From tiny to titan: Dinosaur grew up quickly

From tiny to titan: Dinosaur grew up quickly

Titanosaurs were about the size of a human baby at birth, but by the time they reached 20, they could be bigger than a bus.

Brain-controlled technology takes off outside the lab

April 28
Brain-controlled technology takes off outside the lab
A competition billed as the world's first drone race involving a brain-controlled interface involved 16 pilots using willpower to drive drones.

Tiny genetically identical foxes are biological puzzle

April 28
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Minnesota doctors question plan to let pharmacists prescribe Narcan

Advocates are promoting a new strategy to increase access to naloxone, the emergency drug for opioid overdoses: Let pharmacists decide when to give it out.…
Science
April 29

Warming brings nice weather – for now

WASHINGTON – Global warming has mostly made the weather more pleasant for Americans over the last 40 years, which may explain why much of…
Science
April 28

Science briefs: Only 10 Royal Turtles left in Cambodia

  Cambodia’s Royal Turtle is nearly extinct, with fewer than 10 left in the wild, because increased sand dredging and illegal clearance of flooded forest…
Science
April 28

Forest Service keeps oldest tree a mystery to the public

The Forest Service is so protective of its ancient, gnarled star that it will not even share its image. At 4,847 or so years old,…
Science
April 28

Particles forged in nearby supernova are still raining onto Earth

Scientists traced particles that rain down on Earth back to nearby supernova.
Science
April 28

Health briefs: Fatty diet is linked to daytime drowsiness

  Eating a high-fat diet may lead to daytime sleepiness, a new study concludes. Australian researchers studied 1,800 men who had filled out food-frequency questionnaires…
Science
April 28
An office floor at Dyson�s headquarters in Malmesbury, England, April...

Your office is a petri dish of bacteria

You’d be forgiven for thinking all offices are bland, sterile and essentially interchangeable. But you’d also be wrong. Built environments, including our places of work,…
Science
April 28

Technology helps to find a teen's silenced voice

Diagnosed with autism in infancy and unable to talk since then, Ben Alexander communicates by typing.
St. Paul
April 28
Water intrusion problems have affected the 370,000-square foot Science Museum of Minnesota since shortly after it opened.

NASA gives $14.5M to Science Museum to help promote space science

The St. Paul museum will help inspire the next generation, officials say.
Nation
April 28

About hugging your dog … Is it OK?

Data? Study? Science? Misleading?
West Metro
April 27

Review of 14,000 Minnesota criminal convictions finds no exonerations

Two cases, including Billy Glaze's, are still being checked.
World
April 26

Memories painful on Chernobyl's 30th anniversary

As Ukraine and Belarus on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident with solemn words and an angry protest, some of the men who were sent to the site in the first chaotic and frightening days were gripped by painful memories.
Nation
April 26

Lawsuit challenges move of eight Atlanta chimps to England

A monthslong conflict over a plan to send eight chimpanzees from a laboratory in the U.S. to a wildlife park in England intensified this week…
Science
April 23

Truth is, most of us lie all the time

More than two decades of research show we learned to deceive as toddlers, telling little white lies daily that make others feel good.
World
April 22

175 states sign landmark Paris deal on climate change

The historic agreement on climate change marked a major milestone on Friday with a record 175 countries signing on to it on opening day. But world leaders made clear more action is needed, and quickly, to fight a relentless rise in global temperatures.
Nation
April 22

Massachusetts boy skips birthday gifts, gives to sea turtles

A Massachusetts 6-year-old's love of sea turtles prompted him to forgo birthday gifts this year and ask instead for money he could donate to sea turtle rescue efforts.
Variety
April 22

Science shows how Moby Dick could totally have sunk that whaling ship

Researchers determine that sperm whale could probably sink a ship.
Science
April 22
Sometimes antibiotics aren't the right choice for ear infections.

Health beat: Poor Minnesotans fare better in two measures of health care

Poor Minnesotans tend to receive poorer health care — poorer asthma management, for example, and less blood pressure control — according to a new state…
Science
April 22

Health briefs: Certain thyroid tumors reclassified — they're not cancer

People diagnosed with a particular type of thyroid cancer and aggressively treated for it actually didn’t have cancer after all. That’s the conclusion of 24…
Science
April 22

With in vitro fertilization, new possibility emerges with 'mosaic' embryos

The couple wanted a baby boy, but the male embryo they had chosen — the only one available after an expensive round of in vitro…