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January 16, 2019
This great horned owl was returned home Wednesday morning following a two-month recovery from a snowplow injury. Submitted Photo
ND owl takes wing following recovery from snow plow injury
January 16, 2019 - 3:03pm
January 15, 2019
Total lunar eclipse will produce a rare Blood Moon on Sunday
January 15, 2019 - 9:20am
January 14, 2019
An aerial view of the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, in Antarctica, in 2017. Scientists are racing to understand what is happening to the ice shelf as the planet warms around it. They are also trying to measure the role of human-caused climate change in weakening other parts of the West Antarctic ice sheet, and to fathom how damaging warming seas and changing wind patterns might ultimately prove to be. (Jonathan Corum/The New York Times)
Ice loss from Antarctica has increased sixfold since the 1970s, research finds
January 14, 2019 - 3:40pm
January 12, 2019
Bob, a triceratops that was displayed for a time at the Barnes County Historical Society in Valley City, was discovered in the far southwestern corner of North Dakota in 2003. It took more than a decade to free the skeleton from the rock in which it was embedded. Special to The Forum
Bob the ND dinosaur, spared from becoming a waiting room spectacle, is back on the market for a home
January 12, 2019 - 4:14pm
Dorito, a red screech owl, will soon be on display at the Bramble Park Zoo in Watertown. Courtesy of Olivia Wulf / Bramble Park Zoo
Meet Dorito, the red screech owl with a damaged wing who found a home at a South Dakota zoo
January 12, 2019 - 3:43pm
January 9, 2019
Fargo-Moorhead science museum idea getting off the ground
January 9, 2019 - 4:35pm
January 8, 2019
A mountain lion was shot by local law enforcement early Tuesday morning, Jan. 8, at the Bismarck Municipal Ballpark. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Mountain lion killed in Bismarck previously caught in southwest part of state
January 8, 2019 - 5:51pm
January 5, 2019
A model of a rotator cuff, the site of one of the most common joint-related injuries in the U.S. Researchers with Sanford Health in Fargo and Sioux Falls are conducting FDA trials for a fat tissue-derived stem cell treatment for partial rotator cuff tears. WDAY photoplay button
Stem cell treatment for rotator cuff injuries gets safety approval from FDA: Researchers in North Dakota, South Dakota lead project
January 5, 2019 - 1:00pm
January 4, 2019
Commission seeks project proposals for $53M from Minnesota's Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund
January 4, 2019 - 2:32pm
Traffic moves through downtown Anchorage, Alaska.  Bloomberg photo by David Ryder
After destructive November quake, Anchorage still faces onslaught of aftershocks
January 4, 2019 - 11:57am
January 3, 2019
The first image of the moon's far side taken by China's Chang'e-4 probe.  Photo courtesy of China National Space Administration
China lands spacecraft on the far side of the moon - a historic first
January 3, 2019 - 1:27pm
January 2, 2019
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft just visited the farthest object ever explored
January 2, 2019 - 10:50am
December 21, 2018
Tom Eastman commutes back and forth to his job at University of North Dakota Facilities on a bike, year-round. He's made the four-mile commute for the past nine years and does it to reduce his carbon footprint. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Everyday choices can affect carbon emissions
December 21, 2018 - 2:46pm
December 15, 2018
Impacts of climate change felt in region, but uncertainty lingers on the causes
December 15, 2018 - 10:57am
December 7, 2018
A juvenile Hawaiian monk seal was found with a spotted eel in its nose at French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands this past summer.  NOAA Fisheries/Brittany Dolan.
'Make better choices': Endangered Hawaiian monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop
December 7, 2018 - 11:51am
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