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Global study shows link between fertilizer and plant diversity

Eric Lind

An international study with ties to the U sheds light on the effect of human-caused disturbance on grassland ecosystems.

Fail-safe for faulty cell division found

Artist's conception of a dividing cell

U researchers find a signal that warns dividing cells when their chromosomes are not being distributed equally.

Technological Leadership Institute to host commission on cybersecurity

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Commissioners and expert panelists will address challenges in improving nation’s cybersecurity at the U of M. 

NOvA shines new light on how neutrinos behave

neutrino illustration

U researchers involved in results indicating that flavor, mass correlation may be more complex than previously thought

Count seals in Antarctica from the comfort of your couch

baby seal

Citizen science project uses satellite images to get first-ever, comprehensive count of Weddell seals 

Bell Museum + Planetarium names new executive director

Denise Young

Denise Young will assume her new role at the Bell on September 12.

Cedar Creek Launches Citizen Science Project

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Research station offers unique opportunity for public to participate in wildlife tracking survey at research site

Greatest concentration of unique mammal species is on Philippine island

Mossy Luzon forest

Fifteen-year study reveals 93% of Luzon Island’s land mammals are found nowhere else

Butterflies’ diet impacts evolution of traits


Researchers find that access to specific nutrients can have long-term effects on fitness-related traits across species

Which invaders should be top priority?

japanese beetle

Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) requests public input on invasive plants and pets. 

‘Dirty’ mice model human biology better

White lab mouse with cute little snout pointed at us.

Questioning the use of mice never exposed to microbes in studies of the immune system

Georgios Giannakis awarded prestigious McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair


Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor awarded prestigious McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair by President Kaler