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29125
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Although science fiction twenty-five years ago, creating tissues and organs from human cells is a reality for Anthony Atala. Atala is now the W.H. Boyce professor and chairman of Winston Salem-based Wake Forest University's urology department and director of wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine where he continues clinical trials to generate functional bladders.
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29124
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White truffles can sell for around $600 per pound to top chefs at high-end restaurants. A Burlington, North Carolina-based biotechnology company has developed a way to grow white truffles in the state's loblolly pines. Here they grow in a quarter of the time.
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29126
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In Chris White's San Diego-based White Labs, Inc., he combines his two passions: chemistry and beer. White Labs is the largest yeast supplier for breweries across the United States and has opened a new location in Asheville, North Carolina. The location attracted White due to the brewers such as Sierra Nevada and New Belgium.
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36234
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Taylor Hicks’ success was an illustration of ECU’s slogan “on hands on deck.” In this partnership were SEED@ECU, the Pitt County Economic Development Commission, Uptown Greenville, and the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Inspiring other locals to contribute to Greenville/Pitt County’s economic boom story were examples of local business owners. Also as encouragement was a nod to small business’ substantial contribution to the national job market.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov. 2018, p67-68, 70, 72, 74-77 Periodical Website
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38211
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Old Faithful refers not to the famous Yosemite Park geyser, but to nuclear power. This energy source provides a substantial source of power, with nearly a third of the state’s electricity generation. Currently challenges to its predominance include a diversity of energy sources, including alternative fuel sources like biofuels and traditional fuel sources such as natural gas. What may make nuclear energy worth continuing an investment in is cost. North Carolina energy costs, ranked as among the least expensive in the United States, can attribute this to factors such as nuclear power being a low cost energy source.
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38216
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The promise of better food through science was recognized in two initiatives promising to generate growth in jobs, markets for farmers, and manufacturing. One was the Plant Sciences Initiative, the other the Food Processing Innovation Center. Collectively, they promised to produce greater crop numbers, pioneer crop varieties, and lower farm animals’ feed expense. Collectively, they may also help to assure the supply of food needed to feed the world’s population, projected to be 9.6 billion by 2050.
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38233
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Heather Denny overcame this employment-related barrier, often present in the construction field. How she overcame it is revealed in responses such as why she chose the construction field, her definition of success, and advice she would give her younger self about choosing this career path.
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38245
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Universities across North Carolina have an eclectic approach when it comes to their degree programs. Recognizing the collective student body’s transformation in the past few decades, universities such as NC State and High Point University are trying to better meet their students’ needs. Examples include NC State’s MBA collaboratories, or half day workshops involving field experts and senior leaders, and High Point’s MBA courses, which are typically twenty minute lecture, two hour and forty minute group discussion and interaction.