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U's stinky corpse flower blooms in all its nose-wrinkling wonder
The stinky corpse flower is in bloom and drawing visitors to U campus in St. Paul. But be quick.
Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees
Facebook left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company acknowledged Thursday after a security researcher exposed the lapse .
Pollinator-friendly yards could get help from the state of Minnesota
Legislature considers subsidies for homeowners who convert lawns to clover and wildflowers.
Special report: Bees at the Brink
Minn. lawmakers aim to reduce salt runoff from sidewalks
Bills in the House and Senate would create a state program to certify the professionals who apply salt to sidewalks and parking lots, so they know how to best control ice without using excessive salt.
Michigan lab stops controversial testing on beagles
The decision came less than a week after the Humane Society released the results of an undercover investigation of the Charles River Laboratories in Mattawan.
Britain could run short on water by 2050, official warns
Population growth and climate change are factors.
U.S. heat records falling twice as often as cold marks, review by AP finds
Since 1999, the ratio has been two warm records set or broken for every cold one.
'Wicked problems' mean 'sustainably' produced food may not always be so, U research finding
U researchers examined environmental standards for producing sugar.
Why do we yawn? 'There are so many triggers,' scientists say
But the exact physiological purpose of a yawn remains a mystery.
With costs up, more U.S. cities are no longer recycling
Plastics and paper are burned or sent to landfills.
With suicides and ER visits on the rise, north metro group forms new collaboration
Leaders seek to address the lack of prevention programs and other services for mental health.
Purdue University blocks streaming services in academic buildings
The ban was driven by a desire to free up bandwidth for academic purposes.
Binge drinking changes your DNA so you crave more, study finds
It's the latest in a growing body of evidence that alcohol and drug use causes genetic changes that can be passed down.
To rebuild backs, synthetic replacements and living cells hold promise
A team at Penn has published a promising study of what they hope is a better option to deal with spinal discs that degenerate.
'We need to cause an uproar': Minn. students 'strike' in climate fight
Friday's rally in St. Paul was part of a wave of student demonstrations worldwide.
Health briefs: 1 in 3 students with ADHD do not get support services at school
One in three students with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder does not receive any support services at school, said a national study of U.S. schoolchildren. The study…
Early trauma, lasting toll
Parents whose babies are born prematurely or are medically fragile can face a relentless stress.
Diabetes home tests may be waste of money
The waste is running into the billions of dollars and is throughout the health care system.
Varied cultures of chimpanzees matter for conservation, scientists say
As researchers learn more about Homo sapiens' closest living genetic relatives, they are also discovering more about the diversity of behaviors within chimpanzee groups.
How climate change may be altering our cloud cover
If those stratocumulus cloud decks vanish, that could intensify global warming.
Science briefs: Space probes suggest Mars once had underground lakes
Scientists say images of craters taken by European and U.S. space probes show there likely once was a planet-wide system of underground lakes on Mars.…
Minnesota considers banning TCE following emissions problem in White Bear Township
The hazardous industrial solvent remains in wide use despite high toxicity.
Med-tech trade group launches online cybersecurity tool
AdvaMed said its communication tool will help the industry share insight on ongoing issues.
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