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Engineering Team Excels at NASA Rover Challenge

A team of four North Dakota State University mechanical engineering students took third place in the University Division of NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge April 8-9 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The...
25-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NDSU Researchers to Receive Up to $9.62 Million for Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research


Researchers in NDSU’s College of Health Professions and College of Science and Mathematics are receiving an Institutional Development Award (IDeA), Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant of up to $9.62 million. The award from the...
23-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study of European Shag Shows Parental Age May Affect How Long Offspring Live


A North Dakota State University faculty member is among a group of international researchers studying why older parents produce offspring who tend to have shorter lives. Britt J. Heidinger, assistant professor of biological sciences at NDSU, Fargo,...
14-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Can Parents’ Stress Impact the Health of Future Generations?


A new review published in Biology Letters of The Royal Society examines the long-term impacts of exposure to stressors during development. The review by Dr. Britt Heidinger, North Dakota State University, Fargo, and Dr. Mark Haussmann, Bucknell...
4-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NDSU Researchers Studying White Nose Syndrome Seek Bat Populations in North Dakota


While many people find bats scary, they actually play very important roles in our environment, according to Dr. Erin Gillam, associate professor in Biological Sciences at NDSU. Bats eat crop pests, such as cutworms, potato beetles, grasshoppers and...
15-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Adult Bullying – a Nasty Piece of Work” Sheds Light on Workplace Bullying and What to Do About It


From the workplace to the boardroom, research shows that adult bullying takes many forms. October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Dr. Pamela Lutgen-Sandvik, North Dakota State University, Fargo, has researched the topic of workplace...
13-Oct-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NDSU Researchers Studying Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery to Combat Prostate Cancer

Two North Dakota State University researchers have received a National Institutes of Health grant award to study ways to use polymer spheres to deliver anticancer drugs to combat prostate cancers.
24-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Valspar Foundation and NDSU Announce Coatings Scholarships and Student Research Program

Valspar Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of paints and coatings, and North Dakota State University (NDSU) announced scholarship and research opportunities for students studying coatings and polymeric materials at NDSU. The Valspar...
24-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Making the Case That Fathers Count---A Lot

New fathers don't receive a how-to manual when they hold their little bundle of joy for the first time. The book, "Why Fathers Count: The Importance of Fathers and Their Involvement with Children," provides tips on all stages of parenting, from new...
12-Jun-2008 4:40 PM EDT

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