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More than 1,000 researchers resume work as Twin Cities campus begins to reopen

Abbey Machtig
June 2, 2020

With select areas of campus reopening following the guidance of state officials, a growing number of researchers at the University of Minnesota are resuming their work. This process officially began May...

Around 1,000 researchers resume work as Twin Cities campus begins to reopen

Abbey Machtig
June 2, 2020

With select areas of campus reopening following the guidance of state officials, a growing number of researchers at the University of Minnesota are resuming their work. This process officially began on...

UMN researchers’ graph could find COVID-19 treatments

UMN researchers’ graph could find COVID-19 treatments

Natalie Cierzan
June 2, 2020

A graph created by University of Minnesota researchers could lead to more treatment options for COVID-19. Researchers compiled information from multiple COVID-19 databases to create the Drug Repurposing...

U researchers aim to create new therapies for pediatric leukemia

U researchers aim to create new therapies for pediatric leukemia

Natalie Cierzan
May 4, 2020

University of Minnesota researchers are trying to create new, less toxic therapies for pediatric leukemia. Current therapies for leukemia can leave children with short- and long-term side effects. Researchers...

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UMN researcher discovers concerning chemicals in Grand Portage tribal waters

Natalie Cierzan
May 2, 2020

UMN researchers found a variety of chemicals and hormones in waters that the Grand Portage Indian Reservation uses often for fishing.  There were detectable levels of “chemicals of emerging concern”...

From left, Marcel Thomspon, Shauanassey Johnson, Mychi Nguyen, Esha Dabbs, Destiny Coleman, Grace Coleman and Natashia Otiso. Courtesy of Abigail Rombalski .

Research group recommends community action to create spaces for marginalized youth

Katelyn Vue
April 30, 2020

A University of Minnesota youth research project is recommending Minnesota take action to provide accessible spaces in the state to develop kinship and social action for youth that identify as Black, Indigenous...

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COVID-19’s impact on UMN community research

J.D. Duggan
April 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has hindered the University of Minnesota’s ability to conduct research in the larger community. The University’s Office for Public Engagement faculty conduct research by going...

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UMN researchers aim to create thousands of new masks for COVID-19

Natalie Cierzan
April 20, 2020

Due to potential shortages, University of Minnesota researchers are collaborating to design and produce new masks for health care workers. A phone call united many researchers last month to begin developing...

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U researchers make key COVID-19 virus discoveries

Natalie Cierzan
April 16, 2020

University of Minnesota researchers made new discoveries about the COVID-19 virus, including new possible drug targets. The researchers published a paper last month in Nature that highlights how the virus...

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University research targets social distancing compliance, mental health

Becca Most
April 14, 2020

A new University of Minnesota public health study launching this week will look at factors that influence social distancing compliance as well as how these measures affect mental health. Funded in part...