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Tales about “the one that got away” will provide valuable data for managing fisheries resources, thanks to a new initiative by the University of Minnesota and the app company iFish.

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Reuben Harris, Ph.D, was selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) as an HHMI Investigator and will receive the flexible support necessary to progress his research in creative new directions.

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A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota has found a three-way link among antibiotic use in infants, changes in the gut bacteria, and disease later in life. The imbalances in gut microbes, called dysbiosis, have been tied to infectious diseases, allergies and other autoimmune disorders, and even obesity, later in life.

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A new project will harness the power of genome editing – a technique that allows researchers to precisely target, cut, remove and replace DNA in a living cell – to improve rice, a staple crop that feeds half the world’s people.

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Daniel Larkin has been hired by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) as its new Aquatic Plant Management and Restoration Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist. Larkin, who will start in August, is currently an associate conservation scientist with the Chicago Botanic Garden and an adjunct assistant professor of plant biology and conservation at Northwestern University.

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University of Minnesota students’ design for sustainable homes to fill vacant lots in economically challenged North Minneapolis has won top honors in an international competition.

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Taking aspirin reduces a person’s risk of colorectal cancer, but the molecular mechanisms involved have remained unknown until a recent discovery by The Hormel Institute, affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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The University of Minnesota has been named one of the nation’s most innovative users of information technology by InformationWeek, a leading technology industry publication serving executive leaders at some of the country’s largest businesses and government organizations.

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