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UNC-TV Presents North Carolina's WWII Experience: To Honor A Generation - In the early 1940s, they went from North Carolina farms to Fayetteville and then to France, from Edenton to Europe, the Pacific, and beyond in defense of our country and our values. WWII veterans are now dying as a rate of 40-50 a day, and as they die, their memories die with them. It is time to honor this generation and give them the opportunity to tell their stories You can subscribe to a MP3 version of the entire se ...
 
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See North Carolina as never before! Whether visitor, recently relocated or longtime Tar Heel, UNC-TV brings more of our state home to you - to discover and to love. Inspired by the pages of Our State magazine, UNC-TV’s half-hour monthly series, Our State, takes you down-home in North Carolina for an in-depth look at the people and places that make our state great! Compelling stories, stunning digital videography and thoughtful narration take you beneath the surface, providing answers to the ...
 
In the Garden, a 30-minute weekly educational program hosted by N.C. State University's Bryce Lane, introduces viewers to the science behind gardening. The series is offered in 3 26-week seasons as a college course through the university's continuing education program. Viewers will learn the fundamentals of horticulture -- how plants grow, plant identification, home landscaping techniques and information and ideas they can use in and around their homes.
 
Explore science, nature and environmental, and technology stories from all around North Carolina. UNC-TV Science covers the scientific knowledge our state has to offer the world.
 
As North Carolina's community college system prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2013, we begin a special series profiling the community colleges across the state. The system began small, but dreamed big. By 2009-2010 more than 800,000 students enrolled in classes.
 
Explore science, nature and environmental, and technology stories from all around North Carolina. UNC-TV Science covers the scientific knowledge our state has to offer the world.
 
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A local food series that introduces viewers to North Carolina farmers, ranchers, fishermen and food producers and shares tasty recipes using their products. The series is hosted by Lisa Prince.
 
From folk art and folk music to simple pioneer living, many of North Carolina's residents have passed down history and traditions begun by the first state settlers. Folkways, hosted by Grammy Award-winning musician David Holt, introduces some of the people who strive to keep the state's history alive, either with splendid heritage handcrafting or continuing a vintage way of life that first appeared in the state's earlier days.
 
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UNC-TV is taking the lead to improve the health of North Carolinians through its ongoing initiative, HealthWise. Through programming, outreach and the HealthWise website, UNC-TV takes an active role in supplying health information to more than 2 million viewers each week.
 
UNC-TV's weeknightly television newsmagazine examines the most pressing issues of the day, talks with its most important people, visits the most interesting places in the state, and celebrates our state's artistic and cultural diversity.
 
North Carolina, a state rich in history and tradition. It is the Old North State, the Tar Heel State, our state. Over the decades and centuries since its inception, our state has produced artists, writers, politicians and athletes that have erupted onto the national scene. UNC-TV captures on tape the biographical reminiscences of these extraordinary North Carolinians whose impact and vision have earned them national prominence and a place in history. These one-on-one conversations provide a ...
 
Whether you’d like to cultivate a window box of flowers, a backyard patch of vegetables, or an acre full of healthy grasses, join UNC-TV's gardening guru Mike Gray, as he and his fellow experts take Tarheel gardeners through the finer points of garden planning, maintenance and blooming innovation. Watch Online
 
UNC-TV's weeknightly television newsmagazine examines the most pressing issues of the day, talks with its most important people, visits the most interesting places in the state, and celebrates our state's artistic and cultural diversity.
 
UNC- TV's Ready To Learn services reach out across North Carolina to stimulate young minds in the areas of Physical/Motor Skill Development; Social/Emotional Skill Development; Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Skill Development; Language/Literacy Skills Development; Cognitive Skill Development; Science Study; Life Skills Development; Cultural/Social Diversity Appreciation; Understanding; and Music/ Art Appreciation and Performance .
 
