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Pragya Verma and Joshua Borycz at a blackboard.

Chemists turn key to new energy future

U chemists explain new reaction, demonstrating how quantum mechanics can help design more energy-efficient catalysts.

1 month ago

Forbes names U of M Twin Cities a ‘rising star college’

High retention rates, low debt burden and high graduate salaries are three reasons the University of Minnesota Twin Cities has been named a “rising star college” on Forbes magazine’s listing of America’s Best Colleges.

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Black rat with white paws, seen from left side, sits on haunches with paw on face.

Rat regret informs decision research

Rats that passed up a short wait at one feeding station only to encounter a much longer wait at the next showed evidence of regret.

1 month ago

University researcher and Corps of Engineers to announce successful installation of experimental Asian Carp sonic deterrent system at Lock & Dam 8

WHAT: Members of the media are invited to join University of Minnesota professor and Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species (MAISRC) researcher Dr. Peter Sorensen and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as they announce the successful installation of an underwater speaker system at Lock & Dam 8 near Genoa, Wis.               

1 day ago

University of Minnesota solar car finishes second in cross-country race

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team finished second overall in the 2014 American Solar Challenge, an eight-day, 1,700-mile race that started in Austin, Texas on July 21 and ended at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis today.

2 days ago

X-ray of human feet

College of Biological Sciences

"Health is a human right," says Anh Tran ('09). She aims to launch her own startup to create diagnostic tools for neglected diseases such as tuberculosis.

1 month ago

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