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May 2017

The Turing Tumble lets you and your kids build real mechanical computers
Tech Crunch
May 30, 2017

U of M startup enVerde to commercialize WtE technology
Biomass Magazine
May 25, 2017

U of M Ranked as Sixth-Best U.S. Public University for Technology Transfer
Twin Cities Business
May 24, 2017

Medical device giant Philips buys St. Paul-based RespirTech, maker of vests to assist breathing
Star Tribune
May 22, 2017

The Self-Medicating Animal
New York Times
May 18, 2017

There’s A Strong Chance You Are Paying For Expensive Medical Billing Mistakes
Huffington Post
May 17, 2017

Even with free sunscreen, most people don't use enough
May 16, 2017

Does the essential-oil trend pass the smell test?
Chicago Tribune
May 12, 2017

Reader Opinion: Powering Minnesota's future
Brainerd Dispatch
May 11, 2017

3D Printing Could Give Robots Sense Of Touch
Yahoo News
May 10, 2017

Another measles outbreak that didn’t have to happen
Washington Post
May 9, 2017

Column: University of Minnesota system impacts state’s economy, culture, prosperity
Worthington Daily Globe
May 8, 2017

Scientists Create High-Conductivity Transparent Nano-Scale Film Material
International Business Times
May 7, 2017

At the U, students become consultants for Minnesota businesses
Star Tribune
May 6, 2017

The World Is Not Ready for the Next Pandemic
May 4, 2017

Former CDC chief says we're losing focus on public health priorities
MPR News
May 3, 2017

Not on the menu: calorie counts
May 2, 2017

A Sense of Hearing Could Make Cars Safer and More Reliable
MIT Technology Review
May 1, 2017

April 2017

There’s no such thing as “mild depression”
April 30, 2017

Here’s What To Do If Your Birth Control Gets Crazy-Expensive
Yahoo News
April 27, 2017

Antarctic Penguin Populations in Flux as the Planet Warms
Scientific American
April 26, 2017

Liz Weston: Allowances Don’t Teach Kids About Money - You Do
Washington Post
April 24, 2017

Sunday conversation: Jay Schrankler, new ventures chief at University of Minnesota
Star Tribune
April 22, 2017

Why environmental groups need more volunteers of color
The Conversation
April 21, 2017

34 Leaders Who Are Changing Health Care
Yahoo News
April 20, 2017

1,681 UMN research projects are funded by federal money. Trump's proposed budget could change that.
Minnesota Daily
April 19, 2017

NIH program strives to turn more lab discoveries into real-world treatments
Stat News
April 17, 2017

Reader's View: Cancer research where 'better' begins
Duluth News Tribune
April 13, 2017

UMN research reprograms immune system to fight cancer
Minnesota Daily
April 13, 2017

Institute publishes colon cancer discovery
Austin Daily Herald
April 12, 2017

Social justice should be a key part of educating health professionals
Stat News
April 7, 2017

6 new rules for praising to raise kind, successful kids
U.S. News and World Report
April 6, 2017

Mayo, U Of M Decry Proposed Research Budget Cuts
Twin Cities Business
April 5, 2017

President Trump’s budget proposal ignores importance of research
April 4, 2017

Letter: Get the word out about preventive medicine
Austin Daily Herald
April 2, 2017

'Pink' campaign surpasses $1 million for cancer research
Rochester Post-Buletin
April 1, 2017

March 2017

Four inventors honored by University of Minnesota
Finance & Commerce
March 29, 2017

Minnesota Moment: University Researchers Awarded for Efforts to Make Environmentally-Friendly Plastic Bags
March 28, 2017

Bike Industry Contributes $780M To Minnesota Economy
Twin Cities Business
March 27, 2017

Our Plastics Glut Is An Environmental Nightmare -- And An $80 Billion Opportunity
March 25, 2017

University of Minnesota researchers invent nano-sponge to soak up pollution
Star Tribune
March 24, 2017

$8 million sought for rural cancer care in Minnesota
Duluth News Tribune
March 23, 2017

This Is How The World Gets Sick
Fast Company
March 22, 2017

Studies Suggest Cautious Optimism About Declines In Teen Opioid Use
March 20, 2017

Why The Pentagon Should Worry About Lack Of Innovation In Electric Utility Sector
March 19, 2017

Researchers Say 'Super Sponge' Could Provide Cheap Way to Clean Water
March 16, 2017

U Of M Tech Aiming To ‘Transform’ Chemotherapy Lands On U.S. Patent Desk
Twin Cities Business
March 15, 2017

Women on Wall St. punished more severely than men for misdeeds
March 14, 2017

US scientists accuse Turkish researcher of spiriting away their idea — and claiming it as her own
Stat News
March 13, 2017

Consumers wrestle with deluge of cardboard boxes from delivery services, online shopping
Star Tribune
March 11, 2017

Pressed Into Caregiving Sooner Than Expected
New York Times
March 10, 2017

Hip-Hop’s Unlikeliest Icons: Promethazine Codeine Syrup Manufacturers
March 9, 2017

An outbreak in Brazil has U.S. health experts wondering if yellow fever could be the next Zika
Los Angeles Times
March 8, 2017

Biotech startup spun out of U of M raises $1.9M
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
March 7, 2017

How far is a safe distance from a sneeze? Farther than you might think.
Washington Post
March 6, 2017

Global food in a 'farm-to-table' world
MPR News
March 2, 2017

University of Minnesota presents State Legislature with budget requests
Minnesota Daily
March 1, 2017

January 2017

Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive
Jan. 31, 2017

Minnesota lab advances heart research, one beat at a time
Big Ten Network LiveBIG
Jan. 28, 2017

Immigrants are key to Minnesota's future prosperity
Star Tribune
Jan. 27, 2017

Proliferation of Bird Flu Outbreaks Raises Risk of Human Pandemic
Scientific American
Jan. 26, 2017

Jessica Hellmann: ‘Circular economy’: To strengthen Minnesota, find value in what we now waste
Pioneer Press
Jan. 25, 2017

Gov. Dayton's Administration Proposes $8 Million for Cancer Treatment
Jan. 24, 2017

Mind the gaps: Reducing hunger by improving yields on small farms
The Conversation
Jan. 23, 2017

The Monkees to Mariah: Brief History of Artists Who Fake It
Jan. 21, 2017

An Obamacare Repeal Could Strip Women of Workplace Breastfeeding Protections
Jan. 17, 2017

Steele County area communities contribute nearly $160,000 to Eagles Cancer Telethon
Owatonna Peoples Press
Jan. 16, 2017

Nightmare superbug infection resistant to all antibiotics kills US woman
International Business Times
Jan. 13, 2017

Can a flu shot wear off if you get it too early? Perhaps, scientists say
Stat News
Jan. 12, 2017

U President Kaler outlines budget request for state lawmakers
Minnesota Daily
Jan. 11, 2017

Austin is ready to get pink
Post Bulletin
Jan. 10, 2017

The Drive: Many factors influence park-and-ride usage
Star Tribune
Jan. 8, 2017

A long-lasting flu shot may emerge — but not this year
Boston Globe
Jan. 7, 2017

U of M Researchers Could Bring Life Saving Tool to First Responders Everywhere
Jan. 5, 2017

Will Ronda Rousey's downfall kill female UFC? Don't panic just yet
The Guardian
Jan. 3, 2017

2017: Looking ahead to the year in science
MPR News
Jan. 2, 2017


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