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Researchers find highest consumption of sugary beverages among young black males

The objective of this research was to examine state-specific sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) intake and behavioral characteristics associated with SSB intake. Researchers used data from the 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System for 38,978 adults aged 18 years or older from six states: Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, and Wisconsin. The study revealed that overall, [...]

New Technologies Advance Livestock Genomics For Agricultural And Biomedical Uses

New genome editing technologies developed at the University of Minnesota for use on livestock will allow scientists to learn more about human diseases. 
The genomic technique, known as TALENS, is described in a report published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. The technique is cheaper and faster than previous technologies [...]

Medical Devices Summit, 6-7 September 2012, Minnesota

In response to an overwhelming amount of feedback from the industry, Opal Events is proud to announce that it will be taking its Medical Devices Summit to Minnesota! The event will take place from Sept 6-7, 2012 in Bloomington, MN. First 100 Medical Device Companies Register Free! The Midwest is a hotbed for medical device [...]