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2010-08-23 08:13:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) launched a new partnership with Zipcar Inc., providing the campus with access to the world's leading car-sharing service.

2010-08-19 13:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Carolinas will no longer pursue a plan to place up to three demonstration wind turbines in the Pamlico Sound.

2010-07-21 18:20:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will name its new arts center in downtown Winston-Salem "Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts" in honor of its current President and CEO. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100721/CL38949 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100721/CL38949 ) Tonya Deem, Arts Council chair, said, "The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has been fortunate to have Milton Rhodes serve...

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2010-06-22 10:06:04

A new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine suggests that a shift in the balance between the “good” bacteria and the “bad” bacteria that populate our gut could be a harbinger of colon cancer.

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2010-06-21 10:25:00

UNC researchers are the first to identify brain abnormalities in children at high risk for schizophrenia shortly after birth.

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.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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