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Radon on the Radar

Researchers have known for decades that exposure to radon may cause lung cancer, and that North Dakota and Iowa have some of the highest radon rates in the country. Could radon potentially cause other cancers? Researchers from the geography...
31-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

It’s All in the Hands: Researchers Find Correlation Between Athletic Ability and Finger Length


Researchers at University of North Dakota and Sacred Heart School study the correlation between athletic ability and finger length
17-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

On the Offensive Against Opioids


UND Clinical Social Worker Thomasine Heitkamp scores $3.8 million grant to combat drug addiction
5-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Mark’ of Excellence

UND Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism Mark Trahant joins prestigious 2017 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
12-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mega Meteorite


UND Geology Faculty and Students Get Another First-Hand Glimpse of Largest Space Rock Ever Found in State
10-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NIH Funds UND Study of Early Formation of Cancer-Causing Viruses


Barry Milavetz researches epigenetic modifications in infected cells when they’re most easily treatable
30-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NSF Funds Big Data Project in Digital Agriculture

The University of North Dakota, in partnership with Iowa State University, Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is leading a multi-institution Digital Agriculture Spoke grant of about $1 million from the National Science...
30-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UND Lauds New Federal Law on Air Traffic Control Hiring Practices


Legislation emphasizes value of degree from a certified aviation training schools, ensures better job opportunities for students
15-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Science of 'Sully': Professor Discusses Airplane Landing That Led to the Movie

Aerospace professor and Airbus 320 expert discusses the story of an aircraft emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009, now featured in a top box office motion picture
27-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT

U.S. Children Are Less Fit Than Others Around the World

An international research team co-led from the University of North Dakota and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) studied the aerobic fitness levels of children and youth across 50 countries. The results were just published in the...
27-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Aviation Expert Available to Discuss "Sully" Movie

16-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Nationally Recognized Expert on Train Wrecks Can Speak on Rail Disasters

2-Dec-2013 1:00 PM EST

Danger in the Sky - Altitude Chamber Trains Pilots to Deal with Decompression and Hypoxia

Altitude chamber training at the University of North Dakota trains pilots to be aware of decompression and hypoxia. If the flight crew has been trained to recognize symptoms, they can take immediate action.
3-Jul-2013 4:00 PM EDT

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