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A microscope

Study: Too many nutrients make microbes less responsive

Microbes that “grow up” in lakes with excess nutrients are less able to absorb added nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/study-too-many-nutrients-make-microbes-less-responsive
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Steven Gonzalez holds a freshwater sponge in the lab.

A new look at freshwater sponges in Minnesota

Faculty and students at the U of M Crookston are studying freshwater sponges and how they correlate to the health of Minnesota’s waters. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-look-freshwater-sponges-minnesota
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
in a field

UMN researchers find recipe for forest restoration

Regenerating critically endangered tropical dry forests isn’t easy, but identifying right ingredients is positive step.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/umn-researchers-find-recipe-forest-restoration
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Deer

New moon puts lion’s prey on edge

New study illuminates how the fullness of the moon impacts prey behavior when lions loom on the landscape.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-moon-puts-lions-prey-edge
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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