Human Gut Microbiome Evolution: From Hunter-Gatherers to a Western Lifestyle

Westerners have a less-diverse gut microbiome compared to hunter-gatherers, but how and why these microbe collections diverged has largely remained a mystery.

New U of M research could help improve HIV/AIDS therapies

Hideki Aihara, Zhiqi Yin, and Ke Shi of the University of Minnesota, along with colleagues from Cornell University and St. Louis University have made a major stride in exploring new therapies to combat HIV/AIDS and retrovirus-based cancers.

Make Time for Your Spouse — Couples That Spend Time Together Are Happier Individuals

Two researchers from the Minnesota Population Center at the University of Minnesota have found that married couples in the U.S. are happier and more fulfilled when they are together rather than apart, underscoring the importance of spending time with a spouse for individual well-being.

Local Musicians Talk Creativity, Mental Health to U of M Students

Adam Levy, frontman for the Honeydogs, Mina Moore, Claire Monesterio of GRRRL PRTY and Johnny and Molly Solomon of Communist Daughter will speak and perform at Music and the Mind Unplugged Tuesday, February 9.

To Ease Our Pain

Close-up of a fly

Discoveries at the U of M will help break down kidney stones

New Survey Identifies Health Issues Affecting College Students and Academic Success

Boynton Health Service of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities (UMTC) today released the 2015 College Student Health Survey identifying health and health-related behaviors affecting college students and their academic success.

Resistance of ER-positive Breast Cancer to Tamoxifen Therapy May be Driven by APOBEC3B

University of Minnesota hosts “Research with Human Participants: The National Debates”

University of Minnesota to host conference on “Research with Human Participants: The National Debates”

An Unlikely 'Rebel'

Brenda Her in a lab

Brenda Her has overcome cultural expectations to pursue a career in medicine.

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