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Seeing Alzheimer’s disease

Bob Vince and Swati More with their modified camera.

U researchers detect early signs of the disease in the retina.

More than 30,000 school kids will be on the U of M campus to learn about science

Energy and U at the University of Minnesota. Shows fire-related experiment.

Flames, explosions, and scientists dropping 20 feet through the air are just a few of the exciting demos kids will see.

UMN Expert: Pentagon Papers case remains vital to this day

Jane Kirtley

The Pentagon Papers sparked a constitutional crisis and is now at the center of The Post.

Study: High-stakes tests a likely factor in STEM performance gap

Students in lab

Findings suggest changing how instructors assess students could help close the achievement gap in some STEM courses.

Breakthrough pulls science ahead in race against devastating wheat disease

Wheat stem rust

Scientists are gaining ground in the race against wheat stem rust, a pathogen threatening global food security.

Ready to take the next leap

Lexie Ogdahl

UM Crookston junior Lexie Ogdahl sees the world in a new way after studying in New Zealand.

UMN Experts: Tax reform legislation

Tax Reform Experts - Kiedrowski and Gutterman

Tax reform legislation is expected to be finalized this week.

The cow whisperer

Savanna Christensen

A U of M Morris student discovers her passion through an opportunity to work with farm animals.

An uncommon collaboration

Amanda Phillips

A unique partnership is forging new connections between retail merchandising students and retailers in rural Minnesota.

Cancer fighter from Cameroon

Christian Njatcha in his lab.

Graduate student Christian Njatcha came all the way from Cameroon to fight cancer.

UMN’s new Main Energy Plant helps reduce campus emissions by 50 percent

Main Energy Plant, University of Minnesota

Main Energy Plant allows U to operate as an energy island so critical services can be maintained if there are outages.

UMN Expert: President’s National Security Strategy Report

Ron Krebs

Professor Ronald Krebs weighs in on President Trump’s first National Security Strategy Report.