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Weather has always connected people, for weather is one of the strongest natural forces in human lives. Many people without scientific backgrounds are making discoveries, including David Herring, who has developed his own home weather station. This article is an excerpt from Dr. Caren Cooper’s new book, “Citizen Science: How Ordinary People Are Changing the Face of Discovery.”
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Winter 2017, p4-5, il, por
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27812
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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences offers pelagic birding trips. During a trip last year, participants observed and learned more about Gannets, birds who breed in the Artic but migrate as far south as North Carolina in the winter.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Winter 2017, p2-3, il
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35348
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Tracey Peake and Kathryn Rende were among the authors who produced the profiles contained in the article. Topics in the septet of profiles included the evolution of feathers, a species of crab in Pender County, the Girl Scout Gold Award recipient, a famous symphonic suite, teens displaying their passion for fossils through 3-D, the winner of the Wildlife in North Carolina magazine photo competition, and a herpetologist’s visit to the National University of Laos.
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Among the accomplishments of Dr. Charmaine Royal were leadership of Duke University’s Center for Genomics, Race, Identity, and Difference. According to Stephanie Cobert, what GRID explored were the intersection of factors such as biology and race. It also explored how the concept of race impacts medicine, science, and society.
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35350
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As Emily Matthews alluded, this snipe’s tale could have ended from its collision into the NC Museum of Art facility. Through the efforts of the corpse’s discoverer and preservation tactics such as storage and tagging, though, this bird is part of the NCMoA’s collections.
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35347
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Characteristics that make this galaxy extremely rare, according to the author, include its classification (Hoag type galaxies) and features such as a well-defined elliptical core. Also discussed were general features of galaxies, such as galaxy rings.
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