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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. 

Research explores delivery systems and benefits for FMT

pill

Michael Sadowsky and Alexander Khoruts have a proven record using Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) to treat CDI.

Help astronomers find elusive muons disguised as gamma rays

Image of the two rings.

New citizen science project needs public's help categorizing ring patterns on observatory camera images

University of Minnesota to host conferences on informed consent in research

Cells

Experts from across the nation lay the groundwork for improving informed consent in research with human participants. 

Registration for Citizens Aquatic Invasive Species program now open

Zebra Mussels

Seven statewide trainings to be offered in 2017.

New technology rewarms large-scale tissues preserved at low temperatures

Bischof and team

Groundbreaking discovery  is major step forward in increased availability of organs and tissues for transplantation.

Study finds secret to diverse forests’ super success

trees fitting available space

Enhanced ability to divvy up vertical space provides productivity boost trees see when multiple species grow together

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