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February 20, 2019
Neptune as seen by Voyager 2 during its flyby in 1989.
Tiny new moon discovered around Neptune
16 hours 28 min ago
February 17, 2019
The shadow of the Opportunity Rover stretches across the barren Martian landscape in this self-portrait taken with the rover’s front hazard-avoidance camera on July 26, 2004. NASA/ JPL-Caltech
Astro Bob: What a wonderful opportunity it was
February 17, 2019 - 5:00am
February 12, 2019
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'Lust can make us dumb': Northland experts break down the science of romantic love
February 12, 2019 - 5:00am
February 6, 2019
Hermantown Middle School Science Teachers Jillian Godfrey, Madeleine Schmaltz, Kate Conklin, Jill Hansen and Katie Brown-Mesedahl. David Ballard Photography
Hermantown Middle School shows what women can achieve in science
February 6, 2019 - 11:15am
January 4, 2019
Traffic moves through downtown Anchorage, Alaska.  Bloomberg photo by David Ryder
After destructive November quake, Anchorage still faces onslaught of aftershocks
January 4, 2019 - 11:57am
December 16, 2018
Jim Noble (left) and Mark Woodcock have a discussion around a table at Mexico Lindo in Duluth during the Lake Superior Freethinkers’ Happy Hour on Thursday, Dec. 6. (Jed Carlson /
Lake Superior Freethinkers offers outlet for camaraderie without faith
December 16, 2018 - 5:00am
December 11, 2018
Health Notes: Telemedicine, chemicals in baby toys, flu update
December 11, 2018 - 5:00am
December 7, 2018
Profile by Sanford aggressively expanding across US
December 7, 2018 - 2:19pm
A juvenile Hawaiian monk seal was found with a spotted eel in its nose at French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands this past summer.  NOAA Fisheries/Brittany Dolan.
'Make better choices': Endangered Hawaiian monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop
December 7, 2018 - 11:51am
December 6, 2018
Buckfast honey bees gather on a beehive in Merango, Ill., on Sept. 10, 2018.   Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
World's first honey bee vaccine seeks to save dying pollinators
December 6, 2018 - 9:46am
December 1, 2018
National View: Gene editing an enormous threat
December 1, 2018 - 9:31pm
November 23, 2018
The Science Museum of Minnesota has a new bone man. Alex Hastings recently started work as the museum's Fitzpatrick Chair of Paleontology. Here, Hastings talks about a Haplocanthosaurus skeletal fossil in the museum's bone lab on Nov. 6 at The Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul. (David Joles/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Meet the new dinosaur bone hunter at the Science Museum of Minnesota
November 23, 2018 - 5:00am
October 21, 2018
Student scientists sift through mud and debris from the bottom of Lake Michigan in their search for meteorites.  Johnny Ford, Shedd Aquarium
Teen scientists went looking for meteorites in the Great Lakes. They found another type of alien.
October 21, 2018 - 5:15am
October 13, 2018
A house damaged by Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida, on Oct. 11, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Zack Wittman.
Hurricane Michael aftermath: Death toll spikes to at least 15
October 13, 2018 - 8:38am
October 5, 2018
Photo from NOAA Photo Library of a plastic sandwich baggy floating in the water. Fish that feed on various salps, jelly-fish, etc. mistake such trash for food and can ingest this with fatal consequences. 

Location: Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Photographer: Ben Mierement, NOAA NOS (ret.)
Plastic waste in the world's oceans could double by 2030
October 5, 2018 - 11:37am