Scientists Discover New Snake Species in the Bahamas
May 26, 2016
Meet the newest snake species in the world: the Conception Bank Silver Boa or Chilabothrus argentum.
Bees are Healthy Eaters
May 25, 2016
File this under “animals are smarter than humans.” New research from NC State University shows that honeybees will, for the most part, neglect soda and other foods with processed sugars in favor of sugar from flowers.
Underwater Archaeologists Identify A Civil War Era Shipwreck Near Wilmington
May 17, 2016
A shipwreck discovered by the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology and the Institute for International Maritime Research has been identified as a Confederate steam ship sunk near the end of the Civil War.
New Research Shows Stress Management Could Boost Cardiac Rehabilitation
May 16, 2016
Surviving a heart attack or heart procedure is not the end of the story.
After the damage a heart can endure through the course of heart disease, it needs to heal, and after a heart event or heart surgery, many medical centers recommend a supervised heart rehabilitation program to help in the healing process.
Modified Medical Maggots
May 13, 2016
And now for things that make you go “Blugh!”
Maggots inspire a gut-churning reaction. Seeing them out in nature causes us to wrinkle our noses, and bad slasher flicks use them as a visual cue for fear and disgust.
But for some people with wounds that just will not heal on their own, maggots genetically modified by NC State University entomologist Max Scott could hold the key to the healing they need.
Study Surveys the Insects in Raleigh-Area Homes
May 11, 2016
Sorry, North Carolina, you are not alone in your homes.
That, perhaps, should not come as a surprise. Hardly a week goes by where we don’t find a bug or spider hiding in a dark corner of our kitchen or bedroom, but many people probably don’t wonder how many others there might be—while many others don’t want to know.