The robots can remember faces and names, use health data from sensors that patients can wear, they can even sense facial cues to react in ways that could help those who become agitated or confused as the daylight wanes.
Katelyn France is in the running to win $100,000 from the Collegiate Inventors Competition for her MAQR bracelets — medical bracelets that link to emergency information when the QR code is scanned with a smartphone.
Joe Mattson, a graduate of Duluth Central High School in 2009 and University of Minnesota Duluth in 2013, has helped with the production of several scientific advancements combatting the coronavirus — including a coating that allows vaccine vials to be filled more quickly and an antimicrobial paint that kills the COVID-19 virus.
Honorees from St. Cloud Technical and Community College, University of Minnesota Duluth, North Dakota State University, Northwest Technical College, St. Cloud State University, University of North Dakota, University of Minnesota Crookston and Concordia College.
Minnesota State University Moorhead awarded a $4,000 University Scholarship to an Ottertail resident. The scholarship is over four years with student recipients meeting the eligibility of an ACT score of 21 or higher and a 3.5 GPA, according to a MSUM news release. The local recipient is:
Former Minnesota Duluth forward talks about his time on the 1980 US Olympic hockey team, the relationship between the players and coach Herb Brooks, how he mentored him some as a new coach and what it was like trying to follow up the Miracle on Ice in 1984