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FFAR Awards $1 Million Grant to Improve Health through Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

Read the original article from the Plants for Human Health Institute. The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit established in the 2014 Farm Bill with bipartisan congressional support, awarded a $1 million Seeding Solutions grant to North Carolina State University, where researchers will study the micronutrients and bioactive phytochemicals provided by fruits […]

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Community partnerships build school gardens in Cabarrus County

Read the original article from the Independent Tribune. School gardens in Cabarrus County will soon be overflowing with delicious and nutritious vegetables and herbs thanks to community collaboration between Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA), the Dole Food Company, Earth Fare, and the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute (NC State PHHI). The Cabarrus County School […]

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Why a Fly?

Read the original post by Alyssa LaFaro from the UNC NRI or UNC Chapel Hill’s Endeavors. The genome of a fruit fly is strikingly similar to that of a human — so much so that scientists have been studying these tiny insects for over 100 years, in search of treatments for diseases like spinal muscular […]

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Why You Should Always Eat The Weird Strings On Your Banana

Read the original article by R.J. Wilson via Healthy Way. If you can stomach them, you’ll probably want to start eating them. Here’s why. What’s not to love? [Bananas are] technically berries, they come with their own carrying case, they have a large window for ripeness, you can buy them year-round for a low price, […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Breaks Ground on New Advanced Technology Center

New Advanced Technology Center (ATC) Coming to the Kannapolis North Carolina Research Campus in 2019 KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has officially broken ground on a new Advanced Technology Center (ATC) at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis on January 22 with the site of the new Advanced Technology Center in the background. The groundbreaking […]

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NCRC Hosts a “Taste of Science” for Cabarrus Big Brothers and Big Sisters

NCRC Hosts a “Taste of Science” for Cabarrus Big Brothers and Big Sisters Saturday, January 27 from 11 am to 1 pm, 40 children ages 8 to 12 will visit the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis for “A Taste of Science.” They will join several NCRC partners in the first floor of the David […]

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BEAT THE ODDS – 3 REASONS TO KEEP YOUR HEALTHY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Resolving in 2018 to eat more nutritious foods, exercise and generally make your life healthier?

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Men Can Receive $300 for ASU Supplements Study

The Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus is looking for 130 men ages 40 to 70 years old who are interested in participating in a six week research study to test two nutritionally based supplements on their ability to counter age-related changes in muscle size, strength, serum testosterone levels, and […]

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DHMRI CLAS Earns Continued Full AAALACi Accreditation

The David H. Murdock Research Institute’s (DHMRI) Center for Laboratory Animal Sciences (CLAS) kicked off 2018 with continued full accreditation from the AAALAC International Council on Accreditation. AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. The triennial accreditation includes a thorough […]

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‘The year of opportunity’ in 2018 at RCCC

Read the original article from the Independent Tribune. 2018 will be the year of opportunity for you! Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, the Navigation Nation, has been planning ahead for new programs to serve our over 20,000 students in partnership with our counties, school systems, institutions and businesses. The private contributions raised through our foundation in the […]

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North Carolina A&T aspirin will heal the world

Read the original article by Lango Deen from US Black Engineer Information Technology. A food scientist with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded a patent for aspirin compounds that could be useful in treating or preventing colon cancer, heart disease, and other disorders. The patent could mean that more patients may […]

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Beat the Odds – 3 Reasons to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

Resolving in 2018 to eat more nutritious foods, exercise and generally make your life healthier? You are among about twenty percent of Americans vowing to do so. To help you be one of the nine percent of people who actually achieve their resolutions, scientists at the NC Research Campus share three of the top reasons […]

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Choline: The essential but forgotten nutrient

This article was originally published November 2, 2017 in The Seattle Times. by Carrie Dennent Special to The Seattle Times On Nutrition Perhaps it’s because you don’t see it on nutrition labels yet, but choline — an essential nutrient from conception through old age — tends to be tragically overlooked. According to data from the National Health […]

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10X Genomics Seeking Scientists Interested in Expanding the Boundaries of Genomics Technology

Read the original article from BioSpace. The David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) and 10X Genomics are seeking scientists interested in working with them to develop new and expanded protocols for the company’s Chromium Controller and Solutions. KANNAPOLIS, NC- Although primarily supported for human samples, scientists in the Genomics Laboratory at the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) […]

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Kannapolis’ AL Brown High School Wins the 5th Annual Cabarrus Chef Challenge

What is a “fresh” meal for the New Year? The 8 AL Brown High School students who just won the 5th Annual Cabarrus Chef Challenge suggests grilled zucchini and pepper salad with feta cheese, grilled chicken dressed in a citrus marinade on top of a grilled corn salad with onions, peppers and lime and a […]

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AL Brown Heads to Cabarrus Chef Challenge Finale Wednesday Night

Healthy holidays never tasted or smelled so good thanks to the creative ideas presented by AL Brown and Northwest Cabarrus high schools during the second round of the 5th Annual Cabarrus Chef Challenge, presented by Cabarrus Health Alliance. The team to advance to the finale on Wednesday, December 13 is AL Brown. They will face the […]

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Cox Mill High School Advances in Cabarrus Chef Challenge

After 10 minutes of planning and an hour of chopping, sautéing, mixing and boiling, the team to move forward in the 5th Annual Cabarrus Chef Challenge is Cox Mill High School. The Cox Mill team presented a healthy holiday meal of eight dishes that included a green salad with homemade balsamic vinaigrette, a Santa-designed fruit […]

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Annual Cabarrus Student Chef Challenge Heats Up Monday

Four Cabarrus County high schools go head-to-head next week in a Chopped-style competition to see who can make the healthiest and tastiest holiday meal. The prize includes donations to their schools’ culinary programs.   Students from four Cabarrus County high schools are competing December 11, 12 and 13 in the 5th Cabarrus Chef Challenge, presented […]

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$2 Million Golden LEAF Gift Bolsters N.C. Food Processing Innovation Center

Read the original article on the NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences website.  The N.C. Food Processing and Innovation Center received another round of support as the Golden LEAF Foundation issued a grant for $2.2 million to purchase equipment for NC State University’s Kannapolis facility. This grant follows the Oct. 26, 2017 affirmative […]

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Dole Hopes Its Banana Cake Offer Holds Royal Appeal

World’s largest banana provider promises to send its “top banana” chef to bake wedding cake for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Produce company will celebrate royal engagement with special banana memes WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2017) – The world’s largest banana provider congratulates the royal couple and is celebrating the possibility of England’s first banana-friendly royal […]

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