UND NEWS Space robotics forum set for Thursday, Dec. 5, at UND
The Second Annual Space Robotics Forum is set to take place Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Computer Science Department of the University of North Dakota.
The forum presents robotic space exploration acti... Posted on 12/4/13 at 10:58 AM
NDSCS: THE SCIENCE OF SUCCESS ND Chancellor Visits NDSCS
By Sarah Hoffbeck
Dr. Larry C. Skogen, the recently appointed Interim North Dakota University System Chancellor, will be visiting the NDSCS Wahpeton campus today!
Mark your calendars and plan to att... Posted on 11/22/13 at 10:51 AM
ASTRO BOB Is Comet ISON a slacker? / Win cash in comet photo contest
Comet ISON takes a beautiful picture as Damian Peach's recent photo attests. Feast your eyes on that Mediterranean-hued coma and long tail. How I wish it looked like that in a telescope.While there'... Posted on 10/28/13 at 11:58 AM
THE NEW FORTY Just how dangerous is tackle football?
I saw a fascinating piece on Frontline this weekend called League of Denial:The NFL's Concussion Crisis. The piece covers brain injuries in the NFL and what appears to be a purposeful effort by the NF... Posted on 10/13/13 at 10:49 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Long-simmering ideological objections to teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks but held up one biology tome because of alleged factual errors.
WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press
, November 22, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Imagine the ideal designer dog. It would be smart, healthy and hypoallergenic. It would have the yap bred out and longevity bred in. And, most important, it would never lose its puppy face.
SUE MANNING, Associated Press
, November 20, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota is finalizing an agreement with a blood bank in Missouri that would give parents the option of donating their baby's umbilical cord blood, a source of lifesaving stem cells.
(AP) - The nation's first new guidelines in a decade for preventing heart attacks and strokes call for twice as many Americans — one-third of all adults — to consider taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.
MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer
, November 12, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Surrounded by a gooey graveyard of prehistoric beasts, a small crew diligently wades through a backlog of fossil finds from a century of excavation at the La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles.
ALICIA CHANG, AP Science Writer
, October 28, 2013
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. women are increasingly using donated eggs to get pregnant, with often good results, although the ideal outcome — a single baby born on time at a healthy weight — is still uncommon, a study found.
LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer
, October 17, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Look up a female scientist or technologist on Wikipedia, and you might not find what you're looking for. Many don't have detailed pages or any page at all on the free online encyclopedia created by contributors, the vast majority of them men.
MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press
, October 16, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new University of Minnesota study says cutting phosphorus in lakes reduces algae blooms and improves water quality but can lead to an unintended consequence: too much nitrogen in lakes.
DENVER (AP) — Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth, was guided by two instincts: overcoming fear and quenching his insatiable curiosity. He pioneered his way into the heights of space and the depths of the ocean floor.
KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press
, October 11, 2013
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