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Researchers 3D Print Lifelike Artificial Organ Models

A team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has 3D printed lifelike artificial organ models that mimic the exact anatomical structure, mechanical properties, and look and feel of real organs. These patient-specific organ models, which...
6-Dec-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop Graphene Nano ‘Tweezers’ That Can Grab Individual Biomolecules


Researchers from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering have found yet another remarkable use for the wonder material graphene—tiny electronic “tweezers” that can grab individual biomolecules with incredible efficiency....
30-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Tissue-Engineered Blood Vessel Replacements One Step Closer to Human Trials

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a new lab-grown, first-of-its-kind nonsynthetic, decellularized graft that becomes repopulated with cells by the recipient’s own cells when implanted.
1-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Make First Detection of Gravitational Waves Produced by Colliding Neutron Stars

University of Minnesota astrophysicists involved in discovery observed in both gravitational waves and light
19-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Revolutionize Vital Conservation Tool with Use of Gold Nanotechnology and Lasers


In a new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) provide the first-ever reproducible evidence for the successful cryopreservation of zebrafish embryos. The study uses new gold...
13-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Study Gives New Insight Into How Cancer Spreads


A research study led by University of Minnesota engineers gives new insight into how cancer cells move based on their ability to sense their environment. The discovery could have a major impact on therapies to prevent the spread of cancer. The same...
6-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Help Astronomers Find ‘Baby’ Galaxies That Give Birth to New Stars


A new citizen science project, led by astronomers at the University of Minnesota, is asking volunteers to help them with web classifications of galaxy spectra to find “baby” galaxies that are giving birth to new stars.
31-May-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

3D-Printed ‘Bionic Skin’ Could Give Robots the Sense of Touch

Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a revolutionary process for 3D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that could give robots the ability to feel their environment. The discovery is also a major step...
10-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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