Mapping North Carolina’s Vulnerable Estuarine Shorelines

November 23, 2022 | Lauren Pharr

An accurate and up-to-date shoreline classification map of the NRE is critical to understanding the context and magnitude of storm-induced erosion and would enable coastal communities to better understand erosion risks associated with different shoreline environments.

Charge Up on the Coast

January 27, 2022 | Lauren Pharr

For drivers of electric vehicles (EVs), escaping to the North Carolina coast is becoming more convenient.

Straight from a Scientist

January 25, 2022 | Lauren Pharr

 “Straight from a Scientist” offers free educational science games on the brain, virology, and the ever-present coronavirus.

The Ever-Expanding Brains of Atlantic Sharpnose Sharks

January 4, 2022 | Lauren Pharr

This shark’s brain never stops growing throughout its entire life, especially the regions responsible for motor control and sense of smell.

Do Water Snakes Get Thirsty?

December 13, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

A research team enters swampy terrain to hand-capture snakes and measure the reptiles’ sensitivity to dehydration.