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A Model Fish

December 06, 2013

As featured on UNC-TV’s Science Now. Written and produced by Frank Graff. The image on the computer screen in the North Carolina Central University lab at the North Carolina Research Campus is both creepy and fascinating. It is a creature that is green, with a giant eye, a rapidly opening and closing mouth, and what […]

Collaborations Driving Ginger Research for Cancer, Anemia

April 09, 2013

Ginger is appreciated for its aromatic and tangy taste and is enjoyed the world over in everything from entrées to baked goods. Beyond the kitchen, the spice has been used for centuries to calm digestive upsets.  More recent studies have found that bioactive components in ginger have strong anti-oxidative, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and anti-diabetic activities. At […]