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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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    NC Science Now: Seeing Inside the Human Machine

    NC Science Now: Seeing Inside the Human Machine

    UNC Charlotte researchers apply motion analysis to study how the body responds after injuries, surgeries, and rehab programs.

    • 5 min
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    NC Science Now: Future Fuels

    NC Science Now: Future Fuels

    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.

    • 4 min
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    NC Science Now: Diamond in the Rough

    NC Science Now: Diamond in the Rough

    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 make the new and improved Q-carbon.

    • 5 min
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    NC Science Now: Let There Be Light

    NC Science Now: Let There Be Light

    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.

    • 5 min
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    NC Science Now: Virus Tracking

    NC Science Now: Virus Tracking

    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 Zika virus around the world.

    • 5 min
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    NC Science Now: The Pythons Are Coming

    NC Science Now: The Pythons Are Coming

    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.

    • 5 min

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