GENETICS

Aldevron Opens World’s Largest DNA Manufacturing Facility in South Fargo

The 70,000 square foot facility can churn out twenty year's worth of DNA in just a month

FARGO, N.D. —┬áIf you walk around the new headquarters of Aldevron, you’ll see slight reminders of what introduced Mike Chambers to his lifelong passion. “My grandparents and my parents were commercial beekeepers. I’m from Carrington, North Dakota originally, and beekeeping is what really got me interested in science,” said Mike Chambers, the co-founder and CEO of Aldevron. That fascination with…

Red River Zoo Hoping Two Pallas Cats Find Love…with Each Other

The Red River Zoo is hoping love is in the air to help this species of cat to survive

FARGO, N.D. — Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and the Red River Zoo has two animals waiting to just fall in love. Sural, a male Pallas cat from Japan was brought to the zoo last fall and a new female Pallas cat has just been introduced for mating. The felines are currently threatened in the wild. Their numbers are dwindling and…