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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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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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    Episode 20 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    Episode 20 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    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.

    • 26 min
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    Episode 19 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    Episode 19 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    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 into the science of sea level rise.

    • 26 min
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    Episode 18 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    Episode 18 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    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, scientists check on the life that could be affected.

    • 26 min
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    Episode 17 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    Episode 17 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    This week on SciTech Now North Carolina, we investigate rip currents, a common and sometimes dangerous condition at the beach. See how virtual reality cam help veterans with PTSD learn to confront it in a safe environment. Learn the science of invisibility and meet the researchers making it happen. Finally, we dive into the science of badminton!

    • 24 min
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    Episode 16 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    Episode 16 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    This week on SciTech Now North Carolina, plants! See how gardens can provide more than flowers and vegetables, they can provide healing. We go to the front lines of the battle to save North Carolina's hemlock trees. How do you measure the health of an oak forest? Go nuts counting acorns! Finally we visit an ocean forest where many sea creatures start their lives.

    • 24 min
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    Episode 15 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    Episode 15 | Season 1 | SCITECH

    This week on SciTech Now North Carolina, we dive in to black sea bass and how where they spawn can be the key to preserving them. See how citizen scientists are helping to save possibly the largest organism on earth. We ask a scientist about how we could colonize our solar system. Finally, see how monkeys and an engineered virus could one day restore color to the colorblind.

    • 24 min

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