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Growing fresh greens year-round

Fresh greens grow in a Deep Winter Greenhouse.

Deep Winter Greenhouses enable small- and mid-scale farmers to grow greens all year without heavy reliance on fossil fuels.

Bell Museum closing December 31 to prep for St. Paul move

Bell Museum in Autumn

After more than 75 years, the Bell Museum is set to close its current public galleries to move to St. Paul.

Tunneling nanotubes: cellular highways for cancer drug delivery, study suggests

Cancerous tumors are complex.

UMN research shows people can control robotic arm with their minds

Brain controlled robot

Groundbreaking study demonstrates potential to help millions of people with disabilities

“Perfect” soap molecule from renewable sources wins top Dow SISCA prize

Students

Award recognizes students and universities for innovative research that encourages & promotes sustainable solutions

Review: Alpha blockers helpful in treating kidney stones

Flomax isn’t just for the prostate.

Bell Museum throws final Bell Social with Har Mar Superstar

Bell Social

Join the Bell Museum of Natural History for one last after-hours bash in their Minneapolis location on December 9.

Losses of soil carbon under climate warming might equal US carbon emissions

Map

Losses of soil carbon under climate warming might equal U.S. carbon emissions, further accelerating climate warming

Rural communities can foster transition to new business ownership

Antique Store

New ownership often boosts local economies, Extension study finds 

New discovery could help oral medicines work better

Pills

University of Minnesota and The Dow Chemical Company file patent on research

University of Minnesota opens new Bee and Pollinator Research Lab

Bee lab

The 10,000-square foot lab consolidates lab space, honey extraction, observation hive space and office space. 

Researchers invent ‘perfect’ soap molecule

soap bubbles

Molecule is better for the environment, cleans in all conditions and could impact cleaning products industry.

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