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Varuschka, a 10-year-old Przewalski’s mare at the Minnesota Zoo
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U of M maps genome of the last living wild horse species

University of Minnesota researchers have successfully mapped the complete genome of the endangered Przewalski’s horse. Once extinct in the wild, the species now has a population of around 2,000 animals thanks to conservation efforts.

Paige Novak, brown hair and black blouse, stand before large, gray commercial vats.
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Energy drink

U of M researchers explore the energy potential of wastewater from breweries.

Image of NRRI Avian Ecologist Steve Kolbe
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Talking Minnesota’s migratory birds with U of M

Avian Ecologist Steve Kolbe with the Natural Resources Research Institute at the University of Minnesota Duluth answers questions about migratory bird populations in Minnesota, their migration routes and patterns and the condition of their habitats.

Portrait of Vladimir Sverak
News Release

U of M Professor Vladimir Sverak elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences

University of Minnesota Twin Cities College of Science and Engineering Professor Vladimir Sverak was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), one of the nation’s most prestigious honor societies. AAAS recognizes those making preeminent contributions to their fields and the world. Members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business and public affairs.

Efrain Torres
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Making MRIs accessible to all

Efraín Torres, a first-generation college student and innovator, is pursuing research that will make a difference in people’s lives.

Image of a deer standing on a paved road with a deer crossing traffic sign in the foreground.
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Talking deer collisions with U of M

Raphael Stern and Ron Moen discuss safety tips and best practices as we approach the end of daylight saving time, when a marked increase in reported deer-vehicle collisions occurs.