North Carolina Research Campus

Duke Energy Foundation Grants $150K to P2EP

May 06, 2014

  Link to original article in Business Today May 6 (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC) The Duke Energy Foundation has renewed its support of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) with a contribution of $150,000. P2EP is based on the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis. Last year, the Duke Energy Foundation was one of P2EP’s […]

Study: Blueberries may reduce Parkinson’s risk

April 24, 2014

Blueberries Dr. Mary Ann Lila, blueberry researcher and director of North Carolina State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute on the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, holds up blueberries and a blueberry product. Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:20 am Study: Blueberries may reduce Parkinson’s risk Independent Tribune staff The Independent Tribune KANNAPOLIS, N.C. […]

Researchers in Kannapolis Release Study That May Link Blueberries With Prevention of Parkinson’s

April 24, 2014

View the story on Fox46 By: Robin Kanady, Digitial Journalist, Fox46 Carolinas April 24, 2014 A team of researchers, including a group from the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, may have proven a link between eating blueberries and a reduction in the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Their study was published in a March […]

Reaping a Healthy Harvest

April 07, 2014

<!– ­http://research.ncsu.edu/results/2014/04/healthy-harvest/ By David Hunt Nearly 8,000 miles, an ocean and seven time zones separate the small town of Kannapolis, N.C. from the heartland of southern Africa. Food scientist Mary Ann Lila knows the distance all too well. She’s visited 17 African countries in the past eight years. But she doesn’t measure the distance solely […]

Research Campus, Holiday Inn team up for study

April 03, 2014

The Independent Tribune KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The North Carolina Research Campus and the Holiday Inn Express and Suites – Kannapolis have formed an educational partnership to support what NCRC officials call a groundbreaking scientific and educational collaboration. The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) engages college students from across North Carolina to work with university scientists […]

NCRC, Holiday Inn Express Form Educational Partnership for P2EP

April 02, 2014

NC Research Campus Contact: Clyde Higgs Vice President of Business Development NC Research Campus chiggs@ncresearchcampus.net 704-273-1206 or Adam Parchert Social Media Manager Associated Hotels LLC Office: 1-312-782-9050 Cell: 1-224-587-5889   (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC. April 2, 2014)- The NC Research Campus (NCRC) and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites- Kannapolis have formed an educational […]

NC A&T SCIENTIST FINDS EVIDENCE THAT EATING OATS CAN LEAD TO HEALTHIER LIVES

April 01, 2014

NC A&T News If you’ve been “feelin’ your oats” as the saying goes, Dr. Shengmin Sang, lead scientist for functional foods at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, might know why. Sang’s studies of the bioactive components in oats offer evidence that phytochemicals found only in oats, known as avenanthramides, are helpful in combating […]

Sensory Spectrum Launches Quarterly Service Project Effort

February 28, 2014

By Marty Price Slideshow « Prev of 4 Next » MARTY PRICE – MARTY PRICE Mary Dancy takes paper products from fellow employee Michael Webb over the curb as they load donated goods for CVAN into Janice Hancock’s SUV at Spectrum Discovery Center. In one week last fall, employees of the Spectrum Discovery Center in […]

Does RTP need a mega-donor to realize its grand vision?

February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 Lauren K. Ohnesorge Staff Writer- Triangle Business Journal What Research Triangle Park needs is its own David Murdock. That’s one takeaway from a conversation I had with Lynne Scott Safrit, president and chief operating officer of Castle and Cooke, the organization that oversees the development of the Kannapolis-based North Carolina Research Campus. […]

Research shows taking vitamin D2 is a poor choice for athletes

January 27, 2014

January 27, 2014 Vitamin D Council BOONE—Power athletes and others looking for an edge to improve their performance should avoid taking vitamin D2. Research conducted at Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis showed that taking vitamin D2 supplements decreased levels of vitamin D3 in the body and resulted […]

Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study

January 24, 2014

 Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study By Bob Holmes Slideshow « Prev of 3 Next » – BOB HOLMES Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant has his blood drawn during his participation in the MURDOCK Study. Learn more For more information on how and where to enroll in the MURDOCK Study, visit www.murdock-study.org, call 704-250-5861 […]

Runners Suffer More Inflammation and Muscle Damage Than Cyclists

December 20, 2013

  The Almagest New scientific findings give endurance runners a reason to consider varying their training regime to include other sports. The study, Immune and Inflammation Responses to a 3-day Period of Intensified Running Versus Cycling, was conducted by the Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Laboratory at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. […]

Children can reap positive health benefits from increased physical activity

December 18, 2013

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 and other […]

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 […]

Exhibition brings lovers of bonsai art to Kannapolis

December 16, 2013

By Lisa Thornton Slideshow – LISA THORNTON “Most people think bonsai is a certain type of tree. It’s not, though,” said Dr. Steven Zeisel, who sponsored the exhibition. “Any tree can be a bonsai.” To learn more The Bonsai Society of the Carolinas meets monthly at the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens. Its website is www.bonsaicarolina.org. […]

Annual Holiday Farmers Market November 29 & 30

November 25, 2013

NCRC NEWS Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director NC Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net www.ncresearchcampus.net Annual Kannapolis Holiday Farmers Market November 29 and 30 (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- November 25, 2013)– Score a harvest of gifts for the holidays at the annual Holiday Farmers Market on Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30 from 10 am to 5 […]

Sugar-heavy sports drinks don’t benefit everyone

November 24, 2013

&NewsObserver By Reid Creager It’s a regular routine for countless health-conscious people: some moderate cardio and/or weight training, maybe a 10- or 15-minute run followed by a half-hour with barbells or resistance equipment, all fueled by or finished with their favorite sports drink. Researcher David Nieman says that’s a calorie calamity. Although regular physical activity […]