As part of an ongoing year-long series, North Carolina Now will highlight success stories like this one happening in North Carolina’s rural communities. In the summer of 2009, the series will conclude with an hour-long documentary and a series of topical town hall meetings.
 
Whether you’d like to cultivate a window box of flowers, a backyard patch of vegetables, or an acre full of healthy grasses, join UNC-TV's gardening guru Mike Gray, as he and his fellow experts take Tarheel gardeners through the finer points of garden planning, maintenance and blooming innovation.
 
Whether you’d like to cultivate a window box of flowers, a backyard patch of vegetables, or an acre full of healthy grasses, join UNC-TV's gardening guru Mike Gray, as he and his fellow experts take Tarheel gardeners through the finer points of garden planning, maintenance and blooming innovation. Watch Online
 
Whether you’d like to cultivate a window box of flowers, a backyard patch of vegetables, or an acre full of healthy grasses, join UNC-TV's gardening guru Mike Gray, as he and his fellow experts take Tarheel gardeners through the finer points of garden planning, maintenance and blooming innovation. Watch Online
 
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every illuminating interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works.D.G. Martin has hosted North Carolina Bookwatch since the series’ third season in 1999. A Yale Law School graduate and former Green Beret, Martin has been involved with public service, and politics t ...
 
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every illuminating interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works.D.G. Martin has hosted North Carolina Bookwatch since the series’ third season in 1999. A Yale Law School graduate and former Green Beret, Martin has been involved with public service, and politics t ...
 
Each week, Black Issues Forum presents a diverse panel of guests discussion topics on an unlimited number of topics including politics, social concerns, health, education, justice, entertainment, technology, public policy, media and who’s who. Through weekly discussions, viewers are provided information they can use to hopefully improve their lives and the world around them. The goals of BLACK ISSUES FORUM are to: a) provide a vehicle for a balanced exchange of views on topics of vital impor ...
 
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every illuminating interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works.
 
These are locally produced non-series broadcast program that covered subjects from fine arts, folk crafts, science, history, health, education, professional development, environment, public affairs and many others areas of special interests.
 
What is North Carolina Weekend?After a long week of work, chores, and routines, most working people breathe a sigh of relief when Friday arrives. Friday evening is usually dedicated to scouring the newspaper or weekly magazines for something enjoyable to do Saturday and Sunday. Wherever you live in North Carolina, chances are nearby a music festival, a craft show, a barbecue or a street fair is waiting for you on the weekend. Whether it's 5 or 50 miles away, there's a myriad of possibilities ...
 
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every illuminating interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works.D.G. Martin has hosted North Carolina Bookwatch since the series’ third season in 1999. A Yale Law School graduate and former Green Beret, Martin has been involved with public service, and politics t ...
 
In the Garden, a 30-minute weekly educational program hosted by N.C. State University's Bryce Lane, introduces viewers to the science behind gardening. The series is offered in 3 26-week seasons as a college course through the university's continuing education program. Viewers will learn the fundamentals of horticulture -- how plants grow, plant identification, home landscaping techniques and information and ideas they can use in and around their homes. Watch Online
 
Whether you’d like to cultivate a window box of flowers, a backyard patch of vegetables, or an acre full of healthy grasses, join UNC-TV's gardening guru Mike Gray, as he and his fellow experts take Tarheel gardeners through the finer points of garden planning, maintenance and blooming innovation.
 
This is UNC-TV's coverage of North Carolina politics, legislatively and beyond. Sr. Correspondent Kelly McCullen does the legwork to bring you highlights and in-depth coverage of top issues that matter to North Carolinians. Watch online video.unctv.org or follow UNC-TV's YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/politicsUNCTV
 
What is North Carolina Weekend? After a long week of work, chores, and routines, most working people breathe a sigh of relief when Friday arrives. Friday evening is usually dedicated to scouring the newspaper or weekly magazines for something enjoyable to do Saturday and Sunday. Wherever you live in North Carolina, chances are nearby a music festival, a craft show, a barbecue or a street fair is waiting for you on the weekend. Whether it's 5 or 50 miles away, there's a myriad of possibilitie ...
 
