Grizzly bears don't seem particularly fragile, but there
are only 800 to 1,000 of them left in the lower 48 states, making them officially
threatened. UM Professor Chris Servheen is discovering ways to better study and protect the bears.
Health Care on Main Street
Rural hospitals often face unique ethical dilemmas, due
to challenges posed by vast distances, scarce resources and scattered communities. The
Rural Bioethics Project at UM is mapping a course through
|Volunteers help bag groceries at the Missoula Food
Poverty and Welfare
How are communities coping with welfare reform? That's
what UM sociology Professor Paul Miller wants to know. His research is finding some surprising answers.
Protecting the health of Montana's
rivers, streams and creeks is a top priority for environmental studies Professor Vicki
Watson. She shares her knowledge with the public so they can help save
Frontiers in Neuroscience
UM neuroscientist Diana Lurie looks forward to the day
when brain damage and spinal cord injuries can be reversed. Her research is finding
insights into central nervous system regeneration and repair.
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