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April 26, 2017
San Diego Natural History Museum Paleontologist Don Swanson pointing at a rock fragment near a large horizontal mastodon tusk fragment. (San Diego Natural History Museum)
130,000-year-old bones could rewrite story of when humans first appeared in the Americas
17 hours 3 min ago
People's Climate March to be held in Duluth
23 hours 23 min ago
April 23, 2017
Reader's view: Eager to refute, scientists agree on climate
April 23, 2017 - 5:40pm
April 20, 2017
Planetarium hosting Astronomy Day event
April 20, 2017 - 7:47pm
April 19, 2017
March for Science planned Saturday in Duluth
April 19, 2017 - 9:11pm
April 7, 2017
Seventh-graders Anna Quass (left) and Katlyn Carter (right) won the Best Overall Project Award for their project “What Effect Does Having a Concussion Have on Reaction Time?” during December’s Monarch Insect Fair held at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Cloquet youth scientists awarded for research
April 7, 2017 - 12:46pm
April 5, 2017
PTSD brain. Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Wikimedia Commons image.
Scientists find common antibiotic could prevent or treat PTSD
April 5, 2017 - 4:30am
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