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Wisconsin students grow glow mushrooms on the International Space Station

Wisconsin students grow glow mushrooms on the International Space Station

It may sound stranger than fiction, but Wisconsin students, including one who lives in Chippewa Falls, are conducting a science experiment that has them launching phosphorescent mushrooms into space. The goal is to help human beings, especially astronauts, to survive on other planets through the use of these mushrooms. Last Saturday, a real life microgravity …

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Students send the Osage language into space and hear Indigenous astronaut Nicole Mann's response

Students send the Osage language into space and hear Indigenous astronaut Nicole Mann’s response

NASA astronaut Nicole Mann spoke live from the International Space Station to Osage County students as she answered their questions about space. The Osage name for the event was π“»π“£Ν˜π“€π“˜π“»π“£Ν˜ π“˜π“¬π“˜ π“¨π“£Ν˜π“₯π“˜π“€’π“Ÿ π“ͺπ“₯π“£Ν˜π“Ÿ π“˜π“¬π“™, which translates to “kids talk to the stars”. Nicole Anapu Mann became the first Native American woman in space when she …

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Cold Spring Harbor students' mosquito research published in national database, a first for the district

Cold Spring Harbor students’ mosquito research published in national database, a first for the district

Two teams of Cold Spring Harbor elders took two months to meticulously study the genetic makeup of mosquitoes, one to determine the possible impact of climate change on migration and the other to study insect feeding habits and their links to disease. Now their research has been published in a national database, a first for …

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