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  • Jazlynn Folland named 2020 Minnesota Teen Miss Agriculture USA

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT


    By Anna Jauhola In the third week of school, Kittson Central’s Jazlynn Folland spoke to elementary students about agriculture and the important role it plays in everyone’s lives. Folland, a 10th grader, was recently named 2020 Minnesota Teen M
  • Why Scientists Put An Ear On A Mouse

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Why Scientists Put An Ear On A Mouse
    Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not! The “Vacanti Mouse.” The “earmouse.” That freaky thing you saw in a biology textbook or email chain. Whatever you call it, one thing’s for sure: the mouse with the ear on its back is a
  • Manitoba-born James Peebles, 2 others awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Manitoba-born James Peebles, 2 others awarded Nobel Prize in Physics
    The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Manitoba-born James Peebles “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology,” and to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, of the University of Geneva, “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiti
  • Sask. filmmakers produce new sci-fi digital series in Manitoba after film tax credit cut

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Sask. filmmakers produce new sci-fi digital series in Manitoba after film tax credit cut
    Two Regina-born filmmakers travelled through the multiverse from Saskatchewan to Manitoba to have their latest science fiction digital series made.
  • The Weirdest Deer-Like Creatures Of All Time

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    The Weirdest Deer-Like Creatures Of All Time
    Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not! If you think about it, deer are uniquely bizarre creatures. Unlike any other group of animals, they grow pointy bones atop their heads that fall off every year and then grow back. They adapt well, survive in a vari
  • HSC makes plea to staff for additional nurses to manage growing number of patients

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    HSC makes plea to staff for additional nurses to manage growing number of patients
    The Health Sciences Centre is calling for nurses to work in the adult emergency and adult medicine departments to manage a growing number of patients and to prep for flu season.
  • Northland rallies for second straight win

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT


    by Scott DCamp Sports Editor Northland Community & Technical College won a back-and-forth contest 27-26 over visiting Minnesota West Community & Technical College Saturday at Swenson Field in Thief River Falls. “It was a tough, hard-fought g
  • Why the reigning fat bear champion isn't in the contest this year

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Why the reigning fat bear champion isn't in the contest this year
    Welcome to Fat Bear Week 2019! Katmai National Park's bears spent the summer gorging on 4,500-calorie salmon, and they've transformed into rotund giants, some over 1,000 pounds. The park is holding its annual playoff-like competition for the fattest of th
  • Elon Musk brought little news but lots of hype for the SpaceX Starship

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Elon Musk brought little news but lots of hype for the SpaceX Starship
    SpaceX's much-heralded Starship reveal on Saturday night was undone somewhat by the fact that it's hard to maintain secrecy with a 165-foot vehicle. The Elon Musk-hosted evening presentation in Boca Chica, Texas gave viewers on the ground and watching fro
  • The troubling world of WiFi toxicity truthers on Instagram

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    The troubling world of WiFi toxicity truthers on Instagram
    Radiation. The word inspires fear and images of mushroom clouds and meltdowns. And when people hear that their WiFi routers and cellphones emit radiation, they get scared.  In response, maybe they read the recent FDA and FCC reports saying the electr
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  • How Jesse's Story Comes to an Emotional Close in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    How Jesse's Story Comes to an Emotional Close in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
    When the final season of Breaking Bad nears its close, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) is confined in a cage, living in his own filth, and forced into slave labor by a few meth-making racists. In the season finale, we see a tearful Jesse escape (thanks to an
  • Real World Economics: Labor force gray areas demand explanation

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Real World Economics: Labor force gray areas demand explanation
    My primer on labor force indicators last week evoked many questions and comments from readers. Some scathingly asserted that Bureau of Labor Statistics data are either idiotic or politically manipulated. Others posed thoughtful questions. Grouping these a
  • Caryn M. Sullivan: Changing the narrative about dyslexia

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT


    You’re dumb. You’re lazy. You’re a bad kid. Every day, students receive these messages, explicitly or implicitly, because they can’t learn to read the way they’re being taught. Meanwhile, their classmates learn to identify th
  • Petula Dvorak: A renowned scientist searched for his mystery angel for 30 years. Case closed

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT


    Jimmy Dorsey turned to his wife with a weird story about his day. “He asked me if I had some money in my wallet,” Elaine Dorsey said, remembering that evening in 1990 when her generous husband — the guy who was a volunteer firefighter an
  • Hitting the Books: Nero, fiddling from orbit as Earth burns

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Hitting the Books: Nero, fiddling from orbit as Earth burns
    Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and...
  • Robert Gebelhoff: Tired of politics? Check out Saturn’s newly discovered moons.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT


    Yes, the latest impeachment developments are very important. But please, I beg you, let’s take a moment for something much bigger and so much more wholesome: our own cosmic neighborhood. For the sake of our sanity, for science and for the possibilit
  • Winners announced in million dollar contest for ethnic-minority entrepreneurs

