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July 19, 2017
Mitchell teacher Julie Olson attends a Mitchell Board of Education meeting in this 2016 file photo. (Republic file photo)
MHS science teacher selected as national ambassador
July 19, 2017 - 9:57am
July 12, 2017
An aerial view of the rift in the Larsen C seen in an image from the Digital Mapping System over the Antarctica Peninsula, Antarctica, on Nov. 10, 2016. Handout photo / NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from Antarctica
July 12, 2017 - 2:30pm
July 7, 2017
Sonny Rivers, who runs a Rapid City-based solar power company called Ecoworks, talks with students in Lower Brule about their aquaponics project. Using 55-gallon barrels and plastic storage containers connected with PVC pipes, the aquaponics system uses fish and solar powered electricity to grow plants. (Submitted photo)
Lower Brule students use fish, solar power in summer research project
July 7, 2017 - 8:30am
June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Madison and Hannah Hetland, of Mitchell, took home a bronze award from I-SWEEEP (International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project), for their project titled “Constructing a Solar Graphene Based Supercapacitor.” (Submitted photo)
Mitchell students win big at international science fairs
June 19, 2017 - 4:08pm
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm
June 15, 2017
Soil is full of microbes that produce toxins to kill their neighbors, which makes it a great source for antibiotic drugs. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Wendy Galietta.
In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt
June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 14, 2017
Science may be able to provide sunless tans by changing skin's pigmentation
June 14, 2017 - 5:02pm
An ultrarare specimen of conjoined twin harbor porpoises, caught in the North Sea in May. (Courtesy of Erwin Kompanje)
Dutch fishermen caught a rare two-headed sea creature. What happened next horrified researcher.
June 14, 2017 - 4:47pm
May 9, 2017
A view of the Blomstrand Glacier in Ny-Alesund, Norway during US Secretary of State John Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende toured the glacier, and made remarks about climate change on June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool/File Photo
Earth could break through a major climate threshold in the next 15 years, scientists warn
May 9, 2017 - 4:13pm
May 1, 2017
WOSTER: The super collider that wasn't
May 1, 2017 - 10:30am
April 21, 2017
Scientists to march in Sioux Falls to encourage funding
April 21, 2017 - 10:55am
April 5, 2017
PTSD brain. Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Wikimedia Commons image.
Scientists find common antibiotic could prevent or treat PTSD
April 5, 2017 - 4:30am
April 1, 2017
Tom DeLonge defined pop-punk with Blink-182. He left stardom behind to study aliens.
April 1, 2017 - 9:41am
March 27, 2017
Brothers George, Basil and Gus Harris examine prop tricorders from the Star Trek series; the Harris siblings named their team Final Frontier Medical Devices . MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of XPrize.
A 'Star Trek'-inspired gizmo could win its inventors $9 million
March 27, 2017 - 3:41pm