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Why prostate cancer treatment falls short

A common treatment for prostate cancer targets only one type of cancer cell, leaving patients vulnerable to a second type that continues to multiply, according to work at the University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). 628 more words


Two U startups named among “Best University Startups 2016”

Two University of Minnesota startups received national recognition today for their potential to create jobs, advance technology and meet societal challenges in industry and the environment. 380 more words


Why it took astronomers until now to find Proxima b, that planet just around the corner | Blastr

Humanity has been identifying planets outside our solar system for a long time, so how on Earth (no pun intended) did we miss the closest potential planet orbiting our closest star? 18 more words


How New York Change me?

It was a 17 hour flight and 2 stops. My first stop was in Narita, Japan, but before I got there I had a 2 hour delayed flight in the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. 486 more words


Venture Center launches record 17 startups in FY16

The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 17 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. 295 more words



I have used this verse before to describe friendship and to define leadership. This verse speaks to me on so many levels that when I read it again a couple of weeks ago, I was compelled to write about it again. 616 more words

Weekly Devotions

Sunday Funday

If you were between the ages of 25-35 back in 2005, you are all to familiar with the concept of a Sunday Funday. My version of Sunday Funday involved being out pretending you had a life at least on the weekend, and part of the facade involved day-drinking with your pals cramming as much fun into the last vestiges of the weekend to carry your through an otherwise monotonous week. 774 more words