Posts tagged “N.C. Research Campus”
Billionaire David Murdock, the founder of the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, and an executive at Dole Food have been ordered to pay $148 million in a dispute over Murdock's buyout of that company in 2013. The judge says Dole directors and shareholders were mislead in the deal.
If you are a marathoner - or an aspiring one - and you believe chia seeds will be a "super food" that boosts your performance through "carb loading," you need to rethink. So says a new study in which N.C. researchers say data "debunks" the super food belief.
David Murdock, the 91-year-old billionaire founder of the North Carolina Research Campus, sets aside $15 million annually from his estate with the goal of advancing life science research for years to come. But the feisty Murdock says he still aims to live to 125.
The billionaire founder of the North Carolina Research Campus will make the gift announcement Tuesday to continue supporting operational expenses and recruit top scientific talent to the state. It's his second large donation by the 91-year-old in the last 16 months.
The future of food research is taking root in some very fertile ground - the minds of students working on the N.C. Research Campus. In an Insider exclusive for WRAL TechWire, read how a new internship program encourages STEM careers
Special Report: Although the recession slowed things down at the North Carolina Research Campus, they're back on track in the first quarter of 2014. The latest wet lab suite leased before it could be offered on spec and other construction projects are proceeding swiftly. WRALTechWire Insider Allan Maurer provides an exclusive two-part update on what's happening at NCRC.
Special Report: Need quick energy? Eat a banana - it's as good as a commercially developed energy drink that cost millions to develop. So say scientists at the 350-acre North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, who are bringing teams of scientists and the latest technology to bear on how to get the maximum in health benefits, human performance, and disease fighting power from fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains. WRALTechWire's Allan Maurer has the inside story.
Dole Food says it has received no other offers better than that made by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Murdock in a deal that values the fresh fruit and vegetable producer and marketer at $1.21 billion.
Food and nutrition research at the David H. Murdock Research Institute is getting a boost through a new partnership with Research Triangle Park metabolomics company Metabolon.
Dole's board will be violating its legal duties to get the best possible price for the company unless it rejects the $12-a- share bid by Chief Executive Officer David Murdock for the 60 percent of Dole that he or his family don't already own, a family trust that holds Dole shares claims in a lawsuit.
A 50,000 square foot data center will be the next addition to the North Carolina Research Campus. Meanwhile, DataChambers also picks Extreme Networks technology for use in its centers. WRALTechWire Insiders get the details.
Scientific research has revealed many things but science is still keeping some secrets from David Murdock. The billionaire businessman founded and funded the David H. Murdock Research Institute to search for answers. And now he's putting up $50 million more in his continuing quest.
David H. Murdock gives $50 million to the research institute that bears his name in Kannapolis. He says he wants to do "all I can to advance scientific research that will vastly improve the quality of life for mankind."
David Murdock, the founder of the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, is announcing another donation today to what Oprah Winfrey has described as his "gift to humanity." Will the endowment he is making secure the NCRC's future as a true hub for health research?
David Murdock, the billionaire owner of Dole Food and founder of the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, will announce another gift to the campus on Wednesday. Murdock has already invested more than $700 million of his own fortune in the project.
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