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To Use Plants for Fighting Illness

Yellow flower.

Discoveries at the U of M are creating solutions to antibiotic resistance.

Healing Nerves with 3D Printing

3D image of magnified nerves

U of M research could help people who suffer from nerve injuries or disease

From Green to Greener

Brian Horgan at the U's Les Bolstad Golf Course

A new U partnership will bring innovation and sustainability to golf courses and other public green spaces.

To Teach a Cell to Heal Itself

Cell under infrared microscope.

Jakub Tolar is preparing medicine’s third great leap.

To Use Molecular Band-Aids for Heart Repair

Human heart

Frank Bates is helping people recover from heart attacks.

To Revolutionize Medicine

To Revolutionize Medicine

Angela Mortari aims to 3D print transplant organs for those who need them. 

Turning Research into Startups


The U of M has always been an economic engine for Minnesota. Lately, the engine is roaring.

Reimagining Cities

Anu Ramaswami

The U’s Anu Ramaswami is leading a vast new network of academics, scientists, industry leaders, and policy partners studying ways to make cities more sustainable and “livable.”  

Weirdos of the Universe

Colorful red, yellow, blue, and black panorama of a nebula.

Studying tiny particles called neutrinos, U researchers tackle the classic enigma “Why are we here?”

Can Remote Monitoring Improve Alzheimer's Care?

A senior woman pets a dog sitting on her lap.

New technology could reduce caregiver stress and help people with Alzheimer’s and dementia-related conditions live independently longer.

Through Trials

Cancer survivor Scott Nelson stands on a concrete path amongst a forest of trees with his hands crossed.

Faced with a deadly disease, many people participate in clinical trials as the ultimate way to help others.

How Lions Became Social

Five female lions walk as a group on grassy ground, lit by a low sun.

Behavioral scientists have puzzled over why lions, of all cats, should live in groups. A new study answers: The landscape did it.