Four years ago, researchers at the University of Minnesota developed a sexually explicit, interactive gaming and information website called Sexpulse to educate gay men about safer sex and HIV. The provocative experiment came under fire from social conservatives, but the project survived. This week the team will present its research on HIV and social media at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C.
Ryan Poles picking Chicago creates battle of the rebuilds with Vikings
Both of the Vikings' GM finalists land in the same division looking to return to relevancy.
Report: 'This Is Us' star creating NBC series about MN girls' hockey team
No word on when the show will launch.
Twins congratulate David Ortiz on HOF induction, it ends badly
Twins fans haven't forgotten the biggest mistake in franchise history.
Who left the burnt snowmobile on a frozen Minnesota lake?
There wasn't much left beyond the frame and a few other large, metal parts.
Charges: Drunk council member fled police on wrong side of Hwy. 100
The complaint alleges he caused a wrong-way crash, then drove around an officer that tried to stop him.
What does the future hold for the Vikings at linebacker?
Anthony Barr is hitting free agency, and Eric Kendricks is approaching age 30
String of vehicle thefts in St. Paul, most left running unattended
The department is urging people not to leave their car running unattended.
Duhamel replaces Estevez on 'Mighty Ducks' show on Disney+
The reboot premiered in March 2021.
Child COVID hospitalizations reach pandemic-high in northern MN
As omicron surges, more kids are ending up in the hospital.
'It's disgusting': Anglers dumping sewage on to popular ice fishing lake
A local CO told Bring Me The News it's people in newer, RV-style wheel houses.
Reward offered for information on 2021 double fatal shooting in St. Paul
It's been a year since Alejandro Rios and Michael Stewart were found dead on the sidewalk.
Reports: Poles to the Bears, Vikings 'may move quick' on Adofo-Mensah
That's according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
U of M researchers join global boycott of book publisher
So far, almost 9,000 researchers have joined a boycott of a major scientific publisher, the Minnesota Daily reports. Those researchers, who say they're required to read their colleagues' published work, contend Elsevier charges increasingly high prices while the cost of publishing decreases.
New U of M study points to 'curative strategies' for HIV
The research could be a game-changer for HIV treatments.
U of M aims to freeze undergrad tuition for 2 years
The University of Minnesota is gearing up to ask legislators for $91.6 million more over two years to freeze undergraduate tuition, meet five measurable improvement goals and invest in promising research.
'Paint the Bridge' event sparks controversy among U of M students
For the second year in a row, political paintings were vandalized soon after they were completed.
U of M claims website operator violated copyright, posted psych test online
One of the most widely used psychological tests in the country, the MMPI was developed at the University of Minnesota to assess personality traits and diagnose psychological disorders. Now the university is claiming in a lawsuit that Andrew Dobson, the operator of a hypnosis website, posted statements from the tests and software used to interpret it online in violation of copyright law.
Patent that has brought over $350 million to U of M is about to end
The royalties from an HIV drug called Ziagen will trickle to zero in 2013, which means less money for new research.
Building a better beer? U of M scientist helps map barley genome
An international team that includes University of Minnesota scientist Gary Muehlbauer has mapped the genome of barley, one of the world's most important and genetically complex cereal crops, and a key beer ingredient. The researchers say the findings could lead to higher yields and a grain that can more easily handle climate change.
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