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  • January 16, 2014 - 4:23pm

    The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is offering discounted admission to its current special exhibition, “Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution,” for all North Carolina state employees.

  • January 15, 2014 - 5:22pm

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 15, 2014

    Science, Education, Features Editors. Image available upon request.

    Contact: emelia.cowans@naturalsciences.org; 919.707.9837

  • December 30, 2013 - 9:18am

    RALEIGH — Burned! At the stake! Seeking … revenge! How much shock can you take?! Find out by ringing in the New Year with a fiend from beyond time, when “The Braniac” hits the big screen at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences on First Friday, January 3 at 7pm. Free.

  • December 19, 2013 - 4:49pm

    The bizarre courtship

  • December 18, 2013 - 1:51pm

    For a rainforest animal like the agouti, life revolves around the tension between food and fear. While foraging for seeds from the black palm tree, the rabbit-sized rodent has to avoid hungry ocelots.

  • November 27, 2013 - 11:43am

    New research from North Carolina State University shows that iron may play a role in preserving ancient tissues within dinosaur fossils, but also may hide them from detection. The finding could open the door to the recovery of more ancient tissues from within fossils.

  • November 26, 2013 - 1:16pm

    RALEIGH —Some of the worst looking aliens ever filmed travel to Tokyo to warn the blundering humans about a runaway planetoid that will destroy both Earth and the aliens’ world. But the fate of both worlds rests in the hands of one human scientist and his formula for a new anti-planetoid weapon.

  • November 22, 2013 - 5:04am

    A new species of carnivorous dinosaur — one of the three largest ever discovered in North America — lived alongside and competed with small-bodied tyrannosaurs 98 million years ago. This newly discovered species, Siats meekerorum, (pronounced see-atch) was the apex predator of its time, and kept tyrannosaurs from assuming top predator roles for millions of years.

  • November 21, 2013 - 2:31pm

    Join us Friday, November 22 at 10:00am in the Daily Planet Theater for a short presentation from Dr. Lindsay Zanno, who will be announcing the discovery of a new species of carnivorous dinosaur, one of the three largest predators ever found in North America.

  • November 13, 2013 - 10:38am

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — November 13, 2013

    Contact: jonathan.pishney@naturalsciences.org or 919.707.8083


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