Collexis Expert Community Will Link Over 5,000 Researchers From the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University Based on Elsevier's Scopus Database Collexis Holdings, Inc., a leading developer of semantic technology and knowledge discovery software, announced today that they have reached an agreement with the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University to link their...

2010-04-09 10:06:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- How did NASCAR evolve from moonshine running and dirt tracks to a billion dollar industry and the biggest spectator sport in the United States? A new book by Daniel S.

2010-03-25 15:10:00

Application Deadline Approaching Quickly RALEIGH, N.C., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation will send one middle-school aged boy and one middle-school aged girl to basketball camp this summer on full scholarships.

2010-03-15 12:28:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services and solutions in North Carolina, announced today CEO Ron Unger's participation in IMPACT Leadership Village (ILV), a living and learning community established by North Carolina State University's University Housing.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.