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Dogs teach medical science new tricks

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
University of Minnesota veterinary and medical researchers use insights from treating canine cancer to create treatments for human cancer.

A legacy of feeding the world

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
University of Minnesota students continue Norman Borlaug's quest to end hunger and increase food security through agricultural science

New 'smart' bridge stands the test of time

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
For the past year, researchers at the U have been studying how the new I-35W bridge—an engineering marvel spanning the Mississippi near downtown Minneapolis—is aging. The early reports indicate it's performing well. 

When gravity rocked the universe

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
University of Minnesota physicist Clem Pryke has co-found B mode polarization of the cosmic microwave background (CMB), confirming gravitational waves as per inflation and general relativity.

The benefits of a late start

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
According to new research from the University of Minnesota, later high school start times improve both student academic performance and overall health.

Rethinking history

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
The College of Liberal Arts is reimagining traditional historical boundaries, and its new Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World will examine the connections between global cultures, the movements of history and time, and how we came to be who we are today.

Turning the tables on cancer

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
University of Minnesota student Natalie Wolf, with professor David Largaespada, studies sarcomas, a form of cancer she has had.

Driven to lead

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
Jay Brooks Jackson takes leadership of University of Minnesota health sciences.

Trials help alleviate tribulations

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
According to University of Minnesota research, countries that use human rights trials over time wind up seeing improvements in their overall human rights.

A simple test for tumors

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
University of Minnesota biomedical engineer David Wood helps design a system to diagnose noncommunicable diseases with an injection and urine test.

Jonathan Foley wins Heinz Award

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment Director Jonathan Foley wins a Heinz Award for his work on global environmental systems and modern agriculture and food production.

A musical environment

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
A unique collaboration of University of Minnesota arts and sciences celebrates the earth as an instrument, expressing a new understanding.

A molecular band-aid

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
University of Minnesota researchers build poloxamers, or molecular band-aids, to heal ruptures in the cell membranes of heart muscle cells.

A mind of its own

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
University of Minnesota research shows that, with experience, basic areas of the brain's visual system show evidence of learning.

Getting the green light

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
A University of Minnesota startup spawned by U research is helping the Minnesota Department of Transportation to manage traffic flow at intersections.

Stemming the tide of invasive species

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
The University of Minnesota’s Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center closes ranks against milfoil, curlyleaf pondweed, zebra mussels, carp, and other nonnative species.

Time capsule of the Big Bang

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
Using Arizona’s Large Binocular Telescope, University of Minnesota astrophysicists study the dwarf galaxy Leo P, whose helium and hydrogen composition mirrors that of the Big Bang.

The road to Sochi came through Minnesota

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
Team USA is loaded with University of Minnesota connections on the ice for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

The New Forecaster

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
University of Minnesota professor Laura Kalambokidis talks about Minnesota's economy and on being named Minnesota's first female state economist.

Mayor 101

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
The University of Minnesota adds Mayor 101 to its curriculum. Former mayor R.T. Rybak is ready to teach.