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Turfgrass researchers receive $5.4 million to create more sustainable lawns

Turf

The multi-institution effort will work to increase low-input turfgrass use from grass seed fields to home lawns.

Planting grass seed? Most Twin Citians water lawns ‘way too much’

Grass

First of its kind U survey reveals more than 60 percent of people with irrigation systems regularly over-irrigate lawns.

New study: Corn’s environmental impact varies greatly across the U.S.

Maps showing impact.

Companies can now more accurately measure – and improve – supply-chain sustainability.

The mystery of leaf size solved

Science publication cover image

A team of researchers including Peter Reich from CFANS cracked the mystery of leaf size. 

Curing a dangerous infection

Older patient and health professional.

U researchers advance a breakthrough treatment for C. difficile.

UMN startup CoreBiome provides services to accelerate microbiome discovery

CoreBiome

CoreBiome Inc., a startup based on UMN tech, provides microbiome ayalysis for agriculture, environment and human health.

U of M Venture Center launches record 18 startup companies in FY17

Electronics

The U of M launched a record 18 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by researchers.

World-renowned site of ecosystem research turns 75

Cedar Creek

The University of Minnesota’s Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve marks milestone with September 9 celebration.

New U report explores sex buyers in Minnesota

Trafficking

First-of-its-kind research provides insight toward national model to combating sex trafficking.

Helping Greater Minnesota grow

typical main street in a small town

New U of M research aims to help rural Minnesota communities thrive.

MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center announces six new projects

MAISRC Researcher

Projects range from assessing impacts of AIS on walleye populations, reducing spread of spiny waterflea, and more.

Unlocking the secrets of plant microbes

Researchers at work

A U scientist will be at the forefront of an international effort to study plant-associated microbes. 

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