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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.

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.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.