In the Garden, a 30-minute weekly educational program hosted by N.C. State University's Bryce Lane, introduces viewers to the science behind gardening. The series is offered in 3 26-week seasons as a college course through the university's continuing education program. Viewers will learn the fundamentals of horticulture -- how plants grow, plant identification, home landscaping techniques and information and ideas they can use in and around their homes. Watch Online
 
In the Garden, a 30-minute weekly educational program hosted by N.C. State University's Bryce Lane, introduces viewers to the science behind gardening. The series is offered in 3 26-week seasons as a college course through the university's continuing education program. Viewers will learn the fundamentals of horticulture -- how plants grow, plant identification, home landscaping techniques and information and ideas they can use in and around their homes. Watch Online
 
As the affable host of the longest-running UNC-TV broadcast program, William Friday continues to welcome a range of interesting North Carolinians, engaging the Tar Heel State's best thinkers, writers, politicians, educators, athletes, entertainers and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews.
 
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every illuminating interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works.D.G. Martin has hosted North Carolina Bookwatch since the series’ third season in 1999. A Yale Law School graduate and former Green Beret, Martin has been involved with public service, and politics t ...
 
In the Garden, a 30-minute weekly educational program hosted by N.C. State University's Bryce Lane, introduces viewers to the science behind gardening. The series is offered in 3 26-week seasons as a college course through the university's continuing education program. Viewers will learn the fundamentals of horticulture -- how plants grow, plant identification, home landscaping techniques and information and ideas they can use in and around their homes.
 
UNC-TV's weeknightly television newsmagazine examines the most pressing issues of the day, talks with its most important people, visits the most interesting places in the state, and celebrates our state's artistic and cultural diversity.
 
Whether you’d like to cultivate a window box of flowers, a backyard patch of vegetables, or an acre full of healthy grasses, join UNC-TV's gardening guru Mike Gray, as he and his fellow experts take Tarheel gardeners through the finer points of garden planning, maintenance and blooming innovation. Watch Online
 
What is North Carolina Weekend? After a long week of work, chores, and routines, most working people breathe a sigh of relief when Friday arrives. Friday evening is usually dedicated to scouring the newspaper or weekly magazines for something enjoyable to do Saturday and Sunday. Wherever you live in North Carolina, chances are nearby a music festival, a craft show, a barbecue or a street fair is waiting for you on the weekend. Whether it's 5 or 50 miles away, there's a myriad of possibilitie ...
 
UNC-TV's perennial outdoor series Carolina Outdoor Journal ventures into its 13th season, traveling the length of the state, from the rugged mountain terrain to the coastal Gulf Stream, to reel in the tastiest fish, track the best game and explore the state's vast natural beauty like never before. Joe Albea and John Moore return for this season's Carolina Outdoor Journal in HD, hosting the show's entertaining outdoor segments. During each program, Farmville, NC, native Moore and Greenville, ...
 
Whenever election day is near, UNC-TV is here to provide up-to-the-minute information about North Carolina politics and candidates with special UNC-TV public affairs programming, alongside national election specials, designed to educate, enrich and inform..
 
Join host Tom Earnhardt for this weekly series highlighting the state’s diverse local landscapes & unique natural features-- from the Black Mountains trails atop Mount Mitchell, and the gold and gemstone mines lining the piedmont to the endless fossil digs in the clay beds of the coast.
 
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every illuminating interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works. D.G. Martin has hosted North Carolina Bookwatch since the series’ third season in 1999. A Yale Law School graduate and former Green Beret, Martin has been involved with public service, and politics ...
 
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every illuminating interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works. D.G. Martin has hosted North Carolina Bookwatch since the series’ third season in 1999. A Yale Law School graduate and former Green Beret, Martin has been involved with public service, and politics ...
 
