Inside NC Science: How to count free-range tree frogs

One of the best things about living in North Carolina is the varied landscape – and all the opportunities it provides for exploration. From the mountains to the coastal plain, there is an amazing assortment of ecosystems. These varied ecosystems translate into tremendous biodiversity, which is especially true when it comes to our state’s amphibians.


US deploys more Patriot missiles in South Korea

The United States temporarily deployed an additional Patriot missile battery in South Korea in response to North Korea's nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch, ahead of talks next week to set up an even more sophisticated U.S. missile defense in a move that has worried China and Russia.


Montana State researchers among those proving Einstein right

A century ago Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves rippling through the universe, and on Thursday a team of 1,000 scientists worldwide — including Montana State University astrophysicist Neil Cornish — announced they found proof in the echo of a billion-year-old collision between two massive black holes.