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Minnesotan’s research could help save Galapagos finches

May 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — A hummingbird in a person’s hand was the ripple that started the wave that overcame a Duluth schoolgirl named Sarah Knutie and set her on the path to becoming a biologist.

“As cheesy as it sounds, it was the first time I went to Haw…continue reading on dglobe.com

Scientist brought world’s experts to Clover Valley

August 22, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

An internationally known scientist who brought experts from around the world to his Clover Valley home and spearheaded computer modeling of chemicals as an alternative to animal testing has died. Continue Reading

UMinn scientist killed in hit-run crash

September 22, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Police say the man killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minneapolis was a researcher at the University of Minnesota. Continue Reading

A country scientist

July 8, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

You’d never know Gil Veith was an internationally influential scientist who was followed by the KGB and spent years commuting between Two Harbors and Paris. Run into him on the street and he seems like a down-to-earth, regular North Shore guy. Continue Reading