Making Connections With Dr. David Jones takes you on an unprecedented ecological tour of North Carolina. Dr. Jones, director of the North Carolina Zoological Park, guides you through the high stakes at risk if we fail to protect the environment as part of economic development.
 
What is North Carolina Weekend?After a long week of work, chores, and routines, most working people breathe a sigh of relief when Friday arrives. Friday evening is usually dedicated to scouring the newspaper or weekly magazines for something enjoyable to do Saturday and Sunday. Wherever you live in North Carolina, chances are nearby a music festival, a craft show, a barbecue or a street fair is waiting for you on the weekend. Whether it's 5 or 50 miles away, there's a myriad of possibilities ...
 
When it comes to carving your niche in the new millennium, come to the man who knows what it takes to survive! This storied UNC-TV series starring Roy Underhill celebrates over 33 years of teaching traditional woodworking skills to millions of national public television viewers.
 
UNC-TV's perennial outdoor series Carolina Outdoor Journal ventures into its 13th season, traveling the length of the state, from the rugged mountain terrain to the coastal Gulf Stream, to reel in the tastiest fish, track the best game and explore the state's vast natural beauty like never before. Joe Albea and John Moore return for this season's Carolina Outdoor Journal in HD, hosting the show's entertaining outdoor segments. During each program, Farmville, NC, native Moore and Greenville, ...
 
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every illuminating interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works. D.G. Martin has hosted North Carolina Bookwatch since the series’ third season in 1999. A Yale Law School graduate and former Green Beret, Martin has been involved with public service, and politics ...
 
UNC-TV's perennial outdoor series Carolina Outdoor Journal ventures into its 13th season, traveling the length of the state, from the rugged mountain terrain to the coastal Gulf Stream, to reel in the tastiest fish, track the best game and explore the state's vast natural beauty like never before. Joe Albea and John Moore return for this season's Carolina Outdoor Journal in HD, hosting the show's entertaining outdoor segments. During each program, Farmville, NC, native Moore and Greenville, ...
 
What is North Carolina Weekend?After a long week of work, chores, and routines, most working people breathe a sigh of relief when Friday arrives. Friday evening is usually dedicated to scouring the newspaper or weekly magazines for something enjoyable to do Saturday and Sunday. Wherever you live in North Carolina, chances are nearby a music festival, a craft show, a barbecue or a street fair is waiting for you on the weekend. Whether it's 5 or 50 miles away, there's a myriad of possibilities ...
 
UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every illuminating interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works.D.G. Martin has hosted North Carolina Bookwatch since the series’ third season in 1999. A Yale Law School graduate and former Green Beret, Martin has been involved with public service, and politics t ...
 
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Lucy Bradley and Gina Fernandez takes viewers through the steps to growing raspberries on small and large trellises. They also share the best locations in landscapes to start growing raspberry plants.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
What are some of the new varieties of grasses that will be available in the future to grow in NC? Bill Lord visits the NCSU Turf Grass Research Center to interview Grady Miller who shares a variety of new grasses that will be available to grow in lawns throughout the state.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Mike Gray and guests shares a fun approach to getting kids to help plant seeds in gardens. They show gardeners how to get kids using a seeding square that helps place seed in the ground at the right distance and depth. Mike and the guests also answers viewers gardening questions.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
This week's show takes us to Topsail Island to visit the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital, then we check out the craft brew scene in Clayton at Deep River Brewing. Next, its off to Transylvania County to explore Gorges State Park, followed by a preview of the outdoor drama, "From This Day Forward" in Valdese, followed by a visit to Southern Sa ...…
 
