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  • January 6, 2011 - 5:54pm

    From the far jungles of Vietnam *Rhacophorus vampyrus* — the Vampire Flying Frog — has emerged as a strange new species of frog, recently discovered by Australian Museum scientist Dr Jodi Rowley along with NC Museum of Natural Sciences’ curator of herpetology Dr Bryan Stuart and their scientific colleagues at the University of Science, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

  • December 2, 2010 - 2:17pm

    Dr. Margaret Lowman, Director of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Research Center, has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialist award to travel to India in January 2011.

  • December 2, 2010 - 2:07pm

    The newest exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery opens Friday, December 3 and runs through January 2, 2011. Trees of Life is an exhibit of black and white photography by Roger Powell, Professor of Ecology and Animal Behavior at North Carolina State University in the department of Biology.

  • November 30, 2010 - 11:20am

    Museum presentation takes unique look at rainforest biodiversity

  • November 15, 2010 - 11:04am

    Live interactive discussion connects Exploris Middle School students in Raleigh with students around the world; Dean Kamen, Sally Ride and others to participate

  • November 15, 2010 - 7:00am

    Approximately 100 people attended the Topping Out ceremony for the Nature Research Center, the new 80,000-square-foot wing of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ dedicated to bringing scientific research into the public eye. The ceremony culminated in the placing of a live eastern red cedar tree on top of the building’s highest point ...

  • November 9, 2010 - 1:14pm

    For two weeks in November, Museum coordinator of teacher education Mike Dunn and Cleveland County science teacher Beverly Owens will join a team of scientists to explore a deep-sea coral ecosystem that dwarfs the shallow reefs off the Florida Keys.

  • November 6, 2010 - 6:07pm

    The Museum of Natural Sciences will close at 2 pm Saturday, November 13 for the Brimley Ball, and will resume normal hours on Sunday the 14th.

  • November 4, 2010 - 11:55am

    Take a giant step back … in time, as the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts Fossil Fair on Saturday, November 6, 9 am–5 pm. The state’s largest event dedicated to fossils and paleontology returns to the Museum for the first time in three years, and features dozens of displays, activities and presentations about fossils from North Carolina and around the world. Free.

  • October 29, 2010 - 4:12pm

    The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery is hosting the NC Society of Goldsmiths this fall with an exhibit titled Handcrafted Adornments. Fifteen members will exhibit approximately 90 one-of-a-kind pieces November 5-28. A reception to celebrate the opening will be held 6:30-8:30pm on First Friday, November 5.


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