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University of Minnesota Study Shows Wetlands Provide Landscape-Scale Reduction in Nitrate Pollution

A study by University of Minnesota researchers provides new insights to demonstrate that multiple wetlands or ‘wetland complexes’ within a watershed are extremely effective at reducing harmful nitrate in rivers and streams. These wetlands can be...
29-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Use Wild Rice to Predict Health of Lakes and Streams

By studying wild rice in lakes and streams, a team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has discovered that sulfate in waterways is converted into toxic levels of sulfide and increases other harmful elements.
24-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Discovery Could Improve Brain-Like Memory and Computing

A new discovery, led by researchers at the University of Minnesota, demonstrates the existence of a new kind of magnetoresistance involving topological insulators that could result in improvements in future computing and computer storage.
9-Jan-2018 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Steer the Flow of Electrical Current with Spinning Light

In new research, scientists at the University of Minnesota used a first-of-its-kind device to demonstrate a way to control the direction of electrical current generated by light, called photocurrent, without deploying an electric voltage.
19-Dec-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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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


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