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  1. People may inherit gut bacteria causing Crohn's, ulcerative colitisRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Science Blog

    ... a big impact on your health for the rest of your life," said the study's lead author Dan Knights, a University of Minnesota assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Biotechnology Institute. "We have found ...

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  2. Renewable energy-powered vehicles can save lives : December 16, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Times

    NEW YORK Driving vehicles that use electricity from renewable energy instead of gasoline could reduce the resulting deaths due to air pollution by 70 per cent, says a study. The researchers from University of Minnesota also found that vehicles running on corn ethanol or powered by coal-based or "grid average" electricity are worse for health.

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  3. Focus on Early Intervention with Kids Experiencing Toxic StressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KSTP

    A special symposium put on by St. David's Center called "the Neuroscience of Childhood Stress and Applications that Foster Resiliency," was held at Plymouth Creek Center on Friday. University of Minnesota Researchers and other child and family development experts were on-hand to share the latest research and hone their skills to help parents and children dealing with toxic stress in their families.

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  4. Your all-electric car may not be so greenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NewsCenter 25

    ... and environmental health, said study co-author Julian Marshall, an engineering professor at the University of Minnesota. "A lot of the technologies that we think of as being clean ... are not better than gasoline." The key is the source of the ...

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  5. New Study Doesn't Say 'Electric Cars Aren't Green'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | GreenCarReports

    Yesterday afternoon, the Associated Press covered a new study put out by the University of Minnesota that calculates the environmental impact of manufacturing and refueling vehicles with various powerplants. Here's the actual preface, taken verbatim from the first page of the study : We evaluate the air quality-related human health impacts of 10 ... options, including the use of liquid biofuels, diesel, and compressed natural gas in internal combustion engines; the use of electricity from a range of conventional and renewable sources to power electric vehicles ; and the use of hybrid EV technology.

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  6. Electric cars may not be so green after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CBS News

    ... and environmental health, said study co-author Julian Marshall, an engineering professor at the University of Minnesota. "A lot of the technologies that we think of as being clean ... are not better than gasoline." The key is where the source of the ...

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  7. Tesla Drivers Don't Be Too Smug: Electric Cars Are Not So Green Says StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    In a new study in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences University of Minnesota researchers report in various scenarios that vehicles using alternative fuels are often more harmful to human health than are conventional gasoline-powered automobiles. From the abstract: We find that powering vehicles with corn ethanol or with coal-based or "grid average" electricity increases monetized environmental health impacts by 80% or more relative to using conventional gasoline.

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  8. Driving an electric car can sometimes be worse for both the climate and public healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Raw Story

    ... a gasoline-powered vehicle, according to the study , conducted by a team of researchers at the University of Minnesota and published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The environmental health cost of driving an electric ...

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  9. Young America (YA) Announces Strategic Hires to Meet Continuing Market...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PRWeb

    ... Library (ITIL) Certified and an earned a Process Mapping and Analysis Certification from the University of Minnesota. To augment its expertise in the technology arena, YA hired Chad Gardner in November 2014 as a technical sales engineer. Gardner ...

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  10. Coal-powered electric cars worse for public health than gasoline counterpartsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newkerala.com

    A new study has found that driving vehicles that use electricity made from clean, renewable energy instead of gasoline can actually push down death rates due to air pollution by as much as 70 percent. The study from the University of Minnesota also shows that switching to vehicles powered by electricity made using natural gas yields large health benefits, and conversely, vehicles running on corn ethanol or vehicles powered by coal-based or "grid average" electricity are worse for health; switching from gasoline to those fuels would increase the number of resulting deaths due to air pollution by 80 percent or more.

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  11. The key to understanding Environmental Economics is understanding unintended consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Environmental Economics

    ... and environmental health, said study co-author Julian Marshall, an engineering professor at the University of Minnesota. "A lot of the technologies that we think of as being clean ... are not better than gasoline." The key is where the source of the ...

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  12. MSU Department Announces Major Archaeological FindRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newswise

    ... layer of material tested by the National Science Foundation-funded Center for Rock Magnetism at the University of Minnesota. The markings were examined and dated by Christopher Rollston, an epigrapher in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern ...

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  13. Renewable energy-powered vehicles can save livesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newkerala.com

    Driving vehicles that use electricity from renewable energy instead of gasoline could reduce the resulting deaths due to air pollution by 70 percent, says a study. The researchers from University of Minnesota also found that vehicles running on corn ethanol or powered by coal-based or "grid average" electricity are worse for health.

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  14. People may inherit 'gut' bacteria that cause Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | EurekAlert!

    ... a big impact on your health for the rest of your life," said the study's lead author Dan Knights, a University of Minnesota assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Biotechnology Institute. "We have found ...

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  15. Electric Cars May Not Be Better For The Environment In Places Where Power Comes From CoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Switched

    ... and environmental health, said study co-author Julian Marshall, an engineering professor at the University of Minnesota. "A lot of the technologies that we think of as being clean ... are not better than gasoline." The key is where the source of the ...

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  16. Bringing the Best Together - AgentsofAmerica.ORG & West LegalEdcenter ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PRWeb

    ... E&O defense attorney Britton Weimer of Jones Satre & Weimer PLLC, Professor Andrew Whitman of the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, Roy Little, President and CEO at Insurance Educational Association, Angelo J. Gioia Founder & ...

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  17. Monsen, Kim named Triple A award winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Sentinel

    ... You get out what you put in.'" He hopes to study biochemistry at Iowa State University or the University of Minnesota, where his older sister, Meghan, attends. Kim has been looking at several colleges, including Buena Vista, Bethel and Augustana, ...

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  18. Erik HaulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | TwinCities

    ... one of more than 100 NHL players from Finland. Yet Erik Haula, a second-year Wild forward out of the University of Minnesota, still has a passion for American football that he learned in the shadow of his father, coach of the Turku Trojans in the ...

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  19. California mega-drought worst in 1,200 years say scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | NewsTarget.com

    ... the report's authors said in the study released just a few days ago. The data, collected by the University of Minnesota and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, appear to indicate that warm, dry conditions have led to a dramatic shrinking of ...

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  20. Austin College faculty member edits letter collection about life of German immigrants in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | North Texas e-News

    ... Parents, 1943 to 1945, was released by Peter Lang Publishing. She and a colleague from St. John's University of Minnesota also translated into English the German book Der letzte Monch von Tibhirine by Freddy Derwahl, originally published in Germany ...

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