Bears threaten local residents
Bears threaten local residents
Andrew Pendergrast - Aug 31, 2015
The NDOW has killed the second bear in one week, citing public safety risks as necessitating factors.

NASA sounds the alarm about accelerating sea level rise
Sam Catherman - Aug 30, 2015
NASA scientists have warned that the ice sheet on Greenland is melting at an accelerating rate, raising concerns over rising sea levels throughout the world.

US oil rig count slumps after weeks of modest growth
Sam Catherman - Aug 30, 2015
The U.S. oil rig count posted declines after a summer of low prices and fragile growth, according to oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc.

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Supermoon's stunning weekend display Supermoon's stunning weekend display
Sam Catherman - Aug 30, 2015
Millions of people stayed up late on Saturday night to catch a glimpse of the rare "Supermoon," which appeared large and bright in the night sky over the weekend.
Life after separation - how conjoined twins handle the pressure Life after separation - how conjoined twins handle the pressure
Sam Catherman - Aug 30, 2015
Following a wave of media attention surrounding a Minnesota mother that gave birth to conjoined twins earlier this week, doctors show that life for a conjoined twin can be extremely tough.
Fancy new shrimp species named after Elton John Fancy new shrimp species named after Elton John
Sam Catherman - Aug 30, 2015
Biologists studying the reefs of Indonesia have discovered a rare new species of crustacean, and they have decided to name it after Sir Elton John.
A judge may have saved Microsoft billions of dollars A judge may have saved Microsoft billions of dollars
Dan Taylor - Aug 30, 2015
The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled in favor of Microsoft in an infringement case -- and some are disappointed.
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Bee behavior monitored by miniature backpacks
Andrew Pendergrast - Aug 31, 2015
A new study to investigate the global decline in bee population uses amazing new technology.
 
NASA sounds the alarm about accelerating sea level rise
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
NASA scientists have warned that the ice sheet on Greenland is melting at an accelerating rate, raising concerns over rising sea levels throughout the world.
 
US oil rig count slumps after weeks of modest growth
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
The U.S. oil rig count posted declines after a summer of low prices and fragile growth, according to oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc.
 
Supermoon's stunning weekend display
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
Millions of people stayed up late on Saturday night to catch a glimpse of the rare "Supermoon," which appeared large and bright in the night sky over the weekend.
 
Life after separation - how conjoined twins handle the pressure
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
Following a wave of media attention surrounding a Minnesota mother that gave birth to conjoined twins earlier this week, doctors show that life for a conjoined twin can be extremely tough.
 
Fancy new shrimp species named after Elton John
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
Biologists studying the reefs of Indonesia have discovered a rare new species of crustacean, and they have decided to name it after Sir Elton John.
 
A judge may have saved Microsoft billions of dollars
Dan Taylor - Aug 31, 2015
The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled in favor of Microsoft in an infringement case -- and some are disappointed.
 
Tired of Yelp? Google search connects users directly to services
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
Popular websites like Yelp and Angie's List may be in danger as Google rolls out a new search function that connects users with providers of services in their area.
 
NASA's Dawn spacecraft snaps sharpest pics yet of dwarf planet Ceres from 900 miles above
Adrienne Dean - Aug 31, 2015
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has delivered the closest-yet views of Ceres, capturing in unprecedented detail images of Ceres' mysterious four-mile tall mountain. "Dawn is performing flawlessly in this new orbit as it conducts its ambitious exploration," said Dawn's chief engineer Marc Rayman.
 
Obama appoints new point person to hostage recovery team
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
James O'Brien, a former State Department official, will serve as Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs, after being appointed by President Obama this week.
 
Jeep hackers join Uber to find AV security flaws
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
Uber Inc. has just hired the two hackers responsible for remotely hijacking a Jeep in a security demonstration earlier this year to head up their driverless car security research team.
 
Stephen Hawking solves the mystery of black holes
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
Stephen Hawking has made an interesting assertion that we may be able to observe what exists at the other end of a black hole.
 
A huge fight is about to erupt over US Army's $30 billion Humvee replacement
Dan Taylor - Aug 31, 2015
Oshkosh Corp. has just beaten out Lockheed Martin and AM General to built the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle -- and they're not happy.
 
Lindsay Lohan naked in Italy, says she was drugged at a wedding
Dan Taylor - Aug 31, 2015
The troubled actress was found running around nude at a wedding in Florence, Italy.
 
$14k Price tag on new FDA-approved cholesterol drug raises concerns
Adrienne Dean - Aug 31, 2015
"Given the number of people potentially eligible for treatment with the [new class of cholesterol drugs] will number in the millions, the potential overall expenditures by payers are huge," officials at CVS Caremark warned in a medical journal earlier this year. "The healthcare system has never seen a challenge like this to our resilience in absorbing costs."
 
After Pluto, NASA's New Horizons is racing towards a bizarre object deep in space
Dan Taylor - Aug 31, 2015
New Horizons has sent back stunning images and data of Pluto -- and now it has its sights set on something a billion miles away in the Kuiper Belt.
 
Scientists stunned after rarest creature in the world spotted in South Pacific
Dan Taylor - Aug 31, 2015
It's been 30 years since anyone has seen this species of nautilus, and it was spotted by the man who first discovered it decades ago.
 
CDC Report: School meals healthier than ever, thanks to tougher regulations
Adrienne Dean - Aug 31, 2015
New rules set forth in 2012 by the Department of Agriculture, based on a law that passed in 2010, have prompted broad changes in school menus across the United States. In 2014, nearly 80 percent of schools offered at least two vegetables and two fruits per meal.
 
Black holes dance with death in nearby quasar
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
Scientists working with the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a new binary pair of black holes that are driving the nearest quasar.
 
Mother of conjoined twins loses one after 5 hour separation surgery
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
A Minnesota mother of conjoined twins recently lost one of her newborn daughters after a 5-hour separation surgery.
 
65 percent of psychology studies yield unreliable results
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
An alarming report shows that more than half of psychology studies published in 2008 could not be recreated in a laboratory setting, raising questions about many of the conclusions that were drawn during that time.
 
CDC says contact lenses cause eye infections
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
A new study from the CDC shows that a shocking number of people fail to properly care for their contact lenses, resulting in nasty infections that could permanently damage eyesight.
 
Two black holes discovered near earth
Andrew Pendergrast - Aug 31, 2015
Scientists discover a binary black hole system in earth's nearest neighboring quasar.
 
Breakfast-bot can make pancakes
Andrew Pendergrast - Aug 31, 2015
A new robot capable of performing intricate human tasks is being designed by a European initiative.
 
Life spread through the galaxy like an epidemic
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
A new study shows that the building blocks for life on Earth may have 'seeded' throughout the entire galaxy.
 
ACLU beats religious freedom
Andrew Pendergrast - Aug 31, 2015
A recent suit from the ACLU has lead to a hospital reversing its refusal on a sterilization procedure.
 
A closer look at the remaining condors
Andrew Pendergrast - Aug 31, 2015
A team of conservationists has set up web cameras to examine the behavior of the endangered Californian condor.
 
Simple test alerts breast cancer patients eight months in advance
Sam Catherman - Aug 31, 2015
An amazing new DNA test from researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research in London is able to detect breast cancer cells in the blood months before any other test.
 
Iguanas can answer mysteries about the dinosaurs
Andrew Pendergrast - Aug 31, 2015
A new lizard, discovered in South America, gives scientists new insights to the geography of Pangea.