The Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Hospital has come up with a prototype of a standing wheelchair. They hope it will help paralyzed veterans live more productive lives. It’s not the first standing wheelchair, but this one has significant advances over previous designs.
Four girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.
“I’m kind of a producer, partially, an engineer, I’m not really good at either one. It’s hurt my records in the past. We’re performance-oriented: technical things don’t matter that much”
A section of parking ramp at the Mall of America remains closed this evening after a beam fell on a U-Haul van Friday night, killing the 52-year-old driver.
RPI didn’t leave anything to chance Saturday, taking a two-goal lead into the third period and coasting to a 4-1 men’s college hockey win over Minnesota State, Mankato.
The landlords of the Metrodome voted unanimously Thursday to replace the snow-damaged roof of the venerable stadium, opting for a more time-consuming fix that could disrupt the Minnesota Vikings preseason schedule.