News by Category

U of M startup enVerde LLC to commercialize new waste-to-energy technology

A forest of coniferous trees.

Startup company enVerde signed an agreement with the U to develop a technology that converts organic waste into syngas.

U report explores healthy and equitable development in Twin Cities suburbs

Healthy and Equitable Development Project

Healthy & Equitable Development Project identifies issues, opportunity in affordable living, active transportation.

Citizen Science Association conference gathers experts to expand movement

Students looking at a computer

Researchers to share knowledge and best practices in establishing high standards while engaging volunteer support 

3D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots the sense of touch

finger sensors

Discovery could lead to electronics printed on real human skin.

Deborah Swackhamer receives Warren A. Hall Medal

Deborah Swackhamer

Former Water Resources Center co-director is honored by Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) 

UMN ecologist David Tilman elected to Royal Society of London

Tilman

Regents Professor Tilman honored for seminal work in understanding the importance of biodiversity.

 

New thin transparent film could improve electronics and solar cells

transparent electrionics

Conductivity is highest-ever for thin film oxide semiconductor material

Species spread in spurts — and here’s why

Lauren Sullivan and Allison Shaw

Research led by University of Minnesota ecologists bring hope for better holding non-native invaders at bay

U of M research team tracks complex web of monetary sanctions in Minnesota

Statue

Minnesota researchers join a multi-state study to examine monetary sanctions in the criminal justice system.

Two U of M startups named among national “Best University Startups 2017”

Network

U startups are among the most promising in the U.S., according to the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer.

3D-printed patch can help mend a broken heart

Kupfer, Ogle

Discovery could lead to new treatments for patients after a heart attack.

Scientists need your help in first-ever census of Weddell seals

baby seal

New effort builds upon last summer’s successful pilot project. 

Pages