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Research Brief: Genes might play unrecognized role in aging, intervention

Genes research brief

With full genomes for hundreds of species, CFANS compares lifespans between species with differences in their genomes.


Researchers 3D print electronics and cells directly on skin

Printing on hand

Groundbreaking technology could help soldiers on the battlefield and people with skin disorders


Research Brief: Grassland plants react unexpectedly to high levels of carbon dioxide


The data could be used to help better predict how plants respond to changing CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere.

Research Brief: Developing oral medicines that work more efficiently

Precision Drug Formulation

U researchers and The Dow Chemical Company join forces to make medicines work faster with fewer side effects.

University of Minnesota hosts world's largest medical devices conference April 10-12


Conference includes exhibit of real human hearts, research lab tours, and live surgery broadcasts.

Assessing how alcohol affects the adolescent brain

Profile of ponytailed teenager's head with brain sketched inside.

University researchers are part of a large national study to combat adolescent drug abuse.

Researchers uncover the farthest star ever seen

Icarus star

University of Minnesota professor led the international research team

UMN School of Public Health researcher awarded $6.5M from NIH

children eating

Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer will study eating and weight-related problems in adolescents and young adults.

Farm Incomes Take Another Dip in 2017

MN map of farm income

Bumper crops, spotty upticks in earnings were not enough to save MN farming from the fifth year of thin profits.

U of M to host national conference on challenges and solutions for research integrity

A microscope

“Research Integrity and Trustworthy Science” will be held at the University of Minnesota on Thursday, March 8, 2018. 

Research Brief: Global grazing lands increasingly vulnerable to a changing climate

Cows in dry field.

A new study shows precipitation variability has increased significantly on 49 percent of the world's grazing land.

U of M crowdsourcing project transcribes Supreme Court justices’ handwritten notes

handwritten note

Transcriptions provide unprecedented access to the justices' conversations.