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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.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/researchers-land-20-million-grant-explore-impact-nanotechnology-environment
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/faculty-research-fuels-record-16-startups-u-m
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/university-minnesota-solar-car-team-unveil-new-car-aug-18
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/bears-appear-unfazed-drones-their-heart-rates-soar-u-m-research-shows
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/greenhouse-gas-source-has-been-underestimated-us-corn-belt-university-minnesota-led
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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