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Bears appear unfazed by drones, but their heart rates soar, U of M research shows

If an unidentified flying object suddenly appeared in the sky, it’s likely your heart would beat faster. Now, University of Minnesota researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology have found that the same is true for bears.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/bears-appear-unfazed-drones-their-heart-rates-soar-u-m-research-shows
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020

Media Advisory: U of M to host annual cold-climate wine judging

What: The International Cold Climate Wine Competition When: 11:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Aug. 18 Where: Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave., St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/media-advisory-u-m-host-annual-cold-climate-wine-judging
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020
Jessica Tarnowski

A Curiosity-Driven Life

Jessica Tarnowski ’15 was always curious about the genetic basis of hereditary diseases. Now she helps those at risk for sickle-cell anemia and other conditions to access health care services.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/curiosity-driven-life
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/10/2020
Cancer survivor Scott Nelson stands on a concrete path amongst a forest of trees with his hands crossed.

Through Trials

Faced with a deadly disease, many people participate in clinical trials as the ultimate way to help others.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/through-trials
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/10/2020
Five female lions walk as a group on grassy ground, lit by a low sun.

How Lions Became Social

Behavioral scientists have puzzled over why lions, of all cats, should live in groups. A new study answers: The landscape did it.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/how-lions-became-social
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/10/2020
Graphical representation of sustainable home competition winner

A Win for Sustainable Homes

Comfortable. Attractive. Efficient. Affordable. U of M students may have just designed the home of the future. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/win-sustainable-homes
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/10/2020
Kaela Anderson

Kaela Anderson: Willing to Be a Match

Three years after joining a bone marrow registry as a Gopher swimmer, student-athlete development intern Kaela Anderson found herself undergoing surgery to help save the life of a stranger.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/kaela-anderson-willing-be-match
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/10/2020

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