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Eric Lind

Global study shows link between fertilizer and plant diversity

An international study with ties to the U sheds light on the effect of human-caused disturbance on grassland ecosystems.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/global-study-shows-link-between-fertilizer-and-plant-diversity
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Artist's conception of a dividing cell

Fail-safe for faulty cell division found

U researchers find a signal that warns dividing cells when their chromosomes are not being distributed equally.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/fail-safe-faulty-cell-division-found
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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U of M Venture Center launches record 17 startups in FY16

The U of M launched a record 17 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by researchers.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-venture-center-launches-record-17-startups-fy16
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
A marching band wearing gold T-shirts walks while playing at the Minnesota State Fair with the Skyride operating overhead.

Ten #UMNonaStick things to do at the fair

From raptors and bees to performances and freebies, the U has something to offer everyone at the Minnesota State Fair.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/ten-umnonastick-things-do-fair
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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Count seals in Antarctica from the comfort of your couch

Citizen science project uses satellite images to get first-ever, comprehensive count of Weddell seals 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/count-seals-antarctica-comfort-your-couch
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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Butterflies’ diet impacts evolution of traits

Researchers find that access to specific nutrients can have long-term effects on fitness-related traits across species
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/butterflies-diet-impacts-evolution-traits
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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Which invaders should be top priority?

Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) requests public input on invasive plants and pets. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/which-invaders-should-be-top-priority
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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