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Musical instruments don’t spread aerosols as far as you might think

A new study by University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering researchers has found that wind instruments typically do not spread aerosols farther than one foot. The researchers suggest that mitigation strategies including social...
19-Oct-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New research could help millions who suffer from ‘ringing in the ears’

n the largest clinical trial of its kind, researchers show that combining sound and electrical stimulation of the tongue can significantly reduce tinnitus, commonly described as “ringing in the ears.” They also found that therapeutic effects can...
15-Oct-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers 3D print unique micro-scale fluid channels used for medical testing

In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center, have 3D printed unique fluid channels at the micron scale that could automate...
9-Oct-2020 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers 3D print lifelike heart valve models

Researchers from the University of Minnesota, with support from Medtronic, have developed a groundbreaking process for multi-material 3D printing of lifelike models of the heart’s aortic valve and the surrounding structures that mimic the exact...
28-Aug-2020 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Fool’s Gold’ May Be Valuable After All

University of Minnesota researchers have electrically transformed the abundant and low-cost non-magnetic material iron sulfide, also known as “fool’s gold,” into a magnetic material that could be the first step in creating valuable new...
30-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New study explores how coronavirus travels indoors

A new study from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering analyzes how the coronavirus spreads indoors—information that could help businesses and schools take precautions to reduce the chance of COVID-19 transmission as they...
28-Jul-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers 3D print a working heart pump with real human cells

In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab. The discovery could have major implications for studying heart disease, the leading cause of death...
15-Jul-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New discovery allows 3D printing of sensors directly on expanding organs

In groundbreaking new research, mechanical engineers and computer scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed a 3D printing technique that uses motion capture technology, similar to that used in Hollywood movies, to print electronic...
17-Jun-2020 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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