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X-ray of human body holding up their hand to green bacteria.

College of Biological Sciences

Some bacteria “lie low” until they sense their numbers are high enough to launch an infection. By identifying and blocking a sensing mechanism, U of M researchers reduced rats’ infection severity and death rate from pneumonia-causing bacteria.

1 month ago

Research suggests using neuroscience in law may face political resistance

A first of its kind study conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania has found that Republicans and Independents are more likely to disapprove of neuroscience-based legal reforms if the reforms are perceived as being too lenient on criminal defendants.

3 days ago

Group of students in science lab.

College of Education and Human Development

By bringing research-based courses into Minnesota’s schools, U of M faculty are empowering students and their teachers.

1 month ago

U of M president to testify Feb. 18 before Minnesota House Committee on Higher Education Policy and Finance

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will testify before the Minnesota House Committee on Higher Education Policy and Finance hearing scheduled from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in Room 5, State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul.

1 week ago

Student's hands drawing on paper.

Design at Minnesota

U of M graphic design students recorded everything they consumed for 30 days. Then they designed a response.

1 month ago

U of M Twin Cities top 5 in Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools rankings

With 63 graduates currently making a difference as Peace Corps volunteers, the University of Minnesota ranks No. 5 nationally on the Peace Corps annual list, moving up 5 spots from its position last year.

1 week ago

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