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Research identifies Midwest’s energy line expansion as model for regional planning, key in addressing climate change


Humphrey School analysis calls $2.1 billion dollar CapX2020 project a “win-win”

Study pinpoints mechanism that allows cells with faulty DNA to reproduce

Student working in a lab

Discovery by U of M researchers opens doors to new strategies for combating cancer

Gut bacteria may predict risk of life-threatening infections following chemotherapy

Student looking at a petri dish

Study could help physicians choose care path for some cancer patients

Model for addressing climate change

Helicopter and structures

Humphrey School analysis calls $2.1 billion dollar CapX2020 energy line expansion project a “win-win”

University of Minnesota professor elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Tools and blueprints

University of Minnesota Regents Professor Timothy P. Lodge has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honor societies.

First-ever videos show how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale and speed of sound


Groundbreaking observations could help develop better, more efficient materials for electronics and alternative energy

University of Minnesota hosts world’s largest medical devices conference

Student looking at a petri dish

Conference includes exhibit of real human hearts, two live broadcasted surgeries, lab tours and more 

Two University of Minnesota students named 2016 Goldwater Scholars

Two undergraduates in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have been named 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars. The scholarship awards up to $7500 per year for two years of undergraduate study. Both Scholars are juniors enrolled in the College of Science and Engineering and the University Honors Program.

New Research Suggests Tigers Can Come Back From Brink of Extinction If Habitats Are Preserved

Enough forested habitat remains to bring the tiger back from the brink of extinction, according to new analysis published in Science Advances.

University of Minnesota part of $317 million national initiative to develop ‘smart’ fabrics

The University of Minnesota is part of a $317 million public-private partnership to develop the next generation of “smart” fabrics and fibers that incorporate technology in new ways to improve (and even save) lives.

University of Minnesota professors and alumnus win international award for groundbreaking recommender systems research

Three University of Minnesota computer science and engineering professors and a University of Minnesota alumnus will receive the 2016 Seoul Test of Time Award.

To Understand How a Grain of Stardust is Born

Bob Gehrz

Discoveries at the U of M are showing how physics shaped the Universe.