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Winners announced in million dollar contest for ethnic-minority entrepreneurs
    Two Twin Cities entrepreneurs beat out 500 entrants to win big bucks in the Meda’s Million Dollar Challenge. The winners, selected from 10 finalists, were announced Friday. Andres Acosta, co-founder of Phenomix Sciences, with offices in St. Paul and
  • Review: Cantus offers well-sung songs of stars and space

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Review: Cantus offers well-sung songs of stars and space
    While the concert programs of the Minneapolis-based male vocal group Cantus can sometimes get off theme, the one that opens its 2019-20 season is pretty consistent: “One Giant Leap” is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moo
  • Here are three scenarios where Trump wins Minnesota

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Here are three scenarios where Trump wins Minnesota
    No Republican presidential candidate has won Minnesota since Richard Nixon in 1972. But Donald Trump came close in 2016, losing to Hillary Clinton by 44,765 votes, a margin of just over 1.5 percent percentage points. Here are three scenarios — note
  • Watch Aaron Paul Give a Much-Needed Breaking Bad Recap in 2.5 Minutes

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:00 GMT

    Watch Aaron Paul Give a Much-Needed Breaking Bad Recap in 2.5 Minutes
    Aaron Paul appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday night to promote the imminent release of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie and, somehow, we're even more excited than before. In case you need a refresher on what went down in the Breaking Bad TV series
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  • Will unreliable research bury your healthcare startup?

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT

    Will unreliable research bury your healthcare startup?
    For healthtech founders and funders, scientific claims and conclusions are more than policy — business models depend upon the lucid appraisal of clinical problems, evaluating inadequacies in current standards of care, a clear understanding of diseas
  • Thirty-one women who “run the world” — and what can be learned from them

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT

    Thirty-one women who “run the world” — and what can be learned from them
    Today, a new book called “Girls Who Run the World” hits real and virtual bookshelves, and for anyone with a middle-school aged kid or looking to inspire a high-schooler, it might be worth checking out. Featuring 31 women who are the CEOs of co
  • TikTok taps corporate law firm K&L Gates to advise on its U.S. content moderation policies

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT

    TikTok taps corporate law firm K&L Gates to advise on its U.S. content moderation policies
    As TikTok continues its rapid U.S. growth, the company is being challenged to better explain its content moderation choices. Why, for example, is the short-form video app censoring the Hong Kong protests but not U.S. political content? Why is it banning p
  • How to Find Your Keystone Habits to Change Your Life

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT


    When a young CEO stepped in at the helm of a dying giant, his first task was to figure out what needed to be done to save the company. After he spent some time researching the company and the market situation, he came up with a simple plan which he introd
  • How Memory Works (And How You Can Make It Work for You)

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT


    Ever lose your car keys? Have trouble remembering a word that feels like it’s on the tip of your tongue? Forget why you walked into a room? Memory can appear simple, like a videotape in your head that either turns on or doesn’t. You either
  • South Korea-based Mathpresso, developer of tutoring app Qanda, raises $14.5 million Series B

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT

    South Korea-based Mathpresso, developer of tutoring app Qanda, raises $14.5 million Series B
    Seoul-based education technology startup Mathpresso announced today that it has raised $14.5 million in Series B funding. The company’s flagship app is Qanda, which provides students with math and science help and tutoring. Participants in the round
  • This Is the Breathing Method I Like to Do Before Bed and Anytime I Need to Chill Out and Relax

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT

    This Is the Breathing Method I Like to Do Before Bed and Anytime I Need to Chill Out and Relax
    For the longest, I was all talk when it came to meditating. I'd do it once, at most twice, a week and then leave it alone for another few weeks. Of course, I thought it was stupid and a waste of time because "I didn't feel any different." Well, I challen
  • Shipping giant Pitney Bowes hit by ransomware

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT

    Shipping giant Pitney Bowes hit by ransomware
    Shipping tech giant Pitney Bowes has confirmed a cyberattack on its systems. The company said in a statement that its systems were hit by a “malware attack that encrypted information” on its systems, more commonly known as ransomware. “A
  • Essential Learning Methods to Help You Learn Effectively

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT


    You’re never too old to learn, and this isn’t just some fancy statement; this is many people’s motto in life. We all learn different things ever since we are little -- our parents teach us morals, our teachers teach us maths, society
  • How climate change is shaping Iowa's physical and political landscape

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:53:01 GMT

    How climate change is shaping Iowa's physical and political landscape
    “There is some science I do believe we can look at but to setup a new government agency or more government regulation? I’m still wondering if that’s feasible," one farmer said.

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    Thu, 10 Oct 2019 01:42:00 GMT

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    Sun, 13 Oct 2019 01:03:00 GMT

    Science (from the Latin word scientia, meaning "knowledge") is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe. The earliest roots of science can be traced to Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia in around 3500 to 3000 BCE.
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