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University of Minnesota Polar Geospatial Center to lead effort on mapping Alaska and arctic

Researchers land $20 million grant to explore impact of nanotechnology on the environment

University of Minnesota researchers are part of a team of researchers from the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology (CSN) who have received a new $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to evaluate the impact of nanotechnology on the environment and other living things.

Faculty research fuels record 16 startups at U of M

The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 16 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. These companies, which exceed the previous record of 15 companies in fiscal 2014, demonstrate the university’s commitment to bringing cutting-edge research beyond the lab and to the market, where it can benefit society on a larger scale.

U of M Technological Leadership Institute celebrates first graduating cohort of the Medical Device Innovation program

University of Minnesota receives funding from National Science Foundation for dedicated campus research network

University of Minnesota solar car team to unveil new car Aug. 18

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team will give the public a first look at its newest solar-hybrid car at a special event for the media, sponsors and supporters.

Bears appear unfazed by drones, but their heart rates soar, U of M research shows

If an unidentified flying object suddenly appeared in the sky, it’s likely your heart would beat faster. Now, University of Minnesota researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology have found that the same is true for bears.

Physicists release first results from neutrino experiment at NOvA lab in northern Minnesota

Greenhouse gas source has been underestimated from the US Corn Belt, University of Minnesota-led study shows

Estimates of how much nitrous oxide, a significant greenhouse gas and stratospheric ozone-depleting substance, is being emitted in the central United States have been too low by as much as 40 percent, a new study led by University of Minnesota scientists shows.

U of M Accessibility Observatory announces partnership with TomTom to create national dataset of access to jobs

U of M study explains why hemp and marijuana are different

Boosting nutrients gives a leg up to invasive species

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