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Seeing Alzheimer’s disease

Bob Vince and Swati More with their modified camera.

U researchers detect early signs of the disease in the retina.

Study: High-stakes tests a likely factor in STEM performance gap

Students in lab

Findings suggest changing how instructors assess students could help close the achievement gap in some STEM courses.

University of Minnesota research drives Minnesota’s economy, health, culture

A microscope

Board of Regents to review University’s research enterprise and University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report

Researchers 3D print lifelike artificial organ models

prostate model

Organ models could improve surgical outcomes in thousands of patients worldwide.

From Alaska to Amazonia: first global maps of traits that drive vegetation growth

Forest

Detailed global maps of key traits in plants are available for the first time, thanks to work led by CFANS researchers.

Student-designed winter light shows begin Dec. 1 at the University of Minnesota

Light Show

The event features a dazzling light show designed by College of Science and Engineering students.

Carbon emissions by plant respiration will have large impact on climate

team measurement

Findings by U researchers suggest plant respiration is a larger source of carbon emissions than previously thought.

‘These deaths can be prevented’

Professor Kingshuk Sinha.

A new study shows how NPOs can enable surgical care delivery in underserved communities worldwide.

Access to jobs by transit increases in many U.S. metros

Bus interior

University of Minnesota study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities

University of Minnesota releases jobs data for Twin Cities metro

Minneapolis transit

Study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities.

New technology makes oak wilt detection faster, more affordable

Oak Wilt detection device

Technology developed by CFANS Prof. Abbas and team offers a simple, affordable diagnostic test for oak wilt detection. 

Renewable coal on the horizon

Briquettes of “renewable coal” resemble charcoal.

UMD researchers are developing a renewable substitute for coal.

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