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Global CRO to add jobs, grow in Morrisville

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory announces INC Research's addition of 550 new jobs. | Photo courtesy of Gov. McCrory's Office.

December 13, 2016 - 7:05pm

With IMS merger in place, longtime Quintiles leader leaving

Raymond James downgraded QuintilesIMS stock following the announcement this week of Tom Pike's retirement. | Photo by George Rex via Creative Commons.

December 1, 2016 - 6:16am

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

State utilities commission delays waste-to-energy requirement for Duke, other utilities

A state mandate calling for conversion to usable methane gas of hog waste, like that generated from this pig farm in the eastern portion of North Carolina, has been put off once again. | Photo by Gerry Dincher via Creative Commons.

October 27, 2016 - 6:16am

Cary firm trims workforce, but CRO creating new jobs in Durham

Durham is getting 79 new jobs with the local expansion of U.K.-based Almac Group, a contract research organization and life sciences firm.

Photo by James Willamor via Creative Commons.

September 28, 2016 - 10:58am

Life sciences sector growing strong in the Triangle

Research Triangle Park is home to multiple companies operating in the life sciences sector, one of North Carolina's most important economic engines. Photo by John Teague.

August 17, 2016 - 12:19pm

Plant sciences initiative blooms at N.C. State with $45M grant

Pictured is a U.S. Department of Agriculutre building on N.C. State's Centennial Campus, where a new plant sciences hub will soon be constructured. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture via Creative Commons.

August 16, 2016 - 8:52am