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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

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.               

2 hours ago

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 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

Cross-country solar car race to end at the University of Minnesota on Monday, July 28

A University of Minnesota parking lot will transform into a unique finish line as collegiate solar cars from around the world complete the American Solar Challenge in Minneapolis on Monday, July 28.

6 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

UMN in the News

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