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17 min ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

Research funding boost to help new University Bee Lab facility in...

Bee Squad team member Chris Kulhanek carries a frame from a hive at the rooftop apiary at Urban Ventures in south Minneapolis on Monday afternoon.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey

2 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

Report: Rail Delays Cost Minnesota Farmers

A new report estimates that delays in railroad shipping have cost Minnesota corn, soybean and wheat farmers nearly $100 million.


6 hrs ago |

Arkansas' Flowers on Nagurski Trophy watch list

The Football Writers Association of America and the Charlotte Touchdown Club announced the watch list Thursday for the trophy given annually to the player selected as college football's defensive player of the year.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas

9 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Antarctic Adelie Penguin Populations Are...

The near-threatened AdA©lie penguin population has started to recover, as scientists conducting the first-ever global census of the creatures claim that the number of breeding pairs is over 50 percent higher than previously believed.


Related Topix: Science, Ecology

10 hrs ago | City Pages

MN labor expert: Effect of home health care unions unclear

Tuesday's announcement that Minnesota's home health care providers will hold an election to unionize led to a fierce eruption of responses from both Minnesota's union backers and critics.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Minnesota Government, US Governors, Mark Dayton

15 hrs ago | Medical News

Charles E. Daniels named recipient of 2014 John W. Webb Lecture Award

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists has named Charles E. Daniels, PhD, FASHP, as the recipient of the 2014 John W. Webb Lecture Award.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Daily Star

Like humans, rats experience regret: Study

Just as humans lament not pursuing a lover or bemoan having eaten that extra slice of chocolate cake, rats may experience feelings of regret, too, new research suggests.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

Whittier Daily News

Remembering Harry Sneider, the man who trained chess champion Bobby Fischer

The big voice would boom out of my telephone speaker at least once a month, especially when Harry, who lived in Arcadia for many years, had a tale to tell.


Related Topix: Arcadia, CA, US Governors, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Family, Kids, Pasadena, CA


MNsure Monthly Premiums Likely to Increase Significantly

The head of the Minnesota Council of Health Plans gave a hint of what might come soon to those who pay for health insurance coverage through MNsure, Minnesota's health care exchange.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Tipped worker pay stirs up minimum wage debate

Patrick Moen gives a drink to a customer at Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery on July 7, 2014.


Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Minnesota, Life, Food, Dining, Minneapolis, MN

Marshall Independent

Marjorie Pesch

Service for Marjorie Pesch, 81, of Stillwater, formerly of Minneota, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota.


Related Topix: Minneota, MN, Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Home Gardening, Home

Psychology Today

5 Things You Can Do in the Next 5 Minutes to Be Happier

Happiness is a lifelong pursuit of meaning, purpose, and fulfillment. But while it could take years of persistence to deeply transform your life, there are scientifically-tested strategies that are shown to provide an immediate happiness boost.


Related Topix: Chicago State University, Sweden, World News, Psychology, Science


University of Minnesota head Kaler's contract goes before regents

Kaler, an alumnus who took over the university in 2011, now makes $610,000 in base salary.


US News & World Report

How to Take Charge of Your Hospitalization

Going to the hospital is, for most people, scary and sometimes unpleasant - but being prepared can help take the edge off your fears.


Related Topix: Nursing


Stem cell implant goes wrong, woman grows nose on her spine

Doctors say the growth was producing a "thick mucus-like material," and was causing pain as it pressed on her spine.


Medical News

New gene therapy may be effective for fighting fungal infections in cancer patients

Sleeping Beauty and fungal infections - not two items one would normally associate together, but for immunocompromised cancer patients they may prove to be a helpful combination.


Related Topix: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Health

The Washington Post

Ask Aaron

Aaron Blake covers national politics at the Washington Post, where he writes regularly for the Fix, the Post's top political blog.


Tue Jul 08, 2014


Happy Feet III: Adelie Penguin Population is Actually on the Rise

Stony Brook, NY, July 9, 2014 - The first global census of the AdA©lie penguin, long considered a key indicator species to monitor and understand the effects of climate change and fishing in the Southern Ocean, has revealed its population to be 53 percent larger than previously estimated.


Related Topix: Stony Brook, NY

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Trasamar very happy with Bakker win

Jon Trasamar just graduated from the University of Minnesota this spring. So he's off to a great start as a professional golfer after winning the Dakotas Tour event Monday at Bakker Crossing.



When faced with some sugars, bacteria can be picky eaters

Individual bacteria within a uniform population display different responses depending on the selected sugar.


Related Topix: North Carolina State University, E. Coli, Health