Science Storytelling

  • The Wonders of Wolfspeed: President Biden Lauds Semiconductor Company Founded by NC State Alumni

    Written by Katherine Wan On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, President Joe Biden visited Wolfspeed in Durham, North Carolina as the first stop on his “Investing in America” tour. According to a statement from the White House, his tour is aimed at promoting his administration’s economic plans and legislation that he has signed into law, including […] Continue Reading…

  • Challenging the Deep Exhibit Preview

    Some snapshots of the NC Museum of History Challenging the Deep exhibit preview on October 13th! Photos by Max Nicely and Bran Poster Continue Reading…

  • Old Soil, New Sprigs: The NC State Phytotron

    Written by Max Nicely, Bran Poster, and Nada Elraddaf
    Gardner Hall (Yes, it’s Gardner, not Gardener) is one of the buildings that hosts NC State’s department of Plant and Microbial Biology. Visitors to Gardner will see the usual campus accouterments, with a biological twist: infographics about invasive insects, cozy classrooms, and the occasional faculty office. However, the truly curious will find something altogether different. Go past the men’s bathroom and you’ll discover the entrance to a hidden research sanctuary: the Phytotron. What is this mysterious place, with a name that seems to have come from the Transformers movies? My fellow science storytellers and I decided to Continue Reading…

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