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A red, walnut-sized 3D prostate sits in a gloved hand

The New Shape of Medicine: how 3D printing may save lives

Michael McAlpine and his colleagues are building organ models to help surgeons prepare for surgery. They also have made a device to treat spinal cord injuries and taken a first step toward a bionic eye. Photo: A 3-D printed prostate model
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Eric Singsaas

UMN Expert: The science behind fall colors

NRRI's Eric Singsaas explains the science behind fall colors.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The Delta IV Heavy rocket for Solar Probe Plus is lifted into position at Cape Canaveral.

To touch the sun

U physicists help NASA fly a spacecraft through the solar corona.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities