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May 9, 2017
A view of the Blomstrand Glacier in Ny-Alesund, Norway during US Secretary of State John Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende toured the glacier, and made remarks about climate change on June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool/File Photo
Earth could break through a major climate threshold in the next 15 years, scientists warn
May 9, 2017 - 4:13pm
April 14, 2017
Water worlds: Distant moons may harbor life under frozen seas, NASA says
April 14, 2017 - 7:18pm
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
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 16, 2017
Friends of the Grand Forks Public Library announces 2017 focus
February 16, 2017 - 5:24pm
February 1, 2017
UND assistant professor Catherine A. Brissette holds up a tube of deer tick nymph specimens Tuesday in her campus lab. Deer ticks are the most likely tick species to carry the bacteria which cause Lyme disease. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)
UND researchers study long-term symptoms of tick-borne illness
February 1, 2017 - 7:56pm
January 26, 2017
NASA workers look up at the James Webb Space Telescope Mirror during it's media reveal at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center at Greenbelt, Md., Nov. 2,  2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Government scientists go 'rogue' in defiance of Trump
January 26, 2017 - 9:35am
December 30, 2016
Landmark Signs and Electric technicians install tiles in the Times Square New Year's Eve Waterford Crystal Ball panel during the Waterford Crystal Installation for Times Square New Year's Eve 2017 on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 at One Times Square in New York City. Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/TNS
Wait a second, New Year's Eve will have 1 more second to celebrate
December 30, 2016 - 11:09am
December 18, 2016
A seahorse swims in a tank at the Underwater World Aquarium in Pattaya, nearly 90 miles east of Bangkok, Thailand, Aug. 20, 2005. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/File Photo
Scientists try to unlock genetic secrets of seahorses
December 18, 2016 - 7:10am
December 1, 2016
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin testifies at a Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, entitled "U.S. Human Exploration Goals and Commercial Space Competitiveness," on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photoplay button
Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin medically evacuated from South Pole
December 1, 2016 - 2:28pm
November 26, 2016
Pluto nearly fills the frame in this image from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) aboard NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, taken on July 13, 2015 when the spacecraft was 476,000 miles from the surface.  NASA/Handout via REUTERS
Underground ocean found on Pluto, likely slushy with ice
November 26, 2016 - 11:24am
October 27, 2016
 Kirsten Baesler, N.D. superintendent of schools, speaks  in Fargo. File photo
ND student scores rank in top five in national science exam
October 27, 2016 - 8:49pm
A handout photograph shows what scientists have identified as the first known example of fossilised brain tissue from a dinosaur, and say it resembles the brains of modern-day crocodiles and birds, released in London, Oct. 27. University of Cambridge/Handout via REUTERS
Scientists identify fossilized dinosaur brain tissue for first time
October 27, 2016 - 12:38pm
October 26, 2016
"The act of telling lies actually reduces our brain's emotional response to dishonesty and ecourages us to tell bigger lies in the future," said experimental psychologist Neil Garrett, who studied the effects of lying.(Dreamstime/TNS)
Neuroscientists show how tiny fibs snowball into big lies
October 26, 2016 - 3:30am