A working group of environmentalists, business leaders and state employees spent the past two years trying to come up with recommendations to improve regulation of toxic chemicals.
The moderate winter of 2011-12 likely is one reason more honeybees survived.
A research scientists aims to to control weeds with a fine grit propelled through specially designed compressed air nozzles.
“There is not a way to do whole ecosystem scale freshwater research anywhere else in the world. The work done there has been instrumental in our understanding of acid rain to endocrine disruption.”
“Pelicans at this stage of nesting will not tolerate trespassing by photographers or curious members of the public because it can result in the death of young.” — DNR Non-Game Wildlife Program Supervisor Carrol Henderson
Researchers and science educators are creating exhibits and hands on learning opportunities at more than 200 science museums and universities across the country
Xinwei Wang discovered the silk spiders use to make their webs conducts heat better than commonly used materials like silicon and aluminum.
Minnesota students are participating this year for the first time in what organizers call the largest robotics competition in the world.
Mayo Clinic researchers estimate the hospitalization costs for underage drinking in the United States is about $755 million a year, according to a new study. Much of the cost goes towards treatment.
Two North Dakota State University researchers believe the key to extracting oil from shale is in understanding the material the nano scale. They plan to use computer modeling to find a way to free petroleum from the rock.