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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.

Outcomes improving for pediatric kidney transplant recipients

Srinath Chinnakotla, M.D., FACS

If a child needed a kidney transplant 40 years ago, their chance of one-year survival was 85 percent.

Zuzia’s new skin: a pioneering treatment for EB

Nine-year-old Zuzia Macheta

Nine-year-old Zuzia Macheta pretends she is a ballerina, tiptoeing around in a frilly pink skirt and doing something...

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

ACL tears increasing among kids, study shows

For high caliber athletes, a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a seasoning-ending event.

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

Differences in drug addiction between the sexes

Female and male symbols on red and blue pill bottles, respectively.

U research leads the way in studies of how males and females differ with respect to drug addiction.

U of M researchers assist in identifying autism biomarkers in infancy

Cells

Using MRI's in infants with older siblings with autism, researchers could predict which infants would later develop ASD.

Researchers invent process to produce renewable car tires from trees, grass

dauenhauer lab

Discovery could have major impact on the multi-billion dollar tire industry.

U of M’s Immigration History Research Center launches #ImmigrationSyllabus

AAIA

Created by historians nationwide, #ImmigrationSyllabus responds to current debates with a history lesson for the public.

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