Mpls. Boy Puts On Magic Shows In Honor Of Friend With Rare Genetic ConditionEvery successful entertainer can draw in a crowd, and Aiden Kolata has learned how to put on a show. "He just wanted to do magic one day," Wade Kolata, Aiden's dad, said. "He's adding a trick every week, so he'll probably continue to add a magic trick as we go."
Kentucky Woman Kayaking The Mississippi River For ResearchIt was day seven, and the exhaustion was about to set in. Alyssum Pohl was in her tent hopelessly trying to sleep while a group of drunken twentysomethings spent the night shooting guns and yelling just outside.
Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Study Gives Researchers New HopeIt's a disease with no cure and limited treatment – Alzheimer's. This week the Mayo Clinic announced the findings of a major study that is giving researchers new hope.
8,500 Walk To End Alzheimer's In Downtown Mpls.More than 8,500 Twin Cities residents flocked to downtown Minneapolis to take part in a morning walk to end Alzheimer's.
DNR Rules Against Minnesota Bear Researcher The state Department of Natural Resources has affirmed its decision to deny a permit to for putting radio collars on black bears to a Minnesota researcher who has gained international attention for his work.
Partnership Helps Raise Funds For Moose Researchhe state is partnering with a private conservation organization to raise funds to study why Minnesota's moose population has dramatically declined in recent years and how that trend could be reversed.
Scientists Study Number Of Minnesota Bee SpeciesMinnesota has hundreds of bee species. And now, for the first time, scientists are doing a count of how many bees call our state home. The count allows scientists to study relationships between population changes and pesticide use.
Study: Greater Risk For Head Injuries In Cities With Bike Share ProgramsThe next time you're thinking about renting a Nice Ride bike, you may want to bring a helmet.
U Of M Biologist Studies Road Salt's Effect On Butterflies, Other WildlifeMinnesotans know the sand and salt used to clear the roads in the winter is helpful to drivers. For University of Minnesota biologist Emilie Snell-Rood, who didn’t grow up here, the MnDOT trucks made her curious.
Blazing Research Trails At 'U' Children's HospitalWhen you send your child to a hospital that specializes in children's care, you expect to have the best doctors and nurses working on the case. You may not expect teams of researchers to be working on more than 200 different grants and contracts.
Study With Voodoo Dolls Measures Anger & Hunger In MarriagesWe know some people can get grouchy when they're hungry. Now a new study is providing evidence that hunger and anger seem to go hand in hand -- especially if you are married. The study is getting a lot of attention because voodoo dolls were used to measure how husbands and wives felt about each other at the end of the day.
Alzheimer’s Nearly As Deadly As Cancer, Researchers SayAlzheimer’s disease could be even deadlier in the United States than previously thought. New research suggests Alzheimer's is nearly as deadly as heart disease and cancer.