Duke biology professor uses ‘Star Trek’ to encourage people to learn about science

Duke biology professor Mohamed Noor uses science fiction, such as "Star Trek," to encourage people to learn about science. His new book is “Live Long And Evolve: What Star Trek Can Teach Us About Evolution, Genetics And Life On Other Worlds.”
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Duke biology professor Mohamed Noor uses science fiction, such as "Star Trek," to encourage people to learn about science. His new book is “Live Long And Evolve: What Star Trek Can Teach Us About Evolution, Genetics And Life On Other Worlds.”

T. Keung Hui has covered K-12 education for the News & Observer since 1999, helping parents, students, school employees and the community understand the vital role education plays in North Carolina. His primary focus is Wake County, but he also covers statewide education issues.