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18 min ago | Star Tribune

Scientists discover more about the battle in your belly

There's a complex ecosystem deep inside your gut, home to trillions of bacteria armed with the power to help - or harm - you.


Related Topix: Food Poisoning, Health

4 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

University of Minnesota combats food supply issues with MnDRIVE

College of Veterinary Medicine assistant professor Nicholas Phelps explains aquaponic farming in a greenhouse in St. Paul on July 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Agriculture, Science

4 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

$7.9 million purchase expands University of Minnesota behind TCF Bank Stadium

Some of the unused land behind TCF Bank Stadium could sprout more research buildings as the University of Minnesota continues a slow expansion beyond the eastern confines of its Minneapolis campus.


8 hrs ago | Timberjay Newspapers Online

Big device examines tiniest known particles

The $270-million neutrino detector completed this month at Ash River is the world's largest free-standing PVC structure, consisting of 10,782 modules assembled by a team of University of Minnesota students over four years.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Cameras

10 hrs ago |

Chris Kyle trial: Did defense attorneys make a strategic error in...

Did defense attorneys for the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle make a strategic error in the final days of the Jesse Ventura defamation trial? That's a question some court observers are asking after a split jury in St. Paul, Minn., awarded $1.8 million to the former Minnesota governor.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Hamline University

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Expert: 'Reasonable Chance' Person Infected With Ebola Could Come To US

With more than 600 people dead from the Ebola virus in West Africa, fears are running rampant of the virus spreading globally since this is the worst outbreak of the deadly disease in history.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

13 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

More details on the University of Minnesota explosion and response

On June 17, an explosion in a chemistry lab at the University of Minnesota injured graduate student Walter Partlo.


Related Topix: Explosion, Chemistry

18 hrs ago | Minnesota Medical Association Online

Honoring Choices Minnesota Updates Advance Care Planning Forms

The new updates are designed to help physicians and other healthcare providers meet their patients' needs in advance care planning, said HCM Medical Director Ken Kephart, M.D., medical director for Senior Services at Fairview and adjunct professor for the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota.


22 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

So. Dakota State, Univ Of MN To Host Dairy Heat Stress Workshops



Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sys-Con Media

IEEE Power & Energy Society Awards Recognize Important Member...

IEEE, the world's largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the recipients of the 2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society Society-Level Awards, who were recognized at its annual General Meeting Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 in National Harbor, Md.


Related Topix: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois, Clarkson University

CBS Local

1st-Degree Murder Charges In Schunk Killing

A grand jury in Dakota County has indicted two people for first-degree murder in the death of a University of Minnesota student who was stabbed to death in a Rosemount town house.


Related Topix: Dakota County, MN


Dakota County grand jury ups murder charges against couple in U student's death

Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, 32, and Ashley Marie Conrade, 24, were both charged Tuesday with first-degree murder.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dakota County, MN, Burnsville, MN, Rosemount, MN

City Pages

Best bets from the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival

Custom dress by Idle Child. Special thanks to Amy Nystrom of Speakeasy for modeling and 4 Seasons Dance Studio for the space.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Theater, Arts


Slamhammer & Martin Audio Step Up At MLB All-Star Game Concert

Slamhammer Productions provided audio, staging and video for a sold-out show that featured Grammy Award winner Imagine Dragons and local hip-hop artist Atmosphere playing to an enthusiastic crowd of over 30,000 at the Target All-Star Concert, held at TCF Bank Stadium on the University of Minnesota campus a few days before the 2014 Major League ... (more)


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Audio, Atmosphere

The Daily Gopher

Gopher Football: Jeff Jones Not Going to JUCO, Eligibility Still in Question

Jeff Jones has been working all summer to get himself eligible to not only gain admission to the University of Minnesota but to also pass the NCAA Clearinghouse and be eligible for a scholarship to play football.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Minnesota NCAA

City Pages

Standup Amber Preston on new adventures in Los Angeles

Comedian Amber Preston was born and raised in Fargo, but now feels she's put some distance between herself and her hometown, figuratively and literally.


Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Theater, Arts

PhysOrg Weblog

Are Millennials redefining adulthood?

Once upon a time, a spouse, children and a home were among the most typical hallmarks of adulthood.


Related Topix: University of Arizona, Family, Kids

Business Journal

Uponor invests in U of M startup Upstream Technologies

Upstream will use part of the funding to finish development of a product that detects how quickly water infiltrates soil, said Upstream CEO and Director A.J. Schwidder .


Related Topix: Minnesota

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Curious Capitalist

The Suburbs Will Die: One Man's Fight to Fix the American Dream

Engineer Charles Marohn worked his whole life trying to make his community better-until the day he realized he was ruining it.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Brainerd, MN, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science, East Gull Lake, MN

The Washington Post

U.S. Billionaire With Reagan's Ear Mold Selling Hearing Aids

"I never had a burning desire to own a business or make a lot of money," he said in a phone interview.


Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, Eden Prairie, MN, iPhone, Science / Technology