Scientists are gearing up for construction this spring of a 15,000-ton neutrino particle detector that will be housed in a facility on the Ash River Trail, about 40 miles southeast of International Falls.
The University of Minnesota is setting up a sustainability initiative to help businesses and government agencies learn how to encourage consumer behavior that’s good for the environment.
Invasive species like zebra mussels have caused millions of dollars in damage to the Great Lakes. But a new study suggests that some invasives can actually benefit their adopted homes.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester are using glow-in-the-dark cats in the fight against AIDS. The clinic announced Sunday that researchers have developed a genome-based immunization strategy to fight feline AIDS and find ways to combat human HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers said the goal is to create cats with intrinsic immunity to the Read more →
Two longtime Mayo Clinic benefactors have donated $20 million to help launch the Clinic’s new Center for Science of Health Care Delivery. The donation came from Robert and Patricia Kern, a Wisconsin couple who has visited the Rochester Clinic since 1930. Their contribution will jump start the new center that will focus on creating, evaluating Read more →
DNR researchers monitor about 35 radio-collared black bears in northern Minnesota, and they’re asking people heading out for the bear hunting opener Sept. 1 to be careful not to shoot them.
Within the next four years nearly a quarter million Minnesota seniors will be living in areas with little to no access to public transportation.
North Dakota State University architecture students are showing off their designs for a passive energy home they will build at the Minnesota State Fair this year.
A University of Minnesota research projects hopes to find ways to increase the efficiency of wind turbines.