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Dream boat

August 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — It’s what you can’t see that shows the boat making experience of Marcel LaFond. The owner of the Symphony Boat Co. has spent most of his life studying how boats are made — from actual design to business models. He’s been a careful …continue reading on dglobe.com

Not so dangerous: Lab test shows Bakken crude vapor pressure has dropped from previous studies

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — A study of a fresh sample of crude oil from the Bakken shale in North Dakota published this week showed sharply lower levels of volatile vapors compared to previous tests, potentially raising new questions about the danger of shipping it…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND researchers find iPads can spread antibiotic-resistant germs

January 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Doctors now commonly use electronic tablet devices for patient charts and to have reference materials at their fingertips.
But a new study by North Dakota researchers has found that those iPads and similar devices can transmit germs, inclu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Norwegian delegation studying ND energy industry

September 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A group of Norwegian officials is traveling to North Dakota for a weeklong study of the state’s booming oil industry. Continue Reading

UND students deploy balloons to gather data

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A crowd of University of North Dakota graduate students shielded their eyes Wednesday morning as they watched a weather balloon soar high into the sunshine on its way to an anticipated landing about 100 miles away somewhere in Minnesota. Continue Reading

Study to evaluate greater role for ND pharmacists

April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Caregivers’ best efforts to treat costly chronic diseases can suffer when patients fail to take their medications as prescribed.
Nationally, the prescription drug compliance rate is estimated at 50 percent, according to researchers. Continue Reading

SD governor to set up study of Medicaid expansion

March 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota Legislature’s budget-writing committee rejected a plan to expand the Medicaid program Friday after a state official said Gov. Dennis Daugaard is setting up a group to study whether the state should cover thousands of additional low-income people in the program.
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Lawmakers want to see study aimed at protecting Theodore Roosevelt National Park

March 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Lawmakers are asking to study the economic impact around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park to determine the best practice for sustaining and enhancing the areas’ tourism and recreation as well as oil and gas development. Continue Reading

Study aimed at protecting national park

March 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – Lawmakers are asking to study the economic impact around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park to determine the best practice for sustaining and enhancing the areas’ tourism and recreation as well as oil and gas development. Continue Reading

Carp fighters hook into invasive solutions

February 28, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Organizations at a Wednesday Asian carp summit hosted by Governor Mark Dayton and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar agreed they would try to convince boaters to stop using a Mississippi River lock in Minneapolis so it can remain closed and act as a barrier to fish that can eat so much food that they push out native species. Continue Reading