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U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Cloquet

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The event brings three U researchers—who are tackling the area’s critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Research Brief: Study finds teens in homeless families more likely to attempt suicide

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A new UMN study shows teens in homeless families face more challenges to mental health than housed youth. 

Opioids not superior pain relievers

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A U-led study lends no support to preference for opioid pain relievers.

Research Brief: Rural maternity care losses lead to childbirth risks

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When families in rural counties lose maternity services, risks related to childbirth rise for mothers and babies.

Research Brief: Shifting tundra vegetation spells change for arctic animals

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UMN researchers set out to discover what's behind significant changes in arctic tundra habitat.

Minnesota Partnership awards five new research grants for collaborative projects

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The state-funded grants for UMN/Mayo research team science proposals total just under $5 million.

Research Brief: Potential impact of bacteria on tooth decay

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An team of UMN researchers found some bacteria that absorb and accumulate phosphate may play a role in tooth decay.

Forage-Based Diets on Dairy Farms Produce Nutritionally Enhanced Milk

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Markedly higher levels of health-promoting fatty acids reported

U of M to host national conference on challenges and solutions for research integrity

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“Research Integrity and Trustworthy Science” will be held at the University of Minnesota on Thursday, March 8, 2018. 

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Worthington

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The event brings three U researchers—who are tackling the area’s critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Combating back pain without opioids

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A new grant is helping the U of M to study non-drug approaches to alleviating chronic back pain.

U of M licenses technology to monitor crop nitrogen status to ag-tech firm Sentera

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The tech, licensed to local company Sentera, will help growers minimize fertilizer use while preserving yield, profits

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