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Big cats, clean teeth thanks to veterinary anesthesiologists

Just like people, big cats need to maintain teeth health too.

UMN expert: Gluten free diets not as healthy as you think

Although millions of Americans are cutting gluten out of their diets with the belief that it is a healthier dietary...

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American Bulk Warehouse Shopping

Study offers corporate/ government purchasers strategy for saving money while choosing environmentally friendly products

Protecting pregnant women in Uganda

A Ugandan woman with her young child on her back

Grad student Sonja Ausen-Anifrani is working to deliver key information in text messages to expectant mothers in Uganda.

In The News: U.S. Senators, UMN faculty discuss Zika virus threat

Zika virus is gaining attention in the United States as mosquito season arrives. 

Changing climate will reduce corn production, U of M-led study shows


Warmer temperatures and unpredictable precipitation could dramatically reduce the amount of grain produced in Iowa.

New leader tapped for University of Minnesota’s AIS Research Center

The next director of the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center Nicholas Phelps

The next director of the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) at the U will be Nicholas Phelps. 

President Kaler: Special session necessary to finish Legislature’s work

A group of people walks toward the Minnesota State Capitol.

Today, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler responded to the 2016 session of the Minnesota Legislature.

Gut bacteria may predict chemotherapy risk

Background of colorful, fanciful drawings of microbial cells.

A cancer patient’s intestinal bacteria may predict the risk of blood infections after chemotherapy.

Printing a human heart

illustration of computer printing 3D heart

Karlie Gause's care team used a 3D printer to create an exact replica of her heart.

Nine University of Minnesota students receive Fulbright Awards

Students studying

Nine students and alumni of the UMN have been awarded grants to study and teach abroad during the 2016-17 academic year by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Baseball team captures Big Ten title

Gopher baseball players celebrate at Siebert Field, complete with their Big Ten championship trophy.

The Golden Gopher baseball team claimed its first Big Ten title since 2010 following a dramatic 4-3 win over Ohio State.