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  • October 21, 2010 - 1:27pm

    What happens when four romantically inclined scientists are sent to explore a new planet (Nova) that has moved into Earth’s solar system? Well, let’s just say there’s never been a thrill like this!

  • October 15, 2010 - 12:52pm

    The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the Apex High School Robotics Teams will lead demonstrations at the Time Warner Cable – News 14 Carolina booth next to J.S. Dorton Arena to engage students and their families in the importance of STEM.

  • October 12, 2010 - 3:52pm

    The Environmental Educators of North Carolina (EENC) have named Liz Baird Environmental Educator of the Year. EENC's mission is to promote excellence in professional development and facilitate networking opportunities, inspiring educators to create an environmentally literate citizenry.

  • October 11, 2010 - 3:05pm

    Make crafts, enter a costume contest or check out “Animal Grossology” at Natural History Halloween at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

  • September 30, 2010 - 12:27pm

    A Museum and North Carolina State University researcher is part of a team that has discovered fossilized feathers from a giant penguin that lived near the Equator more than 36 million years ago. These feathery fossils reveal color patterns in an ancient extinct penguin species, and offer clues to how modern penguin feathers evolved.

  • September 8, 2010 - 4:09pm

    An article in today's Wall Street Journal about the US Geological Survey's annual frog and toad census features interviews with Museum herpetologist Dr. Alvin Braswell and biologists from NCSU and the NC Wildlife Resources Commission

  • September 8, 2010 - 11:41am

    Local chefs square off in “Iron Chef” style cook-off to create dishes with a “mystery” aquatic bug, worms, and crickets

  • September 2, 2010 - 11:58am

    The Museum of Natural Sciences will be closed Monday, September 20 and Tuesday, September 21 for exhibit maintenance.

  • August 24, 2010 - 3:00pm

    Water bugs make a splash at BugFest 2010! New hours, new footprint, new activities, plus the return of the Alberti Flea Circus.

  • August 19, 2010 - 11:35am

    "Our mission: to work with local foresters to survey the biodiversity of their church forests and to inspire an innovative forest conservation scheme."


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