UMN in the News
The $1,000 pill for a liver-wasting viral infection that made headlines last year is no longer the favorite of patients and doctors in the U.S.
Many people think of sleep as a luxury or a necessary evil — as downtime that interferes with their ability to get more things done in a day. The reality is that a good night’s sleep is vital to our physical and mental well-being.
In the first study to examine the impact of state review authority on individual premiums, Pinar Karaca-Mandic of the University of Minnesota and coauthors collected data on how states changed their rate review authority and requirements during 2010–13, combining these data with carrier filings.
A Minnesota dentist and avid big-game hunter said he regrets killing a beloved lion in Zimbabwe and will cooperate with any criminal investigation.
Research by Pinar Karaca-Mandic, School of Public Health, and Paul Ma, Carlson School, is featured.
Paul West, lead scientist for the Global Landscapes Initiative at the U’s Institute on the Environment, is featured.
Ian MacRae, UMC professor of entomology, Extension specialist in soil nutrient management Dan Kaiser, aerospace fellow Hamid Mokhtarzadeh, and Extension entomologist Bob Koch are featured.
State researchers have a new ally in the battle against the emerald ash borer.
It's a wasp called the Cerceris fumipennis – otherwise known as the smoky winged beetle bandit. And researchers say by monitoring the wasps, and the beetles they collect, they can learn just how far the EAB has spread.