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An elderly male patient with Parkinson’s disease grasps a walker.

Taming Tremors

A U medical team delivers precision stimulation to the brain, relieving the debilitating symptoms of disorders like Parkinson’s disease.

3 weeks ago

Greenhouse gas source has been underestimated from the US Corn Belt, University of Minnesota-led study shows

Estimates of how much nitrous oxide, a significant greenhouse gas and stratospheric ozone-depleting substance, is being emitted in the central United States have been too low by as much as 40 percent, a new study led by University of Minnesota scientists shows.

1 day ago

Girl smiling in classroom

Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Morrine Omolo is committed to mentoring young girls, especially those interested in science, technology, engineering, and math education (STEM) fields.

1 month ago

Statement on Lafayette, LA shooting

The following statement is from Dr. Katrice Albert, vice president for equity and diversity, and The President's Coalition for a Respectful U.  

4 days ago

Math on chalkboard

The Minnesota Medical Foundation

Mathematicians have emerged as some of medicine’s greatest unsung heroes, shedding light on complex biological processes, all to improve patient health.

1 month ago

U of M Accessibility Observatory announces partnership with TomTom to create national dataset of access to jobs

The University of Minnesota Accessibility Observatory is partnering with TomTom to create a national dataset that studies and illustrates accessibility to jobs by automobiles and mass transit throughout the country. “Accessibility metrics indicate how well a transportation system fulfills the goal of connecting users to valuable destinations,” says Observatory director Andrew Owen.

4 days ago

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