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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. 

U of M identifies 11 new projects to research terrestrial invasive species

State capitol

State-funded research will manage threats to MN agriculture and natural resources. 

American Academy of Arts And Sciences elects 3 UMN faculty to 2017 class

Gunnar Hobbie Zuk

Professors Gunnar, Hobbie and Zuk join 58 previous and current members from UMN.

Two U professors awarded nationally-renowned Guggenheim Fellowships

Professors win fellowship

Susan D. Jones and Heidi Kitrosser plan to use Fellowships to publish new books in science, law

Nitrogen, phosphorus from fertilizers and pet waste polluting urban water

Drain

U research team discovers households are the main sources of nutrient pollutants in the Twin Cities urban watershed. 

New Bell Museum features bird-safe glass windows

bird safe glass

All of the exterior windows at the new Bell Museum feature a custom patterned glass to aid in bird conservation.

U of M honors researchers’ innovation, entrepreneurship

U of M Innovations

Researchers' groundbreaking work, entrepreneurial spirit lead to new technologies to address major societal challenges.

Range contraction puts species at risk of overharvesting

elephants

Geographic areas occupied by some species shrink as they decline in abundance, and leave them vulnerable to extinction. 

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