U of M researchers have developed a candidate drug that was effective in both preventing and quelling SARS-CoV-2 infection in animals, signaling potential in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic if it can be validated in human trials.
For National Immunization Awareness Month, Ann Philbrick with the College of Pharmacy talks about the flu vaccine, the health benefits of getting routine immunizations, and prevention measures people can take during this upcoming flu season.
Jessica Hellmann, director of the Institute of the Environment, discusses the need for people to understand the short- and-long term impacts of droughts and climate change on our agriculture industry, environment and everyday lives.
School of Public Health research shows that if compared to unexposed patients, patients exposed to the flu at their primary care physician’s office were 31.8% more likely than unexposed patients to revisit with the flu within two weeks.
In a new paper published in The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, Professor of Finance Tracy Yue Wang examined a firm’s skilled labor risk — defined as the risk of failing to attract and retain skilled labor — and the subsequent impact on a range of corporate policies.
Public life in the United States is fractured and even toxic but to help encourage connection and discussion across social and political lines, the College of Liberal Arts has launched the Public Life Project.
The steep rise in food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black, Indigenous, and persons of color across the U.S., and particularly emerging adults in these groups.
New research from the Carlson School of Management finds a simple way to make networking easier for women, who often face significant barriers in doing so, especially in fields where they are a minority.
A new study, led by University of Minnesota Twin Cities engineering researchers, shows that the stiffness of protein fibers in tissues, like collagen, are a key component in controlling the movement of cells.
The Carlson School of Management research showed replicated and expanded on what was previously found: bronze medalists were more likely to exhibit a smile than silver medalists, while gold medalists were happier than other medalists.
Associate Professor Tracy Twine in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences is available to comment on the heatwave and what it means for the Twin Cities and other metropolitan areas in the Midwest.
A new tool developed by a University of Minnesota research team allows farmers to create a budget balance sheet of any nitrogen reduction plans and see the economic and environmental cost, return and margins, all customized to fields under their management.