NC Biotech Center awards more than $1.4M in grants, loans

[ad_1] RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 23 grants and loans totaling over $1.4 million to bioscience companies, universities and nonprofit organizations in the first quarter of its fiscal year. The awards, made in July, August and September, will support life sciences research, technology commercialization and entrepreneurship throughout North Carolina. The […]

Not only does swearing feel good — it’s also good for you: study

[ad_1] As It Happens6:30Swearing feels good — and research suggests it’s good for you, too Taking notes while someone holds their hand in freezing cold water and hurls profanities may seem like an odd way to spend an afternoon, but for Richard Stephens, it’s just another day at the office. Stephens and his colleagues study […]

Twitter unveils ‘official’ check mark to verify some accounts

[ad_1] By Brian Fung, CNN Twitter said Tuesday evening that to resolve ambiguity about which accounts on its platform have been identity-verified — as opposed to those simply paying $8 a month for a blue check mark on their profiles — the company will introduce a new, gray check mark as part of an “official” […]

After centuries lying dormant, this Alaska volcano is once again showing signs of life

[ad_1] After centuries of inactivity, a volcano in the Alaskan panhandle has awakened from dormancy.  Scientists have traced a swarm of minor earthquakes around Sitka, Alaska, in 2020 to magma activity below Mount Edgecumbe (L’úx Shaa), around 450 kilometres northwest of Prince Rupert, B.C. Through computer modelling with satellite radar, scientists at the Alaska Volcano Observatory […]