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Volunteers answer the question: What’s in the water?

What lives in the water, is smaller than the head of a needle, and provides the earth with half of its oxygen?

UNCW lab first in NC to spawn threatened coral species in captivity

The University of North Carolina Wilmington Coral REEF Lab recently became the first in the state to induce coral spawning in captivity.

Science teachers, students get Times Square New Year’s stage

This year’s New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square will spotlight efforts to combat climate change when high school science teachers and students press the button that begins the famous 60-second ball drop and countdown to next year.

Full Harvest Moon will illuminate the night sky on Friday the 13th

A Harvest Moon will occur on the upcoming Friday the 13th, making for a spooky night just ahead of the start of fall — the season of haunted hayrides and Halloween.

Baby lobster numbers spell trouble for shellfish population

Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while tailing off in New England, raising questions about what the valuable shellfish's population will look like in several years.

Science fact: Astronomers reveal first image of a black hole

Scientists on Wednesday released the first image ever made of a black hole, revealing a fiery ring of gravity-twisted light swirling around the edge of the abyss.

Women highlight STEM-related careers on Pi Day

Female STEM professionals - including meteorologists - are wear purple Thursday to bring awareness to the need for more women in science, technology, engineering, and math careers.

‘Teacher of the Week’ uses mousetraps to teach science

No doubt you've seen or used spring-loaded mouse traps but one Cape Fear teacher uses them to capture his students' attention about science.

Check your compass: The magnetic north pole is on the move

Earth's north magnetic pole has been drifting so fast in the last few decades that scientists that past estimates are no longer accurate enough for precise navigation.

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Man gets wrong COVID-19 vaccine brand for 2nd dose

The location was the same site where Richards got his first shot in March. He had his vaccination card with him Tuesday, which showed that his first shot was Moderna.

Pandemic good Samaritan faces hefty tax bill for his efforts

Facebook warns that money generated from a fundraiser on the social medial platform may be taxable.

Surf City presented with proposed budget, storm mitigation plan details

The proposed FY 21-22 Town of Surf City budget is balanced and totals $23,306,298 for all operations.

Town of Shallotte could pay more to buy water

A town document estimates that a household or business who uses less than 6000 gallons the user will see their bi-monthly bill jump from $35.98 to $50.14.