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OBIT: F. Sherwood Rowland, 84, Nobel scientist who warned of Earth’s thinning ozone layer

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

F. Sherwood Rowland, the Nobel prize-winning chemist who sounded the alarm on the thinning of the Earth’s ozone layer and crusaded against the use of man-made chemicals that were harming earth’s atmospheric blanket, has died. Continue Reading

Economist tries to place a dollar value on nature

January 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Scientists in Minnesota are trying to do something that may be impossible: put a dollar value on nature. Continue Reading

Einstein’s theory no longer relative? Physicists wary of junking light speed limit just yet

September 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Physicists on the team that measured particles traveling faster than light said today they were as surprised as their skeptics about the results, which appear to violate the laws of nature as we know them.
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Food scientists tackle the mystery of bubbles

April 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

University of Manitoba professor to speak Thursday at Bioscience Conference
WORTHINGTON Beer, bread, breakfast cereal, ice cream and apples all contain a common, simple element most people don’t think about bubbles.
Though they might seem unimportant, bubbles are what give many foods the right texture, and studying them will potentially lead to important advances in food science and the food industry.
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