Jeana Myers and Mark Weathington, Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum, gives viewers a tour of the arboretum’s beautiful flowerbeds. They also give insights on which flowers can withstand the hot summer temperature.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
If you’re having trouble starting your grass trimmer, Bill Lord gets answers from Steve Rose, the Manager of Equipment Repairs at Stone Bros. & Byrd, to why most trimmers have trouble starting. Steve also recommends ways to store trimmers during the winter season.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
What is the best way to catch an irritating bug? Mike Gray and the horticultural guests suggests the use of a sticky trap to get rid of the bugs. They also demonstrates ways to use the trap to catch a variety of annoying bugs. Mike and the panel answers questions from viewers.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Jeana Myers invites Bill Satterwhite, aka the Blue Bird Man of Wake County, to her backyard and explains how to care for baby Blue Birds. Bill shares information that dispels old myths on caring for Blue Birds.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Lucy Bradley visits with Chris Gunter, Extension Specialist at NCSU, to checkout the latest research on growing healthier tomatoes. Lucy and Chris also share tips to growing tomatoes on trellises.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Mike Gray and the panel of agents gives tips on growing lemongrass and using the plant as a culinary herb. Lemongrass can be dried and powered or used fresh in teas, soups, curries and food. Mike and the panel answers questions from viewers.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Author & professor Margaret Bauer's latest book looks at the impact of one of literature's strongest female characters – Scarlett O'Hara. Dr. Bauer looks at both the literary & the cinematic portrayals of the Southern belle & from those profiles she goes on to look at how the iconic character compares to similar heroines of literature.…
 
This week's show explores the Southern Highland Craft Guild in Asheville, we preview Charlotte Restaurant Week, meet the family behind the Straightaway Cafe in Black Mountain, check out the outdoor drama Unto These Hills in Cherokee, and Deborah Holt Noel visits Shutters on the Banks boutique hotel in Kill Devil Hills.…
 
Artist Damian Stamer uses his brush to blend childhood memories into evocative works of art. Researchers use motion capture cameras to study how the body heals. A media arts program inspires students to learn & grow. Plus a wild & crazy sport binds these athletes together as a team & a community.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
UNC Charlotte researchers apply motion analysis to study how the body responds after injuries, surgeries, and rehab programs.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Author & professor Robert Morgan's latest book is set during the Civil War. “Chasing The North Star” tells the story of a runaway slave, his struggle for freedom, & free-spirited slave girl who sets out to follow him in search of her own freedom. The spellbinding story of two teenage runaways in a terrifying time & place draws the reader in as ...…
 
Endurance Seafood relies on a family foundation as it works to maintain its business in difficult times. Scientists study the mystery of Carolina Bays. Jerry Darnell man forges a career in traditional blacksmithing. Big Spoon Roasters makes big business out of its tasty nut butters. And life is peachy for life-long farmer Garrett Johnson.…
 
Jeff Smith rides along with an air ambulance crew. Frank Graff learns how the EPA is monitoring our air to keep us healthy. Erica Starke-Knight meets a family with a long history of traditional boatbuilding. And John Litschke takes us to a family farm that draws on its heritage while working toward a more sustainable future.…
 
Bill Lords visits the NC State Fair to get the scoop on who won the contest for growing the largest watermelon. Bill interviews HC Williams of Bailey NC, the winner of the watermelon contest, to uncover his secrets to growing the largest watermelon.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Mike Gray and the Almanac Gardener panel showcases an adaptive tool to use while gardening. Mike and panel also answers viewers gardening questions.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
This week's show takes us to Jacksonville for the North Carolina Polynesian Festival, then we head to Asheville and meet the artists at Lexington Glassworks. Then up to Stokes County where Jessup Mill offers camping, music and more. A visit to the elegant Burke Manor Inn and Pavilion is next, followed by Bob Garner's visit to La Place in Hillsb ...…
 
This week's show takes us to Jacksonville for the North Carolina Polynesian Festival, then we head to Asheville and meet the artists at Lexington Glassworks. Then up to Stokes County where Jessup Mill offers camping, music and more. A visit to the elegant Burke Manor Inn and Pavilion is next, followed by Bob Garner's visit to La Place in Hillsb ...…
 
