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CED LIfe Science Conference opening speaker, agenda unveiled

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Priay Kishnani, M.D., Chief of the Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics and Director of the YT and Alice Chen Center for Genomic Research at Duke Health, will open the CED Life Science Conference February 27. The CED also...

Will a direct China flight boost the NC economy?

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Chinese investments in North Carolina based companies have created an estimated 15,000 jobs, more than in any other state and the Chinese are the largest block of international tourists. So a direct flight to China could affect the NC economy, says Dr. Mike Walden.

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Tech on Tap Conversations: Doug Speight

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Doug Speight, executive director at American Underground, discusses his journey into the startup landscape, and what he thinks makes a successful startup.

United Therapeutics settles patent suit over $157M hypertension drug

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United Therapeutics (Nasdaq:UTHR) has settled its patent suit with Actavis Labortories, FL, a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceuticals, over patents related to its hyptension drug Orenitram. The drug brought in more than $157 million to United Therapeutics in 2016. The...

FoodLogiQ adds $8M equity round to its pantry

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Durham-based FoodLogiQ, provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency software, has raised an $8 million third round of funding, according to a regulatory filing. The company raised a $4.25 million second round in September 2017. Forbes Magazine...

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The Director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis has been awarded a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to develop and validate a panel of laboratory tests that can assess choline status in humans.

NC researcher wins $2.6M grant to develop tests for important nutrient

The Director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis has been awarded a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to develop and validate a panel of laboratory tests that can assess choline status in humans.

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Startup Stampede selects nine companies for consumer product incubator

Startup Stampede, the South’s consumer product incubator, has selected nine emerging consumer product companies to participate in the 2018 program from March 1 through May 4 in Durham, North Carolina. The program is free for entrepreneurs thanks to a two-year $100,000 startup ecosystem grant from NC IDEA.

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Oversight of virtual currencies may require a regulator

Oversight of virtual currencies may require a regulator

The cryptocurrency mania has gotten the attention of regulators at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. But both can only look on — perhaps in horror — at what is happening.

Chrome’s ad blocker is here and not everyone is happy

On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to eradicate ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google’s own most lucrative ads will sail through its new filters.

Tethis received funding to commercialize a superabsorbent product that could fundamentally change the diaper industry by making it greener and reducing landfill waste. Right now, 92 percent of disposable diapers end up in landfills, and four percent of landfill volume is estimated to be diapers. (PRNewsfoto/Tethis)

Tethis wraps up $17.5M funding for advanced diaper tehnology

Tethis wraps up $17.5M funding for advanced diaper tehnology

Raleigh-based Tethis is a step closer to commercializing a product that could revolutionize the...

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