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Study by UMN researcher finds discrimination can lead to anxiety disorders

Study by UMN researcher finds discrimination can lead to anxiety disorders

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
February 10, 2021
The research shows that discrimination, regardless of genetic factors, can contribute to anxiety.
University researchers developing aphid-resistant soybeans

University researchers developing aphid-resistant soybeans

Becca Most, Campus Activities Reporter
February 8, 2021
These new plants could make it easier for organic farmers to combat the harmful pests, and could also reduce pollution caused by insecticide use in Minnesota.
Project Lead Nicole Wanner examines mouse DNA at the Andrew C. Boss Laboratory of Meat Science on Friday, Jan. 29. Wanner’s research focuses on how CBD oil affects pregnant mice and their offspring.

UMN research shows CBD use during pregnancy affects long-term behavior and brain activity in offspring

Becca Most
February 2, 2021
Although human trials have yet to start, scientists say people should be wary of using CBD while pregnant.
University of Minnesota Cancer Researcher Micheal Olin poses with a live imaging photo depicting the size of brain tumors in mice in his lab on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Olin and his colleague Chris Moertel lead a team of researchers that created a cancer treatment that is in its first phase of 
 human trials.

UMN researchers start human trial of new cancer treatment

Izzy Teitelbaum
January 27, 2021
This treatment for a specific kind of brain cancer called glioblastoma could be used to treat other kinds of cancer as well as infectious diseases.
Associate Professor Christine Salomon poses for a portrait in her lab in Nils Hasselmo Hall on Tuesday, Jan 26.

Subterranean fungi could be key to treating devastating bat disease

Becca Most, Campus Activities Reporter
January 27, 2021
University of Minnesota researchers are exploring ways cave fungi could be used as a biological control agent.
Report provides disaggregated data on economic well-being of Asian Minnesotans

Report provides disaggregated data on economic well-being of Asian Minnesotans

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
January 26, 2021
The report aims to provide a more accurate picture of how Asian Minnesotans, from a diversity of backgrounds, experience wealth and education.
A few pieces from the University of Minnesota’s Music Library are displayed in Wilson Library on Wednesday, Jan. 13. The collection ranges from classical sonata compositions to popular culture and local artists such as Prince.

University of Minnesota Music Library seeks to diversify its collection

Becca Most
January 23, 2021
A majority of materials in the collection are from European, white and male artists.
UMN Extension educator Natalie Hoidal poses with serrano and jalepeno peppers on the East Bank campus. Hoidal's research team tested the viability of growing chile peppers in Minnesota and Wisconsin in collaboration with local Latinx farmers through the Shared Ground Farmers' Cooperative.

UMN researchers partner with Latinx farmers to explore chile pepper viability in MN

Becca Most
January 20, 2021
Latinx farmers historically face numerous barriers to market access
How food insecurity, safety and discrimination are impacting young adults

How food insecurity, safety and discrimination are impacting young adults

Srilekha Garishakurti, Campus Activities Reporter
December 8, 2020
According to researchers, young adults experiencing food insecurity have been more likely to face discrimination and feel unsafe in their neighborhoods.
Christine Diindiisi McCleave, CEO of the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition.

Indigenous-led survey centers boarding school, adoption experiences

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
December 7, 2020
The Child Removal Survey looks at how the federal government upended Native American communities and how they have sought healing.