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A New Way to Measure Photosynthesis

Thanks to NASA and the U, scientists have a new way to measure the plant canopy for productivity. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-way-measure-photosynthesis
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Marissa Scherven doing soybean research

Getting hooked on soybean research

Researching a disease in soybeans was a key component of Marissa Scherven's undergraduate years at the University of Minnesota. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/getting-hooked-soybean-research
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Students partake in the Minnesota Youth Institute program.

Tapping the next generation of hunger researchers

Each year, the Minnesota Youth Institute gives high school students the chance help solve worldwide food-security issues
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/tapping-next-generation-hunger-researchers
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
in a field

UMN researchers find recipe for forest restoration

Regenerating critically endangered tropical dry forests isn’t easy, but identifying right ingredients is positive step.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/umn-researchers-find-recipe-forest-restoration
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Deer

New moon puts lion’s prey on edge

New study illuminates how the fullness of the moon impacts prey behavior when lions loom on the landscape.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-moon-puts-lions-prey-edge
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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