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The National Institutes of Health awards UNC-CH a five-year grant for programs, drug development and technology targeting the improvement of healthcare across North Carolina. RTI International and N.C. A&T will share in the contract. Duke, meanwhile, receives a $47 million grant.
In an effort to cut costs, reduce the number of re-admissions and improve quality of life for patients, the UNC Health Care system is going to utilize analytics from IBM.
UNC researchers are working on improving how an antidote can be administered after a chemical attack. Nanotechnology could hold the key.
UNC is leading four other institutions in conducting cybersecurity in cloud computing. Read more about the federally funded research project.
RTI International is joining with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the National Institutes of Health in a research study sequencing the entire genome of 400 infants to find a way to improve early detection of genetic disorders.
The organizers of the North Carolina Next Generation Network project are wading through a larger than expected response from a variety of partnerships and firms that want to help build an ultra-high speed Internet project across the Triangle and Triad. The NCNGN project manager says the timeline for picking the builders is "fluid" but backers "hope the service will begin by the fourth quarter 2014." The full story is available to WRALTechWire Insiders
Nanotechnologies from UNC and MIT are combined to make nanoparticles in a way that could produce more effective medicines. And an NCSU graduate now working at MIT plays a key role. See what they did.
In new book "Brand Breakout," Kenan-Flagler professor along with a colleague from the London Business School lay out a strategy to help firms capitalize on business in emerging markets.
After National Public Radio did a story on the search, a professor at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill came forward with a 1991 version. Paul Jones met Berners-Lee during the British scientist's visit to the U.S. for a conference in 1991, just a year after Berners-Lee invented the Web. Jones said Berners-Lee shared the page with the professor, who has transferred it from server to server through the years. A version remains on the Internet today at an archive Jones runs, ibiblio.
In graduation speeches at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill respectively, Melinda Gates and Steve Case point to technology as a tool to build a better world. Will the graduates listen?
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.
Serial entrepreneur Dina Mills is now leading business accelerator Launch Chapel Hill. Read about her thoughts on fostering entrepreneurship in Chapel Hill.
A national Big Data consortium is launching from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Renaissance Computing Institute with the goal of identifying problems with and finding solutions for working with large amounts of data.