A Grand Forks company that uses goose antibodies to prevent and treat disease is close to marketing its first product, a treatment for parvovirus in dogs. I reported in 2012 on the work Avianax is doing to develop a treatment for West Nile and other diseases. Because animal treatments require much less stringent testing than human testing, that’s Read more →
MPR’s Morning Edition crew has set out to learn something new about the world each day of the state fair, and today they found a group of scientists and map-makers from the Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota who are closely studying Antarctica. Producer Jeff Jones met one of the team’s cartographers, Brad Herried, in Read more →
The Mayo Clinic has received $3 million from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research to study how the presence of a specific sort of human cell affects aging. The funds will help the clinic establish laboratories to study senescent cells, which seem to accumulate in our bodies with age. Darren Baker, a cellular biologist working Read more →
The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department’s use of small unmanned aircraft is attracting journalists from around the world.
A University of North Dakota committee plans to get ahead of federal regulators on the issues of privacy and other social concerns regarding the use of unmanned aircraft.
Climate change and human intervention are helping a new frog hop into Minnesota and the Dakotas.
Members of Congress are asking questions this week about domestic use of unmanned aircraft systems.
The Federal Aviation Administration recently approved restricted airspace in North Dakota for unmanned military aircraft testing.
The Northern Wave will ultimately link to other high speed networks, in Seattle and Chicago, potentially allowing researchers around the world to more easily collaborate on projects
The non-native sea lamprey remains the only one of about 180 aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes to be successfully controlled. Now scientists are exploring other means of controlling the destructive creature, research that could also help with other exotic species.