U Of M Study Measures How COVID-19 Particles Spread In ClassroomsAs Minnesotans anxiously await Gov. Tim Walz's announcement on schools in the fall, a new University of Minnesota study has analyzed how COVID-19 spreads indoors, especially in classrooms.
U Of M Researchers Determine Hydroxychloroquine Does Not Prevent COVID-19The University of Minnesota's study determined approximately 12% of those given the drug developed COVID-19 symptoms, compared to the 14% given the vitamin placebo.
Researchers Link Air Pollution To Increases In Violent Criminal BehaviorResearchers have found that breathing dirty air, even just for a day, can cause people to become more aggressive and violent.
U Of M Researchers Reveal Key To Slowing The Aging ProcessResearchers have announced that a natural product has been shown to reduce the level of damaged cells in the human body caused by aging.
Researchers: Being 'Hangry' Is A Real ThingThe word "hangry" was recently added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
Mpls. Boy Puts On Magic Shows In Honor Of Friend With Rare Genetic ConditionEvery successful entertainer can draw in a crowd, and Aiden Kolata has learned how to put on a show. "He just wanted to do magic one day," Wade Kolata, Aiden's dad, said. "He's adding a trick every week, so he'll probably continue to add a magic trick as we go."
Kentucky Woman Kayaking The Mississippi River For ResearchIt was day seven, and the exhaustion was about to set in. Alyssum Pohl was in her tent hopelessly trying to sleep while a group of drunken twentysomethings spent the night shooting guns and yelling just outside.
Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Study Gives Researchers New HopeIt's a disease with no cure and limited treatment – Alzheimer's. This week the Mayo Clinic announced the findings of a major study that is giving researchers new hope.
8,500 Walk To End Alzheimer's In Downtown Mpls.More than 8,500 Twin Cities residents flocked to downtown Minneapolis to take part in a morning walk to end Alzheimer's.
DNR Rules Against Minnesota Bear Researcher The state Department of Natural Resources has affirmed its decision to deny a permit to for putting radio collars on black bears to a Minnesota researcher who has gained international attention for his work.
Partnership Helps Raise Funds For Moose Researchhe state is partnering with a private conservation organization to raise funds to study why Minnesota's moose population has dramatically declined in recent years and how that trend could be reversed.
Scientists Study Number Of Minnesota Bee SpeciesMinnesota has hundreds of bee species. And now, for the first time, scientists are doing a count of how many bees call our state home. The count allows scientists to study relationships between population changes and pesticide use.
Study: Greater Risk For Head Injuries In Cities With Bike Share ProgramsThe next time you're thinking about renting a Nice Ride bike, you may want to bring a helmet.
U Of M Biologist Studies Road Salt's Effect On Butterflies, Other WildlifeMinnesotans know the sand and salt used to clear the roads in the winter is helpful to drivers. For University of Minnesota biologist Emilie Snell-Rood, who didn’t grow up here, the MnDOT trucks made her curious.
Blazing Research Trails At 'U' Children's HospitalWhen you send your child to a hospital that specializes in children's care, you expect to have the best doctors and nurses working on the case. You may not expect teams of researchers to be working on more than 200 different grants and contracts.