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Research Brief: Study finds TV ads linked to enrollment in ACA Marketplace in 2014

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U of M associate professors Sarah Gollust and Pinar Karaca-Mandic led the study.

Research Brief: Harnessing silicon nanoparticles to fight infections

There is an urgent need for better methods to treat bacterial infection, this research investigates one possible avenue.

Research Brief: New Guideline Lowers Age to Start Colon Cancer Screening to 45

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An updated American Cancer Society guideline says colorectal cancer screening should begin at age 45.

Research Brief: New approach boosts effort to scale up biodiversity monitoring

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Measuring the plant diversity using spectral data promises to improve efforts to predict how well ecosystems function.

Scientists discover new magnetic element

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Discovery led by University of Minnesota researchers could have a big impact in the semiconductor industry

Research Brief: More dead leaves can help remove lead from soils

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Study finds that organic matter from decaying plants and other sources plays a key role in removing the pollutant.

Study shows integrated care affects health care use among vulnerable adults

Findings also show services linked to better quality of life.

Research Brief: UMN researchers make key discovery about human cancer virus protein

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The discovery could have important implications for developing a strategy to stop the spread of HTLV-1.

Research Brief: New research sheds light on why certain oaks are found together

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Continent-wide study finds key to unusual distribution, offers lessons for keeping ecosystems healthy.

Research Brief: Crowdfunding campaigns for unproven stem cell-based interventions

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Researchers looked at how benefits and risks tied to unproven interventions are portrayed in patients' online campaigns.

UMN researchers and Native American tribe hope to reduce lung cancer disparities

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UMN scientists are teaming up with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to investigate aspects of lung cancer.

UMN Experts: Brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s, depression and more

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Researchers at the U of M are on the leading edge of treatments for many common and debilitating brain disorders. 

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