News Releases

Monday, June 9, 2014
New research from the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota reveals that rats show regret, a cognitive behavior once thought to be uniquely and fundamentally human. Research findings were recently published in Nature Neuroscience. To...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
A reduction in neurosurgeon resident duty hours appears to result in no significant changes in patient outcomes, according to new research from the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Minnesota. The reduction in resident duty hours was...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The way in which the sex of an organism is determined may require lifelong maintenance, finds new research from the University of Minnesota. According to the study published today in the journal Developmental Cell, sex-specific transcription factors...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
University of Minnesota researchers combine media and physician communication to expand awareness and impact at-risk communities Community-based programs combining a public health media campaign and health professional education have been shown to...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota is praising a landmark bill signed into law this week by Gov. Mark Dayton that will allow the most highly educated nurses to practice more autonomously in Minnesota. The legislation will help...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Collaborative focuses on health and community issues impacting the lives of African American men Inaugural funding selections have been announced for the groundbreaking new research collaborative, based out of the University of Minnesota and the...
Monday, May 12, 2014
New U of M-developed assay method utilizes newborn dried blood spots for efficient, low-invasive testing  New evidence out of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, shows more mothers are smoking while pregnant than is...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Lillehei Heart Institute researchers from the University of Minnesota have found cardiac stem cells believed to give rise to heart cells are not doing so at the pace required to regenerate heart muscle. Within the scope of their findings, the researchers...
Friday, April 18, 2014
The snowy owl reportedly hit by a bus in Washington, D.C., in late January 2014 is scheduled for release tomorrow by The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota. The owl had been receiving care at The Raptor Center to replace damaged wing feathers...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Facility upgrades will improve living spaces for raptors and enhance visitor experience. The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota will break ground on a new construction and renovation project at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at The Raptor Center,...

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