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July 23, 2017
An ash tree alongside Jean Duluth Road on Saturday in Duluth.  More than 170 scientists and forestry experts will meet in Duluth this week to discuss the emerald ash borer, an invasive insect. Mike Krebs / mkrebs@duluthnews.com
Scientists invade Duluth to share emerald ash borer research
July 23, 2017 - 8:30pm
Logan Green, co-founder and CEO of Lyft, a peer-to-peer ride sharing company, is pictured May 3 in Santa Monica, Calif. His company has said it will develop its own autonomous driving technology and open a laboratory in Palo Alto. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Lyft to build its own self-driving technology, open lab in California
July 23, 2017 - 2:47pm
July 19, 2017
Reader's View: Where's evidence of climate-denial conspiracy?
July 19, 2017 - 12:01am
July 18, 2017
The Milky Way and three bright stars of the Summer Triangle stand out in dark, light-pollution-free skies well north of Duluth. Within and near the city, lights can make it difficult to see the stars well. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
New event to celebrate Northland's dark night skies
July 18, 2017 - 9:29pm
July 17, 2017
Project engineer Jim Johnson organizes soil samples with engineering intern Dan Sundquist on Thursday at Twin Ports Testing in Superior. The company employs 26 people full time. Mike Krebs / mkrebs@duluthnews.com
Passing the test: Twin Ports Testing sold to employees after 45 years
July 17, 2017 - 4:24am
July 16, 2017
Researchers on the Blue Heron, the research vessel of UMD's Large Lakes Observatory, get ready to deploy an underwater microphone to record sounds 75 feet under the surface of Lake Superior. They picked up some interesting results. Photo courtesy UMD.
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
July 16, 2017 - 5:37pm
July 15, 2017
Wolf No. 2829, a 73-pound male, looks back at researchers after being released north of Duluth on Tuesday afternoon. Researchers had fitted the wolf with a GPS collar to track its movements and those of its pack. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
Looking for answers: Researchers monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
July 15, 2017 - 8:43pm
July 12, 2017
An aerial view of the rift in the Larsen C seen in an image from the Digital Mapping System over the Antarctica Peninsula, Antarctica, on Nov. 10, 2016. Handout photo / NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from Antarctica
July 12, 2017 - 2:30pm
July 10, 2017
Sen. Al Franken speaks with Peggy Kennedy, president of M State, about a program to fund partnerships between schools like M State and businesses Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Moorhead. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Minn. Sen. Al Franken, David Letterman to collaborate on climate change video series
July 10, 2017 - 4:07pm
July 8, 2017
Angela Logomasini
National View: Blinded by science: Actually, Trump's target is junk science
July 8, 2017 - 7:11pm
Andrew A. Rosenberg
National View: Blinded by science: Science under threat in Trump era
July 8, 2017 - 6:51pm
June 27, 2017
A moose is seen with a tracking collar in May 2013 in Northeastern Minnesota. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on Minnesota moose
June 27, 2017 - 9:21am
June 24, 2017
Reader's View: Eulogy to Paris: 'unborn scream in protest'
June 24, 2017 - 7:02am
June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm