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Biologists Integrate Unmanned Aircraft Technology in Canadian Wildlife Study

As part of the “Hudson Bay Project,” a collaborative research program that includes partners from the U.S. and Canada, researchers conducted nearly 90 test flights to show that Unmanned Aircraft Systems can be used non-invasively to study geese...
30-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Dakota Announces $5 Million Gift From Hess Corporation to Help Fund Collaborative Energy Complex

The University of North Dakota has announced a $5 million gift from the Hess Corporation to the UND College of Engineering and Mines. The gift, along with a $2.5 million match from the N.D. Higher Education Challenge Fund, will provide $7.5 million...
26-Jun-2014 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tell-Tale Genes Linked to Eating Disorders

Until recently, no one knew how eating disorders occur or what triggers them. Recently published research suggests a new strategy to understand eating disorders, and it may lead to innovative treatments.
22-Nov-2013 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Epigenetics Researchers Study Lifestyle and Cancer at University of North Dakota

Researchers at the University of North Dakota look at how environmental influences like herbicides, pesticides, diets, and nutrition affect a person’s epigenetic programming.
21-Aug-2013 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Healthy Skepticism

Jim Whitehead advocates for the tried and true adage that “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” This is especially the case with product claims made by the dietary supplement industry and other more shady outfits for rapid weight...
29-Jan-2013 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

The 411 on 511

The national 511 traveler information system that provides weather and road information began as aerospace research and has now been moved to the private sector.
10-Jan-2013 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rural Assistance Center Celebrates 10 Years of Service to Rural America

The Rural Assistance Center, a national resource for rural health and human services, is celebrating 10 years of service to rural America. RAC has recently partnered with other organizations to create the website’s Tools for Success,...
13-Dec-2012 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

An Epiphany of Cosmic Proportions

Scientist describes a new chemical reaction that could explain how stars form, evolve, and eventually die.
7-Dec-2012 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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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