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Citizen Science Association conference gathers experts to expand movement

Students looking at a computer

Researchers to share knowledge and best practices in establishing high standards while engaging volunteer support 

3D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots the sense of touch

finger sensors

Discovery could lead to electronics printed on real human skin.

Deborah Swackhamer receives Warren A. Hall Medal

Deborah Swackhamer

Former Water Resources Center co-director is honored by Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) 

UMN ecologist David Tilman elected to Royal Society of London

Tilman

Regents Professor Tilman honored for seminal work in understanding the importance of biodiversity.

 

New thin transparent film could improve electronics and solar cells

transparent electrionics

Conductivity is highest-ever for thin film oxide semiconductor material

Two UMN professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Bates, Bramson

Membership is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer.

Species spread in spurts — and here’s why

Lauren Sullivan and Allison Shaw

Research led by University of Minnesota ecologists bring hope for better holding non-native invaders at bay

3D-printed patch can help mend a broken heart

Kupfer, Ogle

Discovery could lead to new treatments for patients after a heart attack.

Scientists need your help in first-ever census of Weddell seals

baby seal

New effort builds upon last summer’s successful pilot project. 

Two U professors awarded nationally-renowned Guggenheim Fellowships

Professors win fellowship

Susan D. Jones and Heidi Kitrosser plan to use Fellowships to publish new books in science, law

Four University of Minnesota students recognized by Goldwater Foundation

Books on a table

Students in CSE and CBS have been recognized by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

Range contraction puts species at risk of overharvesting

elephants

Geographic areas occupied by some species shrink as they decline in abundance, and leave them vulnerable to extinction. 

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