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Pill shows benefit in certain hard-to-treat breast cancers
A pill has been shown to help keep certain early-stage, hard-to-treat breast cancers at bay after initial treatment in findings being reported early because they are so promising.
SpaceX launches tiny critters, solar panels to space station
SpaceX launched thousands of tiny sea creatures to the International Space Station on Thursday, along with a plaque-fighting toothpaste experiment and powerful solar panels.
Earthquake at underwater Hawaii volcano shakes Big Island
An earthquake at an active deep sea volcano off Hawaii shook the Big Island but didn't appear to have any impact on other nearby volcanoes and no significant damage was reported.
NASA picks Venus as hot spot for two new robotic missions
NASA is returning to sizzling Venus, our closest yet perhaps most overlooked neighbor, after decades of exploring other worlds.
Microsoft program aims to close digital divide in Detroit
Microsoft is expanding a program designed to improve high-speed internet access in Detroit and seven other U.S. cities.
Volkswagen tests electric cars, transit apps on Greek island
German carmaker Volkswagen launched a five-year project Wednesday on the small Greek Aegean island of Astypalea to test the adoption of electric vehicles in areas switching to sustainable energy generation.
Mesabi Metallics sues Minnesota for canceling its mineral leases
Mesabi Metallics sued the DNR in Ramsey County District Court for breach of contract and breach of good faith, essentially asking the court to disallow the lease cancellation.
Automotive chip maker says it's nearly recovered from blaze
A fire-damaged Japanese factory that supplies many of the auto industry's computer chips is producing about 88% of what it was making before the March blaze, its owner says.
Even as pandemic eases, for some U.S. families, worst has just begun
After more than a year of pandemic restrictions, many Americans are leaving their masks behind, making summer travel plans and joyously reuniting with family and…
Milkweed planted in California to help monarch butterflies
A conservation group is planting more than 30,000 milkweed plants in California in the hope of giving Western monarch butterflies new places to breed.
Chinese cargo spacecraft docks with orbital station
An automated spacecraft docked with China's new space station Sunday carrying fuel and supplies for its future crew, the Chinese space agency announced.
Minnesota appeals court: OK to skip full environmental review of Pineland Sands irrigation project
Intensified potato farming and row cropping threatens drinking water and the Mississippi River, opponents say.
In Sweden's Arctic among the reindeer, a space complex is taking shape
KIRUNA, Sweden — The path to the reindeer herder's spring home took him across four frozen lakes and countless snowy hilltops. Arriving to a light…
Who's behind the global surge in single-use plastic?
A surprisingly small group of giant manufacturers and investors are at the heart of the global industry.
Mayo's new research lab promises 'medicine of the future'
Amid pandemic, medical center says the bigger new lab is, the better.
Minnesota law enforcement agencies using drones are confronting new transparency law
New state law requires agencies to report drone use and create policies.
New downtown Minneapolis park blends mill ruins, Indigenous culture
Water Works is the Park Board's latest project in a decadeslong march to increase public access to the Mississippi.
Ice Age wood artifacts discovered in Carver County
The uncommon find, dating from 14,000 years ago, offers a window into a time when parts of Minnesota were covered in glaciers.
National Park Service conceding it can't turn back the clock on climate change
Climate change forcing decisions on what to save.
Impasse over 'clean cars' rule continues to hold up Minnesota environmental funding
Millions of dollars for environmental efforts around the state remains in limbo.
For sleep apnea, could a mouth guard be the simple fix?
Astronaut coaxes first space zinnias to life
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