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Researchers Develop Groundbreaking Process for Creating Ultra-Selective Separation Membranes


A team of researchers has developed a groundbreaking one-step, crystal growth process for making ultra-thin layers of material with molecular-sized pores. Researchers demonstrated the use of the material, called zeolite nanosheets, by making...
15-Mar-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Flip Magnetic Memory Cell with Light Pulse at Record Speed


University of Minnesota electrical and computer engineering researchers have created a magnetic tunnel junction that can be switched by a pulse of light lasting one trillionth of a second—a new record. This advancement holds promise for the...
9-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Help Astronomers Find Elusive Muons Disguised as Gamma Rays


A new citizen science project, led by astronomers at the University of Minnesota, is asking for help from the public to identify and categorize hundreds of thousands of ring patterns within images produced by VERITAS gamma-ray observatory cameras.
3-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Groundbreaking Technology Successfully Rewarms Large-Scale Tissues Preserved at Very Low Temperatures


University of Minnesota researchers have discovered a groundbreaking process to successfully rewarm large-scale animal heart valves and blood vessels preserved at very low temperatures. The discovery is a major step forward in establishment of...
1-Mar-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dream of Energy-Collecting Windows Is One Step Closer to Reality


Researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Milano-Bicocca are bringing the dream of windows that can efficiently collect solar energy one step closer to reality thanks to high tech silicon nanoparticles.
20-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Invent a Breakthrough Process to Produce Renewable Car Tires From Trees and Grasses


A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has invented a new technology to produce automobile tires from trees and grasses in a process that could shift the tire production industry toward using renewable resources found right in...
8-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Caves in Central China Show History of Natural Flood Patterns


Researchers at the University of Minnesota have found that major flooding and large amounts of precipitation occur on 500-year cycles in central China. These findings shed light on the forecasting of future floods and improve understanding of...
19-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

University of Minnesota Research Shows That People Can Control a Robotic Arm with Only Their Minds


Researchers at the University of Minnesota have made a major breakthrough that allows people to control a robotic arm using only their minds. The research has the potential to help millions of people who are paralyzed or have neurodegenerative...
14-Dec-2016 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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