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Stories with subject: Scientific prizes and competitions
  • updated story4-H program aims to grow next generation of ag scientists 
    Updated: May-31-16 1:36 am

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - One team is developing GPS ear tags so cattle farmers can track herds from afar. Another thinks drones can protect livestock from predators. Yet another is developing a rechargeable portable warmer to prevent vaccines from freezing when dairy producers inoculate their herds in the winter.

  • Late Cornell professor's Nobel Prize medal to be auctioned 
    Updated: May-25-16 7:26 am

    ITHACA, New York - An 18-karat gold Nobel Prize medal awarded to former Cornell University physicist Kenneth Wilson in 1982 is being sold at auction by his estate.

  • 2 Air Force scientists from New Mexico receive honors 
    Updated: May-17-16 5:57 am

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two chief scientists who work at the Air Force Research Laboratory in New Mexico have been honored with the 2015 Presidential Rank Award.

  • Correction: Hawaii-Water Study story story has photos
    Updated: May-13-16 6:04 pm

    HONOLULU - In a May 12 story about the University of Hawaii receiving an award from the National Science Foundation to study water sustainability, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the funding would help pay to drill wells. No drilling will be conducted with this money.

  • UND gets $50,000 federal grant to study Zika virus. 
    Updated: May-10-16 7:08 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's congressional delegation says the University of North Dakota is getting a $50,000 grant to study the effects parasites may have on transmission of the Zika virus.

  • Sanctions, restrictions seen impeding science in North Korea story has photos
    Updated: May-07-16 6:22 am

    BEIJING - Tightening U.N. sanctions and an inability to freely access the Internet are inhibiting the work of North Korean scientists, Nobel Prize laureates who recently visited the country said Saturday.