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  • A New Perspective

    Drones provide interesting new perspectives on the world. Turns out, the images and angles are not only spectacular, but also valuable to rescue crews and social scientists.

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  • Ellerbe Creek Project in Durham, North Carolina

    Ellerbe Creek Project

    Water Measurements in Durham’s Rain Catchers Project to Begin in June 2015April 29, 2015  

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  • Harnessing Microbials

    Scientists harness naturally occurring microbes, such as bacteria and fungi, to replace or complement traditional fertilizers, which is helping farmers produce greater yields while fighting drought and disease.

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  • Real Dirt About Clay

    Since the earliest times, humans have had a close association with clay: in building, in pottery, even in medicine. It’s an important part of North Carolina history. Get the story behind one of North Carolina’s most important materials.

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  • Precision Medicine

    Precision medicine is a new way to fight cancer. Scientists use a person’s unique genetic makeup to develop an individualized treatment plan to target cancer cells.

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