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First-Ever Study of Triple Gene Combinations Could Help Predict Risk of Disease

In the largest study of its kind, researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Toronto have revealed a complex network of genes that work together. Understanding those genetic connections can help develop new life-saving treatments...
20-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Research Outlines Future for Developing Oral Medicines That Work More Efficiently

Researchers at the University of Minnesota and The Dow Chemical Company have joined forces to tackle one of the biggest challenges in health care—how to get life-saving medicines to work faster and better with fewer side effects.
18-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Uncover the Farthest Star Ever Seen

More than halfway across the universe, researchers have spotted the farthest individual star ever seen.
2-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


CSE Students Among Winners of 2018 Acara Challenge

Every year, the University of Minnesota’s business venture competition, called the Acara Challenge, shines a spotlight on University students with ideas that could change the world. This year’s winners are no exception.
27-Mar-2018 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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


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


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

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