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Department of Philosophy receives largest donation in its history


Gift from PrairieCare president Stephen R. Setterberg will support teaching and research

Count seals in Antarctica from the comfort of your couch

baby seal

Citizen science project uses satellite images to get first-ever, comprehensive count of Weddell seals 

New method makes microbiome profiling more accurate, reproducible

Research out of the University of Minnesota Genomics Center highlights an improved method for profiling...

Meningitis B vaccine study raises questions about vaccine response in recent New Jersey university outbreak

new study from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health found that only 66 percent of college students...

Changing the conversation: Body shaming

Body shaming is a growing epidemic, rising to a fevered pitch in recent years alongside social media.

Staying safe during upcoming heat wave

Dangerous heat waves are affecting much of the United States, and Minnesota is bracing for a hot couple of days.

New study suggests prenatal vitamins are not worth the money

For years, pregnant women have been advised to take prenatal vitamins in order to ensure proper growth and nutrition...

UMN researchers connecting links to sleep issues and Parkinson’s disease

It is estimated that 50-60 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease have disordered sleep.

Bell Museum + Planetarium names new executive director

Denise Young

Denise Young will assume her new role at the Bell on September 12.

Cedar Creek Launches Citizen Science Project

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Research station offers unique opportunity for public to participate in wildlife tracking survey at research site

Greatest concentration of unique mammal species is on Philippine island

Mossy Luzon forest

Fifteen-year study reveals 93% of Luzon Island’s land mammals are found nowhere else

Widening the focus on water

A man and child peer off of a dock and into a body of water.

U of M Extension provides research and education on managing Minnesota’s water resources to partners across the state.