FACTOID # 21: 15% of Army recruits from South Dakota are Native American, which is roughly the same percentage for female Army recruits in the state.
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An institute is a permanent organizational body created for a certain purpose. Often it is a research organization (research institution) created to perform investigations in a certain area or it is a Professional body. In some countries there is also a part of a university which contains few departments. Research is often described as an active, diligent, and systematic process of inquiry aimed at discovering, interpreting and revising facts. ... A research institute is a establishment endowed for doing research. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... This is a list of academic disciplines (and academic fields). ...

The word comes from the Latin word institutum meaning facility or habit, from instituere meaning build, create, raise or educate. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ...

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The Office of the Director is the central office at NIH for its 27 Institutes and Centers.
The Institute plans, conducts, fosters, and supports an integrated and coordinated program of basic research, clinical investigations and trials, observational studies, and demonstration and education projects.
NIDA leads the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction through support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines and rapid and effective dissemination of results of that research to improve drug abuse and addiction prevention, treatment, and policy.
Discovery Institute - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1984 words)
Financially, the institute is a non-profit organization funded by philanthropic foundation grants, corporate and individual contributions and the dues of Institute members.
The Discovery Institute has been a significant player in many of these cases, through the CSC providing a range of support from material assistance to federal, state and regional elected representatives in the drafting of bills to supporting and advising individual parents confronting their school boards.
The institute is a non-profit educational foundation funded by philanthropic foundation grants, corporate and individual contributions and the dues of Institute members.
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