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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

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

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

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