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Simply Science: Minnesota Zoo uses unique methods to keep animals healthy, happySimply Science: Minnesota Zoo uses unique methods to keep animals healthy, happyKeeping zoo animals healthy and happy is a daily task for staff at the Minnesota Zoo and those executing that responsibility are using some unique methods to do it.
Simply Science: Making snow at Buck HillSimply Science: Making snow at Buck HillWhen skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes, they're probably not thinking about how the snow got there. But there is science behind the snow-making, and at <span lang="EN">Buck Hill, it's in overdrive. <span...
Simply Science: Kids put science, math to use at Leonardo's BasementSimply Science: Kids put science, math to use at Leonardo's Basement <span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: verdana,sans-serif; font-size: 9pt;" lang="EN">Kids are doing some pretty amazing things at Leonardo's Basement in South Minneapolis by putting math and science to use.</span>
Simply Science: The Pursuit of 300Simply Science: The Pursuit of 300Brothers Matt and Luke Lantz are in "The Pursuit of 300," as in 300 bushels of corn per acre, which is a big increase from the 180 they average currently. <p><span lang="EN"></span></p>
Simply Science: Composting at Saint Cloud HospitalSimply Science: Composting at Saint Cloud HospitalAt Saint Cloud Hospital, no food goes to waste. What starts as leftover macaroni, banana peels and brown lettuce leaves, eventually ends up as compost.
Simply Science: Swede Lake Fish KillSimply Science: Swede Lake Fish Kill<span lang="EN">The shores of quaint Swede Lake in Carver County are littered with dead crappies, who are the victims of a long, hot summer that recorded 90 degrees as recently as Sept. 11. </span>
Simply Science: Kirlian photographySimply Science: Kirlian photography<span style="font-family: verdana,sans-serif; font-size: 9pt;">A Minneapolis photographer is using science to create art. It's an image capturing method developed in 1939 Romania for medical diagnoses. </span>
Simply Science: Our urban heat islandSimply Science: Our urban heat islandAlthough not the tropical picture that immediately comes to mind... the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are on an island.
Simply Science: Monarch ButterfliesSimply Science: Monarch ButterfliesMost Minnesotan's recognize the striking orange and black wings that characterize a Monarch Butterfly.
Simply Science: How were Lake Superior agates formed?Simply Science: How were Lake Superior agates formed?Minnesota's state gemstone is the Lake Superior agate, and for years it has fascinated those young and old.
Simply Science: The transformation of manure for gardeningSimply Science: The transformation of manure for gardeningCold Spring's-based Mississippi Topsoils is a company that takes partially decomposed manure from a dairy farm in Morris and transforms it.
Simply Science: cleaning Powderhorn Lake with barley strawSimply Science: cleaning Powderhorn Lake with barley strawPowderhorn Lake has had an algae problem for decades, but bags of barley straw could hold the answer.
FIRST Robotics CompetitionFIRST Robotics CompetitionIt's informally called the Super Bowl of smarts. To the kids that make up the FIRST high school robotics teams, this weekend feels like their Super Bowl. It's the state competition. <br /> <br />
Ann Bancroft Foundation celebrating 15 years of making dreams come trueAnn Bancroft Foundation celebrating 15 years of making dreams come trueThe Ann Bancroft Foundation has awarded 3,000 grants to help women and girls realize and achieve their dreams.
Simply Science: All about lightningSimply Science: All about lightningWithin a storm cloud, the negative ions cluster toward the base of the cloud, they are attracted to the positively charged surface of the earth. Because positive charges repel each other, the positive ions in a cloud rise away from the surface.
Picking the right glass for drinking winePicking the right glass for drinking wineThere are two main shapes of wine glasses that the average wine drinker should know about. And as Laura Betker learned, it's way more than just a red glass and a white glass.
Researchers at Macalester make dinosaur-sized discoveryResearchers at Macalester make dinosaur-sized discoveryA big discovery about dinosaurs was made at Macalester College in St. Paul. <br />