Learn more about our native critters, swim with sharks and explore advances in biotech happening right here in North Carolina.
UNC’s Center for Galapagos Studies, wetlands, tracking animals and cockroach eggs.
Connections with Habitats
The Frying Pan Shoals, kudzu, woodchucks and groundhogs and a unique ecosystems.
Science of Iconic NC
Great white sharks, shipwrecks, a professor goes to space and ultra-black materials.
The megalodon, the red cockaded woodpecker and the Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site.
Discoveries & Collections
Sharks and shipwrecks, urban heat islands, 3D-printed artificial reefs and waterfalls.
Science of Place-Oh My!
Shark migration, beavers as engineers, a canine behavior study and how seashells are made.
The stigma of autism, medication effects, a “super vaccine” and a blood sample’s journey.
Grandfather Mountain, cockroaches in slo-mo, dragonfly mysteries and the butterfly.
Ecosystems of NC
Nuisance flooding, algae blooms, water insect research and saving Lake Waccamaw.
Toilets, bionic ankles, a virtual cathedral, coyotes and foxes, and rhinos at the dentist.
The Neuse River Waterdog salamander, butterflies, gopher frogs and sea turtle nesting.