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University Of Minnesota Food Scientist Dies

A University of Minnesota food scientist has died, nine days after he was pulled from a private pool during a Memorial Day gathering in St. Louis Park. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office said Friday that 48-year-old Koushik Seetharaman died Tuesday at Hennepin County Medical Center. The cause of death was a lack of oxygen to the brain. Doctors believe he suffered a cardiac arrest in the pool.

06/07/2014

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Good Question: What Causes Cravings?

For most Americans its Chocolate, then Pizza. Salty snacks, then ice cream. Almost all of us report craving food. Researchers do think that every craving starts with a cue.

02/04/2013

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‘U’ Sells Artisan Cheeses, Dairy Staples

During World War II, Minnesota was named the bleu cheese capitol of the world, in part because of the University of Minnesota’s dairy industry.

04/25/2011