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New UMN Study: America's Wars Take Uneven Toll

In today's wars, Americans who die or are wounded in battle are disproportionately coming from poorer parts of the country, according to a new study released this week.
30-Aug-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Transit and Training Crucial to Connecting Unemployed with Jobs

According to a new University of Minnesota study, the mismatch between unemployed workers and job vacancies is a serious problem in the Twin Cities region and it appears to have worsened since the turn of the millennium. The biggest concentrations...
29-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Butterflies' Diet Impacts Evolution of Traits

Why do some organisms within a single species have many offspring, while others have relatively few? A new study led by University of Minnesota researcher Emilie Snell-Rood finds that access to some nutrients may be a star player in shaping traits...
14-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U of M to Award Honorary Degree to Prince

Board of Regents approved nomination today.
10-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gut Bacteria May Predict Risk of Life-Threatening Infections Following Chemotherapy

Study could help physicians choose care path for some cancer patients.
28-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First-Ever Videos Show How Heat Moves Through Materials at the Nanoscale and Speed of Sound

Using a state-of-the-art ultrafast electron microscope, University of Minnesota researchers have recorded the first-ever videos showing how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale traveling at the speed of sound.
15-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Plants' Ability to Adapt Could Change Conventional Wisdom on Climate Change

Plants speed up their respiratory metabolism as temperatures rise, leading to a long-held concern that as climate warms the elevated carbon release from a ramped-up metabolism could flip global forests from a long-term carbon sink to a carbon...
17-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding Differences Within Species Is Critical to Conservation Efforts

New study shows climate change may affect geographically distinct species in different ways.
4-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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