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Researcher studies the influence of free will around the world

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Findings provide a comprehensive look at the influence of free will around the world.

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

CFANS researchers are converting scum into high-quality biodiesel. 

U of M helps startup Resynergi create energy from plastic waste and biomass

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California company Resynergi draws on U of M expertise to develop tech that converts plastic and biomass into energy. 

Research study gives new insight into how cancer spreads

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Discovery could have a major impact on therapies to prevent the spread of cancer.

Summit Medical gains FDA clearance on U of M-developed jaw fracture device

The U of M and Summit Medical announced that a new, non-invasive device to support jaw fractures is approved by the FDA.

Predatory use of criminal justice

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Cities target low-income citizens, people of color with fines and fees, U researchers say.

We’re on the brink of mass extinction — but there’s still time to fix it

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UMN researchers explain threats biodiversity faces and the opportunity we have to save species before it’s too late.

 

Help astronomers find ‘baby’ galaxies that give birth to new stars

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A new UMN-led citizen science project uses the public to find “baby” galaxies that are giving birth to new stars.

UMN announces launch of agricultural partnership between Brazil and MN

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UMN and Embrapa are joining forces to tackle problems of viable productivity growth in agriculture.

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

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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

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

Citizen Science Association conference gathers experts to expand movement

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

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