This week's episode follows reaction to North Carolina's $22.225 billion dollar budget plan agreed to by the House and Senate. Alexandra Sirota and Barry Smith offer their take on the budget priorities. Marc Rotterman, host of North Carolina Channel's "Front Row," explains how the budget could be used on the campaign trail & how the McCrory/Coo ...…
 
This week's show takes us to Kings Mountain for a backstage look at "Liberty Mountain" historical drama, then we check out the NC Blackberry Festival, meet the chef behind Heirloom Restaurant, explore Aloha Safari Zoo in Cameron, and Deborah Holt Noel visits Aqua Restaurant and Spa in Duck.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
We may not think of it as much when gas is cheap, but eventually there are many economic and environmental reasons to transition away from fossil fuels. See the biofuels reactor that RTI International researchers are using to create gasoline-like hydrocarbon fuels from plant material and the challenges of creating biofuels..…
 
Amy-Lynn Albertson takes a tour of Gentle Harmony Farms to share the multiple ways of using herbs to help people deal with illnesses. Pam Leonard, Owner of Gentle Harmony Farms, explains the many benefits to using herbs.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Bill Lord gets some helpful tips from Steve Rose, an Equipment Repair Specialist at Stone Bros. & Byrd, to getting lawnmowers ready for the busy mowing season. Bill and Steve also gives advice on caring for lawnmowers after the mowing season ends.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Mike Gray and guests gives helpful advice to protecting skin from the harmful sunlight UV rays while working outdoors. Mike and the guests also answers viewers gardening questions.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Joe Kwon, the high-energy cellist for the North Carolina grown, American folk rock band, The Avett Brothers talks about music, family, friends, & food. Researchers at RTI are developing fuel from plants. Urban Ministries of Wake County planted a garden to supplement their food bank. And pre-teen Kenzie Hinson of Goldsboro started a food pantry ...…
 
Amy-Lynn travels to the Piedmont Research Station to uncover some of the best new variety of Blackberries to grow in North Carolina. She visits Hunter Berrier, a Researcher, who takes her on a tour of two Blackberry fields.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Bill Lord visits the NC State Fair in Raleigh to checkout the latest information on the status and population of bees in the state. Bill interviews Don Hopkins, the NC Apiary Inspector, who gives insights to the status and population of NC bees.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
Mike Gray and the Almanac Gardener panel demonstrates how to use computers and cellular phones to help record and chart the progress of plant activity. They also share how plant enthusiasts can develop on-line community groups to send and exchange plant information.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
This week on SciTech Now North Carolina, see how hearing loss can become a risk factor for dementia. We take a look at the MURDOCK study, which tracks the health of North Carolinians for decades. See how the future of cancer treatment could be in precision strikes. Finally we chat with a futurist about visions for the tomorrow of technology.…
 
This week on SciTech Now North Carolina, predicting the future! See how researchers are learning to predict where dangerous lightning strikes will happen. We visit the National Climatic Data Center in Asheville to learn about the patterns of climate. See how research in Antarctica can teach us about North Carolina's ocean. Finally we get deep i ...…
 
This week's show takes us to Saluda to explore the oldest grocery store in the state, then we check out the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, we take the kids to Discovery Place Kids in Rockingham, tour the elegant Inn on Little Pond Farm in Valle Crucis, and Bob Garner samples pho and other Asian delights at Pho Pho Pho in Raleigh.…
 
Filmmaker Dawn Dreyer creates an animated documentary Bipolar Girl Rules the World about coping with mental illness. Researchers develop a substance that's harder than diamonds & cheaper to make. A weaving studio recycles scrap material into products that are sold to support area charities. And Pop Ferguson & his son Clyde work to preserve & pr ...…
 
This week's show follows Senate debate over changing the North Carolina constitution to cap the top income tax rate at 5.5%. The House debates changing Food Stamp program rules to require lottery winners' names be compared to social services databases. Large and small hospitals debate, in front of lawmakers, over regulations that place controls ...…
 
