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Precision Nutrition Needed for Healthy Military Muscles

Read the original article by Allan Maurer from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Eat colorful meals and make sure you get enough choline. That’s the key advice two nutrition experts offered during lunch at the Medical, BioMedical & BioDefense: Support the Warfighter symposium in Chapel Hill last week. The North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s Bio Defense […]

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FYI, Those Annoying Strings On Bananas Are Called Phloem Bundles

Read the original article from the Huffington Post. Leathery strings of death. Pull back the yellow peel of a banana, and there they are, haunting you. They run vertically along the fruit, demanding to be removed with precision. They dangle lifelessly from the flesh of ripe bananas, but cling mercilessly to those that are less […]

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From Concord Native to Scientist: Grant Canipe Shares His Journey with A.L. Brown Students

Grant Canipe didn’t always know that he wanted to be a scientist. His revelation came one day at Concord’s Northwest Cabarrus High School when a Duke University student came to Canipe’s AP biology class to discuss research and plans for graduate school. Canipe found himself inspired by that student’s experience so much that he himself […]

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Pineapple Pit-Stop Smoothie

Ingredients: 2 cups DOLE® Pineapple 1 cup DOLE Baby Spinach 1 DOLE Banana 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup ice 1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon Directions: Combine pineapple, spinach, banana, almond milk, ice and cinnamon in blender. Cover; blend until smooth. Recipe credit: Dole, Chef Mark Allison

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Plant Chat with Dole Chef Mark Allison

Read the original interview on the Plant-Powered Dietician Blog. Welcome Mark Allison on my Plant Chat today! Mark is a chef, educator, author, and motivator of healthy eating; dedicated to empowering the world community to live a full and healthy life one meal at a time. Mark is Director of Culinary Nutrition for the Dole […]

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Three-Year Collaborative Partnership between Catawba College and NCRC Cranks Up

Read the original article from Catawba College. A three-year partnership between Catawba College’s Ketner School of Business and the Kannapolis-based North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) produced its first fruits in early May. That’s when students from a Catawba Information Systems class delivered the first phase of a searchable database they spent the spring semester developing […]

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Can’t Resist Some Foods? It’s Not Your Fault

Read the original article by Martha Rosenberg from OpEdNews. Have you noticed the overpowering something-in-the-oven smell that wafts up when you walk past a Subway? Mark Christiano, Subway’s Global Baking Technologist, insists the aroma is not pumped outside to entice passers-by but adds that the bread recipe is “proprietary.” The truth is in the war […]

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Leading blueberry and cranberry researchers convene in Kannapolis

Read the original article by Deirdre Smith from the Salisbury Post. KANNAPOLIS — Around the table were a plant physiologist, a bioinformatist, a breeder, an economist and a post-harvest physiologist, among others. A multidisciplinary force and a collaborative spirit were driving the discussions at the N.C. Research Campus on April 24 and 25 when an international group […]

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University of North Carolina Introduces New Core Merging Nutrition and Genetics

The University of North Carolina Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC) introduces the new Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics (NGx) Core. Located in the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) on the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, NGx has been created to assist investigators in conducting studies that lead to a better understanding of the impacts lifestyle and […]

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NCRC Science Stop is a New Addition at Jiggy with a Piggy

Kannapolis, NC- The annual Jiggy with a Piggy Festival is this weekend in downtown Kannapolis. Scientists and staff from the research centers at the NC Research Campus are joining the fun on Saturday, May 6 from 10 am to 2 pm at the NCRC Science stop. Children and their families will find the Science Stop […]

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Duke, DCRI partner with Boehringer Ingelheim on new COPD study

Read the original article on Triangle Business Journal. Duke University’s MURDOCK Study and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) will collaborate with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals on a new chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) study. Based in Kannapolis, MURDOCK stands for the Measurement to Understand the Reclassification of Disease of Cabarrus/Kannapolis. The new study will involve following […]

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Leaders meet with Kannapolis, Research Campus, RCCC

As published in the Salisbury Post. International and national business leaders with the Global Vision Leaders group met in Kannapolis on Thursday, hosted by the city, the North Carolina Research Campus and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Global Vision is focused on developing business opportunities for the state of North Carolina.  Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant addressed the group. […]

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Porridge vs. Oatmeal: Comparison of How They Are Made and Health Benefits

View the original post from foods4betterhealth.com. Porridge is a mixture of any grain, cereal, or legume boiled in water, milk, or broth. It is served hot and made from a variety of cereals such as oats, maize, rice, corn, wheat, and barley. Oatmeal is a type of porridge made from ground, rolled, or flattened oats. Let’s […]

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RCCC in Kannapolis: New tech center on the way, cosmetology center moving

KANNAPOLIS — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees, staff and faculty recently gathered with North Carolina Research Campus representatives, the mayor of Kannapolis and community members to discuss the future of Kannapolis. “We are very proud of our relationship with the city of Kannapolis and the North Carolina Research Campus,” said Dr. Carol S. […]

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Study launched to better understand real-world impact and progression of COPD

Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University’s MURDOCK Study and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Launch Innovative Clinical Research Study KANNAPOLIS, N.C. and RIDGEFIELD, Conn.—April 7, 2017—Duke University’s MURDOCK Study, the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today the launch of a new collaborative research effort to closely follow 850 people living with […]

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Red Cabbage vs Power Blueberries

By Caryn Rabin. Read the original aritcle on The Straits Times. Q: How does red cabbage compare to blueberries, nutritionally speaking? A: Red cabbage is a low-calorie food that is a good source of vitamins. But if you are looking for a big infusion of the potent antioxidants that blueberries are famous for, “you’re not […]

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Klear Optix Launches at the NC Research Campus

New startup joins the NC Research Campus leasing laboratory and office space in the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building. Kannapolis, NC- Phones are smart. Homes are getting smarter. Clothes are gaining intelligence too. So why not smarter contact lenses that can monitor health, help with healing or even dispense medicine? For contact lenses to […]

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Shengmin Sang of NCA&T Wins Innovation for Impact Grand Prize

By Barry Teater, NCBiotech Writer. Research to prevent colon cancer by pairing the classic wonder drug aspirin with an active ingredient in ginger has earned a Greensboro scientist a statewide honor that carries an $11,000 reward. Shengmin Sang, Ph.D., associate professor with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro,was awarded the inaugural Innovation […]

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NCA&T’s Shengmin Sang Reaping Research Rewards

By Mindy Hamlin, NCBiotech Writer. Read the original article on the NC Biotech Center website. It has been a good run lately for Shengmin Sang, Ph.D. Sang, associate professor and lead scientist in the Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies ​at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University labs in Kannapolis, was awarded the inaugural […]

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When is the best time to eat a banana?

Read the original article by by Alessandra Potenza from The Verge. I don’t consider myself a picky eater, but there are certain things I just can’t swallow. Raw celery, for example, or cilantro. Another one is ripe bananas. When bananas turn bright yellow or start having those hideous brown spots, forget it. I have to […]

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