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March 21, 2017
UMD engineering student Jake Schofield talks about the recent Clean Snowmobile Challenge at Michigan Technological University, where the UMD team won a number of awards with the sled he’s sitting on. Steve Kuchera /
UMD clean snowmobile team gobbles up awards
March 21, 2017 - 6:31pm
A farmer combines corn in western Minnesota. (file / News Tribune)
Habitat loss highest near ethanol plants
March 21, 2017 - 6:28pm
March 10, 2017
This bald eagle wearing a GPS transmitter (see antenna wire on back) was photographed on the Fond du Lac Reservation in December 2015. This week, the same bird was located by GPS near the Fond du Lac Dam on the St. Louis River on its northward migration. (Photo by Terry Perrault, Fond du Lac Band Resource Management Division technician)
Well-traveled eagle wearing GPS transmitter located near Duluth
March 10, 2017 - 10:37pm
March 5, 2017
The new Bell Museum of Natural History in St. Paul will feature 21,000 square feet of Northwoods-sourced, thermally modified white pine on its exterior. Courtesy Perkins+Will
Hot commodity: NRRI innovation featured at new Bell Museum
March 5, 2017 - 9:00pm
February 24, 2017
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Soccer-playing bumblebees get goal-scoring buzz
February 24, 2017 - 12:06pm
February 22, 2017
Artist's concept shows what each of the TRAPPIST-1 planets may look like, based on available data about their sizes, masses and orbital distances.  REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
February 22, 2017 - 4:12pm
February 18, 2017
A SpaceX rocket sits on launch pad39A on Saturday after it was scrubbed 13 seconds before it was expected to launch. The new window for the mission, which will send cargo and hundreds of science experiments to the International Space Station, will open Sunday morning. Pad39A is the launch site of a rocket that carried the first U.S. astronauts to the moon. It was also the site of the last Space Shuttle mission in 2011. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
SpaceX launch scrubbed with 13 seconds to go
February 18, 2017 - 6:18pm
February 8, 2017
A seller shows quinoa to a photographer at her stand at a market in Lima, Peru, in 2015. Reuters file photo
New genetic study sheds light on quinoa
February 8, 2017 - 10:13pm
February 2, 2017
Scientists find collagen in 195-million-year-old dinosaur bone
February 2, 2017 - 9:52pm
January 24, 2017
USDA disavows gag-order emailed to scientific research unit
January 24, 2017 - 3:40pm
January 6, 2017
Kathy Glover, left, and Jan Elftmann toss a soccer ball back and forth, recording it on a high speed camera at 250 frames per second, in one of the interactive exhibits in the new Sportsology Exhibit which opens to the public at the Science Museum of Minnesota on Friday. (Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
New Science Museum exhibit tests visitors’ skills while explaining the science of sports
January 6, 2017 - 12:26pm
December 29, 2016
Wisconsin DNR purges climate change from web page
December 29, 2016 - 4:52pm
December 27, 2016
Pioneering astronomer Vera Rubin dies at 88; she helped find evidence of dark matter
December 27, 2016 - 2:10pm
December 13, 2016
Astro Bob books for sale
December 13, 2016 - 9:16pm
December 1, 2016
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin attends a Nov. 15, 2016 ceremony to dedicate a room in the Rayburn Building in the name of Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Texas, in Washington, D.C. (Tom Williams/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole
December 1, 2016 - 1:52pm