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Researchers transform conservation tool with gold nanotechnology, lasers

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Cryopreservation study results have sweeping implications for wildlife conservation and human health

Energy Storage Paired with Solar More Cost Effective in MN Today

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Energy Storage Paired with Solar Found to Be More Cost Effective in Minnesota Today than Natural Gas Peaking Plants 

Citizen Science Brings Monarch Butterfly Parasitoids to Light

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Thanks to citizen volunteers, scientists know more about the flies that attack monarch butterfly caterpillars.

‘Lang-MN' is UMN's latest wheat variety

Lang wheat variety

Lang-MN is a well-balanced, high yielding spring wheat variety well suited for much of the spring wheat-growing region.

Sustainable rubber and plastics become a reality

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U researchers discover a way to turn sugar into the main building block of rubber for car tires.

Researcher studies the influence of free will around the world

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Findings provide a comprehensive look at the influence of free will around the world.

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

CFANS researchers are converting scum into high-quality biodiesel. 

U of M helps startup Resynergi create energy from plastic waste and biomass

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California company Resynergi draws on U of M expertise to develop tech that converts plastic and biomass into energy. 

Research study gives new insight into how cancer spreads

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Discovery could have a major impact on therapies to prevent the spread of cancer.

Summit Medical gains FDA clearance on U of M-developed jaw fracture device

The U of M and Summit Medical announced that a new, non-invasive device to support jaw fractures is approved by the FDA.

Predatory use of criminal justice

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Cities target low-income citizens, people of color with fines and fees, U researchers say.

We’re on the brink of mass extinction — but there’s still time to fix it

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UMN researchers explain threats biodiversity faces and the opportunity we have to save species before it’s too late.

 

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