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Urban Native Elders' Needs Are Not Being Met

The National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) and partners met with AARP in the summer of 2018 to propose the idea of conducting a national survey, specifically looking at the health and social needs of the urban Native Elder...
5-Dec-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

University of North Dakota hosts summit on mental health in aviation

The University of North Dakota brought all sides of the aviation industry to the table on Wednesday to discuss mental health and wellbeing among the industry’s student body and workforce.
16-Dec-2021 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

A.R. in the O.R.

“It’s not like changing the alternator in your car where you can easily reference the repair manual or a technical read-out in the moment,” explained Dr. Stefan Johnson of teaching surgery to medical students and residents.
15-Oct-2021 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Dakota (UND), U.S. Space Force sign MOU establishing University Partnership Program

The U.S. Space Force announced its University Partnership Program at the University of North Dakota during a Memorandum of Understanding signing event Aug. 9.
9-Aug-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Holistic approach to healing

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a five-year award from the National Institutes of Health totaling more than $10 million to develop an Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center. According to Dr. Don Warne,...
17-Mar-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Farming on asteroids: Science future, not science fiction

If you want to learn how to farm successfully and grow crops, here’s a novel place to turn to: The UND Department of Space Studies. Then again, this advice might be a tad limited, given that not many are aspiring to grow crops on asteroids...
23-Feb-2021 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Superpowered ‘superantigens’ identified in University of North Dakota anti-cancer research

A team of researchers at UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences might just have revolutionized the treatment of solid tumor cancers. As reported in the prestigious Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer, a team led by Department of Biomedical...
28-Jan-2021 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

University of North Dakota astronomers discover source of many meteorites

Every meteoroid has a story to tell; before they flash across our sky, the celestial objects have traveled around the solar system for billions of miles and millions of years. And now, astronomers at the University of North Dakota may have found a...
3-Dec-2020 8:15 AM EST 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

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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