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Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective

It can be stored at a much warmer temperature than Pfizer's vaccine too.

Science Museum of Minnesota gets $1 million 'unrestricted' donation

An anonymous contributor donated the sum to the museum.

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You can see Jupiter and Saturn alongside the moon this month

The two plants will align with the moon on around Aug. 11.

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Climate change report: More frequent, intense storms for Great Lakes region

A new report lays out a future with more flooding, more heat, and worse water.

U of M researchers make breakthrough in paralysis treatment

They've been able to restore some function in patients with devastating spinal cord injuries.

MN schools could soon start teaching climate change as human-caused

It's part of the draft science education standards proposed by the state.

Watch: MN trio's machine wows 'America's Got Talent' judges

The team from southern Minnesota spent 300 hours creating a Rube Goldberg machine.

Microplastics found in beer made with Lake Superior water

A U of M study has identified how pervasive the tiny particles are.

Astronaut, Nobel Prize winners in town to inspire young innovators

They'll speak to thousands of students and researchers.

U of M professor helps discover a huge star

Icarus was discovered thanks to a cosmic quirk.

Heads up: the Geminid meteor shower will peak tonight

Here's how to watch one of the best meteor showers of the year.

Former Viking Fred McNeill was first confirmed case of CTE in a living patient

Fred McNeill played 12 season in MN – and battled ALS during the final years of his life.

Former Viking Fred McNeill was first confirmed case of CTE in a living patient

Fred McNeill played 12 season in MN – and battled ALS during the final years of his life.

Why the Dakota County Sheriff's Office will stop collecting DNA samples from suspects

They still think it's an important crime-fighting tool, but will halt the practice.

Lego's Women of NASA set comes out Nov. 1 – but without this 'Hidden Figures' icon

Lego explains why one of the heroes of 'Hidden Figures' isn't in the final product.

There's a new type of northern lights, and scientists call it Steve

Because what else would you call beautiful streaks of color in the sky?

New U of M study points to 'curative strategies' for HIV

The research could be a game-changer for HIV treatments.

A team from North Dakota may have just discovered a new species of dinosaur

The fossils might be a new species of the armored nodosaur.