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Wake Forest Researchers Use Drone to Measure North Carolina Coal Ash Spill

A team of academic researchers equipped with a drone estimate that about 35 million gallons of coal ash and contaminated wastewater spilled into the Dan River earlier this month. Wake Forest University researchers released results from a study using photos …

Obamacare Medical Loss Ratio Saved $1.5 Billion in 2011: Report

Consumers saw nearly $1.5 billion in insurer rebates and overhead cost savings in 2011, due to the Affordable Care Act’s medical loss ratio provision requiring health insurers to spend at least 80 percent of premium dollars on health care or …

11/11/11: What’s In a Number?

November 11, 2011 might hold special significance for some, since the date can also be written 11/11/11. When the calendar and its numbers align, some people try to ascribe mystical significance, according to a Wake Forest University professor. Eric Carlson, …