North Carolina Supplement: A Lesson in Geometry | GenomeWeb

The idea seems remarkably simple: wedge a 10-square-mile corporate park in the middle of a triangle of top-notch research universities — NC State in Raleigh, Duke in Durham, and UNC in Chapel Hill — and spark a technology boom. That’s what the state of North Carolina did more than 40 years ago, and today it ranks number five in the country among biotech hotbeds. Not bad for a state once known primarily for its history, hogs, and tobacco.

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