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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. 

New approach to diagnosing mental disorders could be alternative to DSM-5

HiTOP Group

A consortium of researchers proposes new approach to diagnosing mental disorders.

Super sponge promises effective toxic clean-up of lakes and more

Sponge before and after mercury removal

Mercury is toxic and removing it from water is challenging. Professor Abdennour Abbas and team created a sponge to help.

Research explores delivery systems and benefits for FMT

pill

Michael Sadowsky and Alexander Khoruts have a proven record using Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) to treat CDI.

Help astronomers find elusive muons disguised as gamma rays

Image of the two rings.

New citizen science project needs public's help categorizing ring patterns on observatory camera images

University of Minnesota to host conferences on informed consent in research

Cells

Experts from across the nation lay the groundwork for improving informed consent in research with human participants. 

Registration for Citizens Aquatic Invasive Species program now open

Zebra Mussels

Seven statewide trainings to be offered in 2017.

New technology rewarms large-scale tissues preserved at low temperatures

Bischof and team

Groundbreaking discovery  is major step forward in increased availability of organs and tissues for transplantation.

Study finds secret to diverse forests’ super success

trees fitting available space

Enhanced ability to divvy up vertical space provides productivity boost trees see when multiple species grow together

Dream of energy-collecting windows is one step closer to reality

Samantha Ehrenberg

Discovery could lower cost and expand possibilities for building-integrated solar energy collection

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