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

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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

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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

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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

Discovery of New Transparent Thin Film Material Could Improve Electronics and Solar Cells

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A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, have discovered a new nano-scale thin film material with the highest-ever conductivity in its class. The new material could lead to smaller, faster, and more powerful electronics, as well as...
5-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

3D-Printed Patch Can Help Mend a ‘Broken’ Heart

A team of biomedical engineering researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has created a revolutionary 3D-bioprinted patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue after a heart attack. The discovery is a major step forward in treating...
14-Apr-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Need Your Help in First-Ever Census of Weddell Seals

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Scientists are asking for the public’s help to look through thousands of satellite images of Antarctica in the first-ever, comprehensive count of Weddell seals. Documenting the seals’ population trends over time will help scientists better...
13-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop Groundbreaking Process for Creating Ultra-Selective Separation Membranes

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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

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