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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.
Researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill are conducting a study at the North Carolina Research Campus into the impact of bottled water on the body's metabolism.
The North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis is building 1,500 square feet of "wet lab" spacein a bid to attract more companies.
The three-year program is a collaborative educational initiative underwritten by a $300,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation and guided by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center's Greater Charlotte Office and the North Carolina Motorsports Association.
The David H. Murdock Research Institutewill receive funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center to sponsor the Genomic Sciences Regional Exchange Group which is designed to focus on genomics-based research.
The sale of Dole's worldwide packaged foods and Asia produce businesses to a Japanese firm for $1.7 billion follows Murdoch's recent decision to sell an island in Hawaii. Murdoch is founder of the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis.
Former NCSU Chancellor James Oblinger has resigned as president of the Murdock Institute in Kannapolis. The Institute's director of business development, who also was the former president, also has quit.
Researchers working for N.C. State University in Kannapolis have shown mustard greens and cabbage could be back-up plants for Popeye's spinach when it comes to building muscles and increasing physical performance.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid recently awarded $9.7 million to Duke University to coordinate a three-year program to improve Type 2 diabetes care and management and reduce healthcare costs in the southern United States.
Buying an inhabited Hawaiian island may sound extreme, even for a guy known for flaunting his fortune like a playboy -- driving fancy cars, wooing beautiful women, flying his own jet and spending $200 million to build a Japanese-themed compound in California's Silicon Valley. Not for Larry Ellison.