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Caleb Levar

Versatility in bacteria that derive energy from metals

Discovery from the U’s BioTechnology Institute shows how Geobacter is able to thrive in a wide range of enviro
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/versatility-bacteria-derive-energy-metals
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Section of Self Portrait (1889) by Vincent Van Gogh.

Organizing Chaos

Psychology graduate student Rachael Grazioplene is pursuing the question of how creative people and those with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder can share several key genes, yet be so different. The differences may hold clues to how many creative people keep mentally healthy.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/organizing-chaos
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/18/2015
Group of students in science lab.

High Schoolers Experience Research

By bringing research-based courses into Minnesota’s schools, U of M faculty are empowering students and their teachers.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/high-schoolers-experience-research
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/14/2015
X-ray of human body holding up their hand to green bacteria.

Censoring (Bacterial) Speech

Some bacteria “lie low” until they sense their numbers are high enough to launch an infection. By identifying and blocking a sensing mechanism, U of M researchers reduced rats’ infection severity and death rate from pneumonia-causing bacteria.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/censoring-bacterial-speech
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/16/2015
Electric pole in front of clouds.

Switching to Vehicles Powered by Electricity from Renewables Could Save Lives

A study compares projected air quality impacts on human health of 10 alternatives to conventional gasoline vehicles, estimating the total emissions in the fuel supply chain. Vehicles powered by electricity from natural gas or wind, water, or solar power came out most beneficial.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/switching-vehicles-powered-electricity-renewables-could-save-lives
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/16/2015

Stopping Pandemics

The U of M is bringing together experts across disciplines, politics, tribes, and borders to stop global outbreaks before they start.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/stopping-pandemics
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
04/15/2015

Birth of the New Medicine

With innovative therapies that enable the body to heal itself, U of M researchers are looking for cures for everything from diabetes to dementia.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/birth-new-medicine
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
04/15/2015
Group of female athletes.

Two Carlson School Students Win Prestigious Athletics Awards

Gopher senior softball player Kaitlyn Richardson and men's hockey senior and captain Kyle Rau were recently awarded the Patty Berg Legacy and Henry L. Williams Awards. These awards recognize one female and one male student-athlete who excel in competition and in the classroom while representing the values of the U’s athletics department. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/two-carlson-school-students-win-prestigious-athletics-awards
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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