Monday, April 20th, 2015

A look at international adoption through the eyes of one NC family. The Durham Bulls are one of the best-known minor league baseball teams in the country...& they're hosting a special event as part of the NC Science Festival.

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Friday, April 17th, 2015

The Hackathon brings talented programmers together to create new computer programs. Dr. Cat Warren talks about the "science of the sniff" & the power of a dog's sense of smell. Plus Carowinds unleashes its new roller coaster - Fury 325.

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Thursday, April 16th, 2015

How the NC Arboretum is a tourist draw as well as an economic engine for the region. Andrew Rodgers previews the 17th annual RiverRun International Film Festival. Dr. David Holley talks about the Greensboro Opera's participation in the NC Science Festival with a performance of the opera "Galileo Galilei."

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NC Arboretum | Tourism

In addition to its roles in research & economic development, The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville attracts thousands of visitors to Western North Carolina & travelers along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We continue our series on The Arboretum with a look at the substantial tourism draw it has for the region & the state.

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

We took a behind-the-scenes look at what makes Carolina clay such a good pottery material. We tour the NC Folklife Institute as they celebrate their 40th anniversary. Plus Kelly Witter talks about cutting edge environmental research at EPA.

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Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

NCSU's Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi is recognized with an O Max Gardner Award. Kelley McHenry brings the topic of fetal surgery to the Tar Heel state with a profile of one family that underwent the procedure at UNC Hospital. And author Kim Church talks about her new book.

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Monday, April 13th, 2015

UNC Charlotte professor Pinku Mukherjee is a 2015 O. Max Gardner Award recipient. Susan White previews this week's NC Coastal Conference. And Emory Ortiz previews the Catapult Physics event taking place tomorrow as part of the NC Science Festival.

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Friday, April 10th, 2015

A Chapel Hill Boy Scout troop takes on a unique fundraiser for a special charity. The Asheville Symphony draws large crowds to its inaugural Amadeus Festival. Jeanne Milliken Bonds talks about the Federal Reserve of Richmond's work to support & grow communities & the workforce. And Adrienne Roethling previews the NC Science Festival event The Roots of Our Nutrition.

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Thursday, April 9th, 2015

FSU's performing arts department prepares students for careers in the arts. The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project continues as the student teams go through their 1st Gateway review. Dr. Elizabeth Johnson & Dr. Marianne Wardle give us a preview of Seeing Color: Art, Vision & The Brain. And author Earl Swift talks about his new book.

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Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

The Biomechanics Lab at ECU helps scientists understand how & why people move they way they do. The CED Life Science Conference drew experts & industry leaders from across the country. Kari Wouk & Phil Bradley of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences give us a preview of the Triangle SciTech Expo coming up this weekend. Duke Chang talks about how Fidelity Labs is working to be an innovation catalyst.

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Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The Freedom Academy educates Pre-K through 3rd graders with no tuition. David Stein & 3 students from the John Hope Franklin Scholars Program talk about their self-published book on the impact of the late historian & activist. Coach Michael Lawson & Leroy Walker Jr. talk about NCCU's upcoming Alumni Track & Field Weekend & honoring the late Coach Dr. Leroy Walker Sr.

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Monday, April 6th, 2015

North Carolina Now Producer/Reporter Maria Lundberg shares her personal journey through breast cancer. Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are developing new cancer treatments. And Phyllis Nunn of the NC Greyhound Adoption Promotion talks about Greyhound Adoption Month.

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Maria's Journey

North Carolina Now Producer-Reporter Maria Lundberg recently faced a medical crisis she wants to share with our viewers, in hopes that her experience might help others in a similar situation. Here's Maria's story, in her own words.

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Discovery Place hosts an exhibition on master magician Harry Houdini. The UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project tasks students with bringing an original scene to life on stage. Sculptor Simon Verity works with students at Duke to bridge the gap between art & viewer. Plus US Rep. David Price talks about how to foster innovation & growth in our state.

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are using DNA sequencing to customize cancer treatment. Filmmakers Monica Lange & Bonnie Cutler talk about their new documentary Twice Born, which focuses on families & medical teams working to help babies still in the womb have a better chance at life.

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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Front Street Brewery in Wilmington is crafting up big business. Farmers are using special techniques to grow strawberries in the winter. Meridith Elliott Powell shares her expertise in business planning. And a preview of the new documentary What Love Is: Duke Pathfinders 50, filmed right here in NC.

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Monday, March 30th, 2015

Johnson's Burgers in Siler City is drawing tourists from far & wide to taste their famous fare. Melvin's Hamburgers in Elizabethtown has also gained great renown for its meals. And Fincastle's Diner in Greensboro combines burgers, appetizers, & ambiance to serve up big business. Sow Much Good is working to overcome food deserts in Charlotte. And author Rebecca Lee talks about her new book.

