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  • July 6, 2012 - 3:56pm

     'Force of nature' to retire as science museum director

  • June 26, 2012 - 5:31pm

    The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Nature Art Gallery will host an exhibit by North Carolina nature and wildlife photographer Chuck Carmack titled Portraits of Nature Friday, July 6 through July 29, with a reception for the artist on Friday, July 6 from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • June 21, 2012 - 2:11pm

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  • June 21, 2012 - 12:45pm

    Science Cafe: The Battle for North Carolina’s Coast with Stan Riggs. Dr. Riggs is one of four experts on barrier islands who co-authored The Battle for North Carolina's Coast: Evolutionary History, Present Crisis, and Vision for the Future (University of North Carolina Press, Fall, 2011).

  • June 11, 2012 - 3:26pm
    Nature Research Center makes grand first impression


  • June 7, 2012 - 4:43pm

    Fascinated by what causes hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions and other natural disasters? Why does hail vary in size? Ever wondered how animals are affected by the weather? Which emergency response services are dispatched during these events? If you’ve ever asked any of these questions, the third annual StormFest at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh is where you need to be. The free all-day event will be held on Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • May 29, 2012 - 5:19pm

    You’re off to see the Wizard, the wonderful

  • May 24, 2012 - 2:51pm

    (Raleigh)—The Nature Art Gallery at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is celebrating summer with a featured exhibit of new pottery by Freechild Studio beginning Friday, June 1. Color on Clay II is Freechild’s second show at the Nature Art Gallery. John Garland and Mary Paul, owners of the Knightdale pottery studio, will be at the Gallery for an opening reception and meet and greet on June 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The show continues through Sunday, July 1.

  • May 17, 2012 - 1:00pm

    Picture a turtle the size of a Smart car, with a shell large enough to double as a kiddie pool. Paleontologists from North Carolina State University have found just such a specimen — the fossilized remains of a 60-million-year-old South American giant that lived in what is now Colombia.

  • May 16, 2012 - 12:55pm

    Science Cafe: Cancer Drugs from Nature with Dr. Manusukh Wani, co-discoverer of not one but two life-saving anti-cancer drugs derived from plants.

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