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FDA approves innovative, U-tested Parkinson’s device

A colorful image of a human brain inside a skull.

A clinical trial co-led by the U of M has helped an innovative treatment for Parkinson’s disease gain FDA approval.

Technological Leadership Institute Presents: Cyber Security Summit 2017

Annual two-day conference draws nationally-renowned experts to improve the state of cybersecurity. 

Homecoming 2017: From a corn roast to Ski-U-Mania

The 2017 Homecoming logo

Homecoming 2017 offers a range of events for students, alumni, and the greater community of Gopher supporters.

UMN startup CoreBiome provides services to accelerate microbiome discovery

CoreBiome

CoreBiome Inc., a startup based on UMN tech, provides microbiome ayalysis for agriculture, environment and human health.

U of M Venture Center launches record 18 startup companies in FY17

Electronics

The U of M launched a record 18 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by researchers.

Researchers to develop mobile sensor technology, improve job performance

Workplace productivity tech

Mobile sensors for workplace productivity? Activity trackers for meetings? U of M faculty are making it possible.

U of M’s College of Continuing Education Launches a Coding Boot Camp

Electronics

Course will train students to become professional web developers. 

Outback bound

The Eos II solar car and the large team of students in front of a brick building.

U team prepares to race its new solar car across the Australian Outback.

Two lives, one chance

Three-month-old Paisleigh (l) and Paislyn Martinez before their separation surgery, joined from breastbone to bellybutton.

U of M medical professionals work together to separate—and save—conjoined twin girls.

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

CFANS researchers are converting scum into high-quality biodiesel. 

U of M helps startup Resynergi create energy from plastic waste and biomass

Image of a creek

California company Resynergi draws on U of M expertise to develop tech that converts plastic and biomass into energy. 

U study finds recognition technology a step closer to use in courtroom

A man wearing a device on his head with wires leading to it

Jurors could soon appropriately integrate brain-based memory reading evidence in evaluation of criminal defendants.

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