The Minnesota Daily

Sarah Mai

What factors into far-right extremism? A UMN researcher wanted to find out

Hana Ikramuddin
November 27, 2019

A recently published study by a University of Minnesota graduate student sought to understand some of the factors that can lead to far-right extremism.   Published earlier this month, the study focused...

Courtesy of Seth Moore, Director of Biology and Environment for the Grand Portage Band of Chippewa.

Crowdfunded research works to protect Minnesota’s moose from brainworm

Dylan Anderson
November 27, 2019

Minnesota is one of the few states that have moose, and researchers are trying to ensure the population stays stable. A partnership between the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the University...

Illustrated by Abby Adamski.

UMN research looks to advance early autism detection in children

Natalie Cierzan
November 27, 2019

A University of Minnesota professor is trying to improve early detection of autism in children. Jed Elisonis part of two research studies attempting to enhance autism identification and screening in children....

Second year graduate student Hannah Holst performs an experiment in Kolthoff Hall on Friday, Nov. 16. The Race Research Group received its first research grant in October of 2019.

By studying chemical reactions, researchers aim to support other scientists

Natalie Cierzan
November 18, 2019

A University group is working on new building-block research to make chemistry more efficient — for other scientists. The Race Research Group aims to take simple chemical elements and create complex...

Morgan LaCasse

Study finds patients often mistreat medical trainees

Hana Ikramuddin
November 9, 2019

A new study conducted by medical professionals at the University of Minnesota found the main source mistreatment of residents, or medical trainees, is patients. The study surveyed about 77 percent of the...

Hailee Schievelbein

Going against the grain: UMN researchers ramp up commercialization efforts for wheat substitute

Natalie Rademacher
September 15, 2019

A wheatgrass commonly known as “Kernza” is becoming more popular as research and commercialization around it continue to expand. Kernza, which some researchers describe as a “distant cousin to wheat,"...