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For universities, the oil spill is big business

Lots of oil spill news in the paper today related to higher education.

On one front, the ethical dilemma facing university researchers heading to the Gulf Coast this summer to do work on the oil spill cleanup. It can be dicey, maneuvering through some of the obstacles, scientists say.

And then there's some scientists down at UNC Wilmington, wading through the surf to collect water samples to gauge whether the oil spill will ever reach the shores of North Carolina. Matt Ehlers has that story.

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