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A little exercise goes a long way to prevent disease in children

December 16, 2013

Science Daily Studies conducted by the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C., show that when children increase their level of physical activity, they experience positive health benefits quickly. Benefits include less body fat, increased muscular strength and reduced risk factors for major diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease […]

For Kids, a Little Exercise Goes a Long Way Fast to Prevent Disease

September 20, 2013

    Studies by the Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus prove that when kids increase their level of physical activity, they experience positive health benefits quickly. Benefits like less body fat, increased muscular strength and reduced risk factors for major diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other metabolic […]

2013 BioMoto Pit Crew Challenge

March 02, 2013

                2012 Pit Crew Challenge Competitors Photo: NCBiotech Center/Chad Mitchell Photograph 2012 Pit Crew Challenge Competitors Photo: NCBiotech Center/Chad Mitchell Photograph – See more at: http://www.ncbiotech.org/event/2013-biomoto-pit-crew-challenge#sthash.ics4bjPf.dpuf Through a $300,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, middle school students from Cabarrus County, Kannapolis City, Richmond County, and Rowan-Salisbury Schools are taking […]

BioMoto STEM Challenge Kicks Off Second Season

October 24, 2012

By Jeremy Summers, NCBiotech Writer The best way to get kids interested in science and math is by connecting it with something they’re already interested in. There aren’t many children in North Carolina that aren’t fascinated by the high-speed thrills of NASCAR, which is what makes it the perfect way to get kids interested in […]

First BioMoto STEM Challenge A Winner

May 12, 2012

North Carolina Biotechnology Center Jennifer Woodford, Special to NCBiotech Visit the Biotechnology Center Facebook page for more photos When the parking lot of Rockingham Dragway filled with buses, cars, trucks and trailers Saturday morning, March 10, it became obvious this wasn’t an ordinary day at the races. More than 250 eighth graders representing Cabarrus, Kannapolis City, Richmond […]

Spring Into Science through Events at NCRC and in Kannapolis April 2012 Events

April 03, 2012

NCRC Spring into Science at NCRC (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- April 4, 2012)- April marks a record setting number of science-oriented events at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) and in Kannapolis that are free and for families. Live and Learn Film Series A free showing of the movie Living Proof will be held on April […]

BioMoto project helps students improve fitness, confidence

March 08, 2012

Salisbury Post By Sarah Campbell scampbell@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Destiny Belk’s science grade has climbed from a C to a B this year. And the eighth-grader at West Rowan Middle School has also lost about 30 pounds. With the naked eye, the two changes don’t seem linked, but Belk says they are. She attributes the higher […]