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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

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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

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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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Modern alchemy: University of North Dakota aims to turn corn stalks, stems and leaves into jet fuel

A team of scientists and engineers with UND’s ND SUNRISE (Sustainable Energy Research Initiative and Supporting Education) research center will develop a process to convert the lignin contained in corn stover – the stalks, stems and leaves left...
19-Oct-2020 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New detect-and-disinfect technology to be developed, tested at the University of North Dakota

What if, when confronted with a COVID-contaminated countertop, cockpit or control panel, a person could decontaminate the entire surface by zapping it with a handheld ultraviolet light? Technology that UND is testing and helping to develop could...
16-Sep-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Diana D'Amico Pawlewicz’s book, Blaming Teachers: Professionalization Policies and the Failure of Reform in American History out Aug 14

31-Jul-2020 3:15 PM EDT

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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