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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

U of M hosts summit to improve student success with open textbooks

Students studying

Participating institutions have saved students over $3.1 million since 2012 inception 

Crowdsourcing project to transcribe and decode U.S. Civil War telegrams

Eckert Telegraph

U researchers part of national crowdsourcing project to transcribe and decode U.S. Civil War telegrams

UMN launches 100th startup company commercializing technology

An up-close view of a molecule model

UMN has launched 100 startup companies over the last 10 years based on technology developed through University research.

Printing a human heart

illustration of computer printing 3D heart

Karlie Gause's care team used a 3D printer to create an exact replica of her heart.

First-ever videos show how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale and speed of sound


Groundbreaking observations could help develop better, more efficient materials for electronics and alternative energy

To Put Technology to Use for Trees

A forest of coniferous trees.

Discoveries at the U of M will help forests absorb carbon that’s warming our climate.

To Better Grasp the Future

Human hand holding a robotic hand.

Dr. D. Subbaram Naidu is creating a five-finger prosthetic hand that can do most anything a human hand can do.