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ecological gradients

A New Way to Measure Photosynthesis

Thanks to NASA and the U, scientists have a new way to measure the plant canopy for productivity. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-way-measure-photosynthesis
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
City

U of M secures $2.5 million grant to improve quality of life in cities

National Science Foundation’s Smart and Connected Communities program includes outreach to K-12 teachers and students.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-secures-25-million-grant-improve-quality-life-cities
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Jeannine Cavender-Bares

American oaks share a common northern ancestor

Researchers unlock a longstanding mystery about the geographic origins of the continent’s red and white oaks.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/american-oaks-share-common-northern-ancestor
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
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The mystery of leaf size solved

A team of researchers including Peter Reich from CFANS cracked the mystery of leaf size. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/mystery-leaf-size-solved
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Bias in courtroom

U study provides new insight toward reducing racial bias in courtroom

Research offers positive news for a criminal justice system keenly aware of need for improved response to race biases.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-study-provides-new-insight-toward-reducing-racial-bias-courtroom
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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