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Nano Days at Cape Fear Museum

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video A nation-wide education exhibit comes to the Port City teaching kids about nanoscale science and engineering. Full story...
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Young scientists compete in regional Science Olympiad

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video Area middle and high school students competed in events that put science, engineering and mathematics skills to the test. Full story...
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Southeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair

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videoOver 200 science and engineering projects filled the New Hanover hall gym Saturday, Feb 8th. Full story...
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Scholar discusses mystery of Star of Bethlehem

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video The Gospel of Matthew claims a mysterious star appeared at the birth of Jesus. Tonight at UNCW, a scholar is trying to explain the mystery of the Star of Bethlehem. Full story...
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STEM activity day exposes kids to science

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videoScience surrounds us every day, and the City of Wilmington Parks and Recreation department wants kids to explore it. Full story...
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Science Channel explores region's mysterious booms in new show

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videoThe Science Channel will feature the Cape Fear Region tomorrow on the series premiere of "The Unexplained Files." The episode called "The Carolina Beach Boom" profiles the so-called Seneca Guns frequently heard and felt around the region. Full story...
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16 dolphins wash ashore on Outer Banks in a week

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Scientists along the North Carolina Outer Banks say at least 16 dolphins have washed up on the shores from Corolla to Avon in the last week. Full story...
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Adorable new mammal species found 'in plain sight'

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videoResearchers are announcing the rare discovery of a new species of mammal. It's a raccoon-sized creature with a teddy bear face called the olinguito. Full story...
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Locals react to study that says sea levels on the rise

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video Scientists say rising temperatures worldwide could soon lead to rising tides in and around the Port City. Residents are concerned and so are scientists. They say it could happen as early as 2030. Full story...
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Study: Sea level rise could impact Wilmington in next few decades

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video Rising temperatures worldwide could soon lead to rising tides in and around the Port City. A recent study by the National Academy of Sciences says sea level is on the rise and unless we change the way we do things today there may not be a way to stop it. Full story...
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NPR science host Flatow visits WHQR

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video The host of the radio show "Science Friday" is in Wilmington to make appearances for WHQR. NPR science correspondent Ira Flatow has a weekly call-in radio program that connects listeners with scientists. Full story...
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Topsail HS students win electric car competition again

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video The Topsail High School Electric Vehicle Team won first place in the electric vehicle challenge for the 10th year in a row. The competition is between schools nationwide. Full story...
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Star Party kicks off North Carolina's Science Festival

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videoThe universe is still a vast mystery to us. A mystery most people just enjoy taking in. That's why over 700 people lined up at Airlie Gardens Friday night to do some star gazing. Star Parties around the state kicked off North Carolina's Science Festival. The goal is to get people more interested in science. Full story...
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Sweet water? UNCW study shows Splenda polluting waterways

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video Splenda is one of America's most used artificial sweeteners, but a study from UNCW shows its key ingredient could be polluting area waterways. Full story...
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Mystery at the Museum

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videoSomeone stole a fossil this weekend from the Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, and a group of kids played detective. Mystery at the Museum engages kids in science and problem solving through a pretend crime scene investigation. Kids investigated clues and even did their own lab work to solve the mystery. Full story...
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