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Cassello said Obama’s presidential proclamation suggests the Park Service has the authority to protect historically relevant places and items within the boundary from threats. Others disagree, including University of Minnesota professor Ingrid Schneider, an expert on national parks, who said the federal government can only control property it owns.
After sending a letter to U.S. representatives asking for a bipartisan bill to deregulate GMO crops for fiber and fuel earlier this month, the seven graduate students from the University’s College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences are directly contacting Minnesota politicians in hopes of affecting policy change that would allow them to conduct research more efficiently.
Minnesota’s rich expertise in fields as different as soil science, genomics and experimental medicine has enabled researchers here to become pioneers in a new field of medicine that aims to harness the healing power of the microbes that live in everyone’s belly. Soil, Water and Climate professor Michael Sadowsky quoted.
Mary Rogers, a CFANS assistant professor in the Department of Horticultural Science, is quoted.
F iber gets a lot of well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order—but it does plenty more. Joanne Slavin, professor in food science and nutrition, quoted.
U of M research is featured. Marla Spivak, a McKnight University Professor in CFANS Department of Entomology, lead researcher Dan Cariveau, an assistant professor in CFANS Department of Entomology, and Christina Herron-Sweet, a research scientist at the U’s Bee Lab, are quoted.
Department of Plant Pathology grad student Erin Gilbert is quoted.
Featuring Food Science and Nutrition faculty member Chery Smith.
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