Much has happened in the first decade of an eight-state compact, but coy grabs and secretive practices haven’t ceased.
For advocates, the decision to end an Obama-ordered environmental study was both predictable and shocking.
There is a remarkable amount of economic data and research suggesting that a new mine will not bring the economic benefits that its supporters believe.
Can it really be safe to forage for leafy greens that grew in a stew of industrial pollution? Yep.
“The main goal of this position is to bring parks to people and to make sure that everyone has access.”
Renegade researchers, “the nastiest feud in science,” and how people compete with apes for water in Rwanda’s changing climate.
The wheat genome has finally been mapped in sufficient detail to enable more rapid and robust genetic tinkering — perhaps on a track that could head off mass starvation in coming decades.
One recent study found microplastic particles — fragments measuring less then five millimeters — in globally sourced tap water and beer brewed with water from the Great Lakes.
The storm damaged much of the town, and five people were killed.
Meanwhile, new research into downwind smoke from western wildfires suggests Minnesota gets more than its share.
Was there really such broad consensus on what had to be done to address climate change? Was the marquee failure all that pivotal?
The National Science Foundation sees commercialization potential in the University of Minnesota’s “synthetic incompatibility” process that can target certain mosquito populations.
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Japan is beleaguered, too, with more than 300 deaths attributed to extreme heat, floods and landslides in July.
The 5.5-acre farm was started in 2013 by Trust for Public Land, the City of St. Paul and the Wilder Foundation.
While Minnesota summers and winters are both getting warmer, the most significant temperature change is taking place during the summer.
Indigenous people have used the eight-and-a-half-mile pathway that connects the Pigeon River with Lake Superior since at least the beginning of the first millennium CE.
Currently, Minnesotans’ best defense against Lyme disease is tick-avoidance.
Within the next 15 years, persistent coastal flooding will submerge more than 4,000 miles of the fiber-optic conduits that carry internet traffic in the United States.
New research suggests that heat waves can slow mental functioning.