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2009-01-21 07:10:00

What would you do if you learned that some of your favorite foods turned out to be counterfeit?

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2008-12-30 16:05:00

Researchers have discovered that grazing animals such as deer and rabbits are actually helping to spread plant disease.

2008-12-23 09:11:18

First Such Tool Will Help Spur Prevention Efforts, Says New Study by Weill Cornell Medical College and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2008-12-02 13:28:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students interested in nursing careers can apply for a scholarship/loan through the N.C. Nurse Scholars Program (NSP) for the 2009-10 academic year at the college information site, CFNC.org.

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2008-12-01 14:02:49

Older adults who exercise regularly show increased cerebral blood flow and a greater number of small blood vessels in the brain, according to findings presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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2008-11-26 09:22:02

The coronavirus (SARS-CoV) that sickened more than 8,000 people – and killed nearly 800 of them – may have originated in bats, but the actual animal source is not known.

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2008-11-12 13:12:21

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that text messaging could be used to reduce children’s chances of becoming overweight or obese later in life, by helping them monitor and modify their own behaviors now.

2008-10-20 12:00:31

KANNAPOLIS, N.C., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Academia, science, industry and government leaders gathered in Kannapolis, Monday, October 20th at 10 AM at the Dedication and Open House celebration for the David H.

2008-09-16 12:00:50

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is leading a clinical trial to compare Web-assisted therapy and face-to-face group therapy for bulimia nervosa. Principal investigator Cynthia M.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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