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Itasca Grape vines

Raising a Glass to a New Wine Grape

The University of Minnesota has released Itasca—its fifth cold-hardy wine grape.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/raising-glass-new-wine-grape
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
05/02/2016
maroon fabric

Fighting for the fabric revolution

The University of Minnesota will partner with dozens of businesses, universities, and government agencies to create the fibers of the future
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/fighting-fabric-revolution
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
04/07/2016
Bob Gehrz

To Understand How a Grain of Stardust is Born

Discoveries at the U of M are showing how physics shaped the Universe.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/understand-how-grain-stardust-born
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
An aerial view of the LIGO site in Louisiana, showing 2.5-mile-long extensions of the experiment against the verdant countryside.

Gravitational Waves Rock the Physics World

U of M researchers helped discover these “ripples in space,” confirming a prediction by Einstein and opening the door to new physics.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gravitational-waves-rock-physics-world
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/25/2016
Close up photograph of a circuit board.

To Seek Perfection in Software

Discoveries by U of M researchers are helping to ensure the critical software of the future is safe and secure.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/seek-perfection-software
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/19/2016
Seaweed.

To Save Our Lakes, Rivers, and Streams

Discoveries at the U of M will stem the spread of invasive species
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/save-our-lakes-rivers-and-streams
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/19/2016
An up-close view of a molecule model

Research by the Numbers

It’s been another terrific year for research and the commercialization of intellectual property at the University of Minnesota—critical drivers of the U’s mission and our state’s economy. Here is a look at 10 accomplishments and trends for fiscal year 2015. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/research-numbers
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/05/2016
Close-up of a fly

To Ease Our Pain

Discoveries at the U of M will help break down kidney stones
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/ease-our-pain
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
12/21/2015
liquid dropper dripping fluid into test tubes

Leader in Innovation

The U of M is honored for fueling entrepreneurship and building resilient communities through research and innovation.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/leader-innovation
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
12/21/2015
A sampling of teeth from Fuyan Cave shows chewing surfaces and roots.

Fossil Teeth Point to Early Exodus from Africa

Teeth excavated from a Chinese cave and dated by a U of M professor place modern humans in southeastern Asia at least 35,000 years before they entered Europe.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/fossil-teeth-point-early-exodus-africa
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
12/14/2015
A series of test tubes being filled with a pipet.

To Harness the Immune System to Treat Cancer

Discoveries at the U of M are creating cancer therapies that are effective and safe.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/harness-immune-system-treat-cancer
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
12/08/2015

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