Christine Darden, Ph.D, of Monroe, NC, was part of a generation of women of color blazing trails through the male-dominated world at NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Producer Frank Graff spent some time with Dr. Darden and asked her how she fell in love with mathematics.
Bobcats and fox have called the Western Carolina Mountains home for hundreds of years. Coyotes have only been around for 30 years. Researchers are using various tracking methods to studying how the animals are interacting, including sharing food resources and territory.
As longleaf pine habitats disappear, so do many species that rely on them, including the Carolina gopher frog. The NC Zoo and the NC Wildlife Resources Commission are raising Carolina gopher frogs during their most vulnerable time: the egg, tadpole and froglet stage.