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  1. The Trim-NHL Protein Lin-41 and the Oma Rna-Binding Proteins...Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Genetics current issue

    Corresponding author: Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota, 4-208 MCB, 420 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. E-mail: In many animals, oocytes enter meiosis early in their development but arrest in meiotic prophase I. Oocyte growth, which occurs during this arrest period, enables the acquisition of meiotic competence and the capacity to produce healthy progeny.

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  2. Dave Zirin: The magnificent Marta highlights soccer sexismRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    ... is a road to neither attention nor respect. In fact, it is the opposite. As Mary Jo Kane of the University of Minnesota's Tucker Center told me: "For a female athlete, stripping down might sell magazines, but it won't sell your sport." Women's ...

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  3. Bolts' Wilcox making transition after illustrious collegiate careerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Online

    ... to the table as an individual. “He has confidence about his game, and what he has done at the University of Minnesota is pretty impressive when you look at the goalies that have come through that program. He was one of the best in their ...

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  4. Pizza farms offer reverse twist in farm-to-table movementRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... growing their businesses, said Greg Schweser, an expert on sustainable local food systems with the University of Minnesota Extension. Diversification can mean agritourism, such as selling pizza or hosting visitors for overnight farm stays, he said. ...

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  5. 2015 Senior Olympics brings aging athletes to the Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... Fairbanks, Alaska, dives into the water as he practices for swim competitions to held later at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center on Friday, July 3, 2015. (Pioneer Press: John Autey) That's because at 75, Bergen is placed in a new five-year ...

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  6. After marriage ruling, are domestic partner programs still needed?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The Supreme Court's landmark ruling allowing same-sex marriage has raised a question for employers: Should they maintain domestic partner benefits? Two of Minnesota's largest employers, Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota, have already phased out those benefits since the state legalized same-sex marriage in 2013. Nationwide, firms such as Delta Air Lines, Verizon and IBM have begun dropping them in some states.

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  7. St. Paul paramedics to use CPR device inspired by toilet plungerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... allowing first responders to test the apparatus for three years. Dr. Keith Lurie, a physician at the University of Minnesota, invented the mechanism, which has gone through six clinical trials since 1991, before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

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  8. Ex-Gopher Lawrence McKenzie went from NBA dreams to rap successRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... for several years -- ever since he played for Oklahoma and transferred to finish his career at the University of Minnesota seven years ago. He grew up around music, hearing his grandfather's rhymes every day, or the piano and saxophone blaring from ...

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  9. Rugby moves toward Olympic spotlight with Minnesotans in towRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... the mention of "DJ" means Danny Johnson to everyone involved, and her mother, Jenny, played for the University of Minnesota club team. Kate and Nate were among the kids hanging out on the Fort Snelling grounds for the big summer rugby tournament. ...

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  10. What's open and closed on July 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... ll Metro Mobility for service. Parking meters: Will not be enforced in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The University of Minnesota will not enforce meters unless noted on the meter. Minneapolis parks will enforce meters unless noted on the meter.

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  11. Parents shield girls more in downturns, U study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Animal parents protect their female piglets, cubs or joeys more than their male offspring when food is scarce - so how do humans behave when economic downturns limit their ability to support their kids? That question drove a University of Minnesota marketing professor to survey parents and test whether they favored sons or daughters in different theoretical scenarios. Naturally, nine in 10 parents in an initial survey said they treat their sons and daughters equally.

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  12. Jul 3 6:01 PM Brayden Point, Matthew Peca among Friday's standouts at Lightning prospect campRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... lie was invitee Jamie Murray, who had the top save percentage (.829) and the most saves (82). Former University of Minnesota goalie Adam Wilcox had the fewest saves (58) and the bottom save percentage (.690).

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  13. Winsted native takes architect skills to New YorkRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Herald Journal

    Jason Weinbeck has been giving makeovers to New York City living spaces lately, in a new business venture called d2A. "The market here in New York is really strong," said Weinbeck, who graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1986, and has a bachelor of architecture degree from the University of Minnesota.

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  14. Readers Write (July 4): Smoking, Mississippi River, Southwest LRT, bicyclists, sustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... realize that we would also be fighting another battle as well - smokers. She was admitted to the University of Minnesota Medical Center. The U campus, including the hospital, has a no-smoking policy. Every time we tried to go outside to get some ...

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  15. Minneapolis School District veteran retiring after 53 years in educationRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... retirement from Minneapolis, he is not ready to quit working in education. He says he admires the University of Minnesota's College of Education and Human Development and is searching for an opportunity to work there. The Minneapolis school board ...

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  16. Minnesota girls design new sports uniforms for MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... would like clothing. We would like clothing,"' said Chelsey Thul, a lecturer in kinesiology at the University of Minnesota who helped lead the two-year project. The uniforms' roots stretch back further, to the day in 2008 when then-college student ...

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  17. Minnesota Wild 2015 free agency early recapRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... round draft pick of the Columbus Blue Jackets , Reilly decided to forgo his senior season at the University of Minnesota . He decided not to sign an entry-level contract and became a free agent. He decided to sign with the Wild and made the ...

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  18. Professor Liette Lapointe appointed Associate Editor of the...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | McGill University

    Professor Lapointe has been appointed Associate Editor of the Management Information Systems Quarterly Journal. The MIS Quarterly is a peer reviewed scholarly journal published by the Management Information Systems Research Center, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.

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  19. Braves' stellar season yields all-state, all-league awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Forest Grove News-Times

    ... to come for Partain, who returns next year for her senior season after verbally committing to the University of Minnesota. 'The recruiting process is a really stressful thing if you let it get to you,' Partain said. 'I love Minnesota. It's the ...

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  20. Richard Schickel's movies memoir 'Keepers' is breezy to a faultRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... woe?" Werner Herzog asks early in "Of Walking in Ice: Munich-Paris, 23 November - 14 December 1974" (University of Minnesota Press: 128 pp., $19.95 paper), a diary of sorts describing a 600-mile trek through winter that he undertook 40 years ago. ...

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