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May 22, 2019
A deer tick (left) and an American dog tick, more commonly known as a woodtick, are shown side by side for comparison in April 2010 at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D. With tick season at hand, the North Dakota Department of Health is recommending people take precautions. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Tick population is booming. Is climate change to blame? Will tick-borne diseases increase?
May 22, 2019 - 12:33pm
May 12, 2019
Astronaut Anna Fisher near the aft flight deck of Discovery in 1984 as fellow crew members worked to retrieve two stranded communications satellites. (Courtesy of NASA)
She was pregnant when NASA offered to send her to space, Anna Fisher didn't hesitate
May 12, 2019 - 9:32am
April 15, 2019
Scientists have captured the first direct image of a supermassive black hole. The cosmic portrait belongs to the black hole at the center of Messier 87, the largest galaxy we know of, about 54 million light-years away. MUST CREDIT: Event Horizon Telescope collaboration et al.
Algorithms gave us black hole picture, she's the scientist who helped create them
April 15, 2019 - 3:55pm
April 11, 2019
Robert DePalma, a paleontologist at the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History and a graduate student at the University of Kansas, works at a fossil site in North Dakota. Special to The Forum
Commentary: Digging into our planet's history
April 11, 2019 - 1:36pm
March 20, 2019
A view across Bennu's southern hemisphere and into space, showing the number and distribution of boulders across the asteroid's surface.
The smallest and farthest worlds ever explored by NASA are really, really weird
March 20, 2019 - 1:20pm
March 4, 2019
Mike Bridavsky and his famous, and now scientifically significant, cat, Lil Bub. Photo: lilbub.com/Mike Bridavsky.
Scientists have finally discovered what makes celebrity cat Lil Bub so 'magical'
March 4, 2019 - 3:39pm
February 25, 2019
Drug syringe and cooked heroin on spoon
Use of meth, heroin, other drugs may be linked to growing rates of syphilis
February 25, 2019 - 10:56am
February 20, 2019
Neptune as seen by Voyager 2 during its flyby in 1989.
Tiny new moon discovered around Neptune
February 20, 2019 - 2:39pm
February 11, 2019
The three components of love are lust, attraction and attachment. File photo
The science behind the sweaty palms and racing heart
February 11, 2019 - 9:40pm
January 4, 2019
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
December 7, 2018
Profile by Sanford aggressively expanding across US
December 7, 2018 - 2:19pm
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
December 6, 2018
Buckfast honey bees gather on a beehive in Merango, Ill., on Sept. 10, 2018.   Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
World's first honey bee vaccine seeks to save dying pollinators
December 6, 2018 - 9:46am
November 26, 2018
Hess Corp. donated 24 trucks and STEM kits to Liberty Elementary School in Bismarck. On Monday, Nov. 26, fourth-graders Ryan Bullinger and Skylee Bailey constructed an ATV track, complete with sand affixed to cardboard, a handmade bridge and small plastic trees. The students were tasked with creating a 2-by-10-foot track, with two obstacles, a bridge and a ramp. Blair Emerson / Bismarck Tribune
Hess to give toy trucks, STEM kits to ND schools
November 26, 2018 - 5:42pm
November 17, 2018
Marissa Saad, left, coordinator for NASA’s North Dakota Space Grant program, gathers participants in Saturday's weather balloons launch as they prepare for lift-off. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
North Dakota Space Grant holds annual Near-Space Balloon Competition
November 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
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