A team at UNC Chapel Hill discovers that by rearranging silicone molecules, they can make a gel that performs a lot like skin and muscle, paving the way for new medical devices and possibly life-like skin for robots.
North Carolina started oyster reef restoration projects in the Pamlico Sound in 1996 and 15 have been completed. The largest project, Swan Island, is underway. It will cover 50 acres. Find out how it’s done.
According to research from North Carolina State University, most North Carolina homes, regardless of how clean they are, house an average of 93 distinct bug species. So we wanted to see what was in our house, with the expertise of entomologist Matt Bertone.