This week's show follows Senate debate over changing the North Carolina constitution to cap the top income tax rate at 5.5%. The House debates changing Food Stamp program rules to require lottery winners' names be compared to social services databases. Large and small hospitals debate, in front of lawmakers, over regulations that place controls ...…
 
Diamond is a collection of interconnected carbon atoms whose strong chemical bonds make the brilliant, super-hard crystals we know. Watch NC State University researchers create brighter, harder, magnetic diamonds with a few quick blasts of a powerful laser. See how by rearranging the chemical bonds in a diamond, they can quickly and cheaply mak ...…
 
The United Nations estimates that 1.4 billion people worldwide don't have electric light. See how a Charlotte company's easy-to-use solar power system is lighting many homes and clinics in the developing world.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
This week's show takes us to Danbury to see all that Hanging Rock State Park has to offer, then we head to Ayden to meet the people and cows behind Simply Natural Creamery, We go on another farm tour with Nomad Farms in Tobaccoville, check out the music scene at Feed and Seed in Fletcher, and Deborah Holt Noel explores the Durham Hotel in Durham.…
 
Kings Restaurant in Kinston is a favorite among locals & tourists alike. A Charlotte engineering firm is working to bring electricity to areas in need. Former system president Tom Ross is the 2016 University Award recipient. Plus a woodcarver uses traditional techniques in making hand-carved bowls.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
This week's show takes us to Asheville to learn about their famous Friday Night Drum Circle, then we sail on the schooner Jeanie B on the waters off Washington, we sample wines at Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, check out the New Hope Valley Railroad and Bob Garner samples the 'cue at Johnson Family BBQ in Durham County.…
 
The NC House rejects the NC Senate budget bill, setting the stage for compromise negotiations. Lawmakers debate the best methods of regulating video footage recorded by police "body cameras." A discussion on allowing industrial hemp to be grown by NC farmers. Unofficial ID cards would be restricted under a new immigration bill in the NC House.…
 
Viruses like influenza, Ebola and Zika can spread widely around the world through shipping, travel and other ways we humans move things from one place to another. DNA sequencing can provide a roadmap that a virus has followed to get where it is today. Watch as researchers use DNA sequencing to create a powerful tool to track the spread of the Z ...…
 
Davidson College professors study how invasive pythons are devastating the Everglades and could come as far North as Washington, DC. See how the voracious appetites of these huge snakes could spell trouble for animals throughout the Southeast.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
To our ears, the sound of being underwater is all the same muffled tone, but to East Carolina University scientists, the noise carries all sorts of information about the ocean. Watch as researchers use their acoustic wave glider named "Blackbeard" to study underwater noise, acoustically tagged fish and environmental conditions in the ocean.…
 
The North Carolina Senate passes its budget bill. HBCUs within the UNC-System protested a budget provision that wouldve reduced tuition to $500-per-semester. Carolina Journal's Barry Smith analyzes. Sen. Tom McInnis (R-Scotland County) discusses his proposal to ban the herbal supplement "Kratom." The House passes a new coal ash bill.…
 
This week on SciTech Now North Carolina: sea creatures! See how the longest-running shark survey in the nation is helping to track North Carolina's sharks. We visit a company using the natural design of shark skin to fight bacteria. See how belugas can indicate the health of the St. Lawrence River. Finally before offshore wind energy takes off, ...…
 
This week's show takes us to Highlands for a tour of the Bascom, a Center for the Visual Arts, then we explore the renovated Carolina Beach Boardwalk, we sample fusion fare at Garland in Raleigh, explore the Inn on Bath Creek and Deborah Holt Noel learns about a dressmaker from Raleigh at the North Carolina Museum of History.…
 
This week's show takes us to Plymouth for the NC Black Bear Festival, we learn the story of Richard's Coffee Shop in Mooresville, we explore Biltmore Village, then we visit the Western Air Museum in Hendersonville, and Bob Garner samples the seafood at the Breakwater Restaurant in Hatteras.By rwatson@unctv.org (RL Watson).
 
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