NEW PLATEAUS Super Heroes
I bumped into a cool site that lists the scientists whose discoveries have saved the most lives.
There are over 100 scientists named and divided into "clubs" such as the 100,000 club. I'll share a fe... Posted on 4/12/13 at 8:08 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES So You're Moving to BoomTown, USA... Now What?
You hear about oilfield boomtowns everywhere in the media, some outlets even going so far as to compare them to a modern-day Wild West. The thought of actually moving to one of these towns can be daun... Posted on 3/4/13 at 1:42 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN DNR plans aerial deer, elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
This past weekends blizzard should be good news for wildlife crews from the Department of Natural Resources, who are planning to conduct helicopter deer surveys in parts of northwest Minnesota and els... Posted on 1/14/13 at 11:42 AM
COBBERS ON THE BRAIN Neurochemistry Reflections
For those of you who can't read 0.2 size font, the molecule shown in the featured picture is oxytocin. Eh? Eh? Get it?
Anyway, this course truly was everything I wanted and more. Unlike many of my cl... Posted on 12/11/12 at 9:06 PM
North Dakota State University officials considered filing a formal complaint last fall against the University of North Dakota – or asking Gov. Jack Dalrymple to quietly intervene – when a UND employee’s mistake jeopardized a federal grant shared by entrepreneurial offshoots of the two universities.
Marnie Schuschke, Grand Forks, knows firsthand how much of an impact the March of Dimes foundation can have on a family. Her 18-month-old twin boys, Zak and Porter, were born on Oct. 2, 2011, eight and a half weeks premature.
Imagine pieces of paper that could broadcast their whereabouts.
A team of researchers at North Dakota State University uses microchips to enable pieces of paper to be tracked. Val Marinov calls it “smart paper.”
Baby boomers have more chronic illness and disability than their parents, as their sedentary habits and expanding girth offset the modern medicine that enables them to live longer, a recent study shows.
Young men who work out frequently have as much as 73 percent more sperm than those who don't, and the more television one watches, the lower the count goes, according to a study by Harvard researchers.
Yes, maggots are creepy, crawly, and slimy. But that slime is a remarkable healing balm, used by battlefield surgeons for centuries to close wounds. Now, researchers say, they’ve figured out how maggots – fly larvae – work their magic: They suppress our immune system.
Game and Fish Department study aims to learn more about deer in northeast part of state — but first, research crews have to trap 20 additional adult does and fit them with radio-collars. That sometimes is easier said than done.
After being held at gunpoint in Zimbabwe and caught in a civil uprising in Mali, UND anthropologist Marcia Mikulak is known to put research ahead of her own safety. But after years of calling attention to the plight of a northeastern Brazilian tribe, she recently saw her effort save someone else.
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