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2010-03-11 10:51:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina in Pembroke, N.C. has contracted with Waypoint Outcomes, a provider of customized Web-based academic assessment and analysis technologies, to assist the university in reaching its goal of improving student writing capabilities.

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2010-03-09 10:00:00

Taxing fast food, carbonated soda, and other high-calorie consumables could help lower the average American's daily caloric consumption and lower the nation's obesity rates.

2010-02-09 10:36:00

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2010-02-05 08:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) welcomes its sixth class of Log21 participants on February 14th and is excited to have IDB's own Ambassador David Litt (Ret.) as a featured speaker. Amb.

2010-02-02 10:53:24

The research, published online Jan. 31, 2010, in the journal Nature Genetics, presents the first high-resolution atlas of these regulatory elements in the most studied cell type for treatment and prevention of type II diabetes.

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2010-01-04 10:56:54

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered that a single atom – a calcium, in fact – can control how bacteria walk.

2009-11-10 18:25:18

Living with pain is stressful, but a surprisingly short investment of time in mental training can help you cope.

2009-11-04 09:27:32

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco have developed and experimentally tested a technique to predict new target diseases for existing drugs.

2009-10-27 10:44:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since its launch in 2001, North Carolina's college access web portal CFNC.org has continually grown its user base while at the same time streamlining the college application process for students and counselors.


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