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Friday, March 27th, 2015

We conclude our series on the music education concert series as the students attend a live performance by the NC Symphony. Soprano Andrea Edith Moore & composer Daniel Davis give us a preview of the upcoming multimedia event "Family Secrets," plus a performance of one of the songs from the show. And author Sheri Castle talks about her new book.

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Andrea Moore & Daniel Davis | Chinaberry Tree

Operatic soprano Andrea Edith Moore & composer Daniel Thomas Davis perform the song "Chinaberry Tree," with text by Randall Kenan. The song is one of several which comprise the one-of-a-kind multimedia concert event "Family Secrets," being performed by Andrea, Dan, & several other musicians, at UNC Chapel Hill.

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Andrea Moore & Daniel Davis | Cemetery Song

Operatic soprano Andrea Edith Moore & composer Daniel Thomas Davis perform "Cemetery Song," with text by Michael Malone. The song is one of several which comprise the one-of-a-kind multimedia concert event "Family Secrets," being performed by Andrea, Dan, & several other musicians, at UNC Chapel Hill.

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This Day | N.E.D. the Band

Dr. John Boggess & Dr. John Soper of UNC Health Care — members of the band No Evidence of Disease, or N.E.D. — stop by the NC Now set to perform their original song "This Day." The band is comprised of gynecologic cancer surgeons from across the country with the goal of raising awareness of gynecological cancers. Their motto is "Breast cancer has a pink ribbon, but GYN cancer has a rock band."

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Thursday, March 26th, 2015

A look at promising new cancer research & treatments through the eyes of two survivors. A unique rock band works to raise awareness of other types of cancers impacting women. And a regional trail system provides healthy lifestyle opportunities for area residents.

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Dr. John Boggess & Dr. John Soper | N.E.D. the Band

Dr. John Boggess & Dr. John Soper are members of the band No Evidence of Disease, or N.E.D. The band is comprised of gynecologic cancer surgeons from across the US. N.E.D.'s goal is to raise awareness of gynecological cancers. Their motto is "Breast cancer has a pink ribbon, but GYN cancer has a rock band." The doctors shared one of the band's original songs with us while they were in the studio.

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Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Scientists in Raleigh are working to develop a vaccine for mosquito-borne illnesses. The NC Cooperative Extension helps officials & citizens prepare for & recover from natural disasters. Robin Cape talks about the work & mission of the Climate Collider. And the NC Symphony's music education concert series brings music into the classroom & students into the concert hall.

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Monday, April 20th, 2015

A Raleigh family adopts 6 siblings from Latvia.

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Computer "hackers" gather for an event to HELP businesses.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

The NC Arboretum draws tourists from near & far.

NC Arboretum | Tourism

The NC Arboretum draws tourists from near & far to visit our state.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Master potter Ben Owen III shares the science of good clay.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

NCSU's Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi receives an O Max Gardner Award.

Monday, April 13th, 2015

UNCC's Dr. Pinku Mukherjee receives an O. Max Gardner Award.

Friday, April 10th, 2015

A Chapel Hill Boy Scout troop puts the pedal to the metal for charity.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

A look at arts education at two UNC campuses.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

ECU researchers use biomechanics to study how we move.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The Freedom Academy offers top notch education with no tuition.

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Producer Maria Lundberg shares her personal journey through breast cancer.

Maria's Journey

Producer Maria Lundberg shares her personal journey through breast cancer.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

A new exhibit, inspired by Harry Houdini, spotlights the science of magic.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Researchers are using DNA sequencing to customize cancer treatment.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Wilmington's Front Street Brewery is crafting a name for itself with its beers & more.

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Johnson's Burgers has been drawing diners to Siler City for over 60 years.

Friday, March 27th, 2015

The NC Symphony's music education concert series concludes with a live performance.

Andrea Moore & Daniel Davis | Chinaberry Tree

Andrea Edith Moore & Daniel Thomas Davis perform the song "Chinaberry Tree."

Andrea Moore & Daniel Davis | Cemetery Song

Web Extra: Andrea Moore & Daniel Davis perform their Cemetery Song.

This Day | N.E.D. the Band

Two members of rock band N.E.D. perform their original song "This Day."

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

New treatments and research are providing hope for cancer patients in our state.

Dr. John Boggess & Dr. John Soper | N.E.D. the Band

A conversation with & performance from members of N.E.D. the band.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

A Raleigh company is working on a vaccine for mosquito-borne viruses.

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