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An illustration depicting increased human rights with the word Justicia on a banner.

According to U research, countries that use human rights trials over time wind up seeing improvements in their overall human rights.

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Abstract eye chart

February 17, 2014

Basic areas of the brain's visual system show evidence of learning.

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An illuminated circle with the words "How to enlighten traffic lights" within.

February 12, 2014

A startup spawned by U research helps MnDOT manage traffic flow at intersections.

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Robotic boats track radio-tagged common carp in area lakes.

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Illustration of wind generator and field

Winds of change

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November 5, 2013

A novel approach in west central Minnesota is using wind turbines to create fertilizer, reducing fossil-fuel consumption in agriculture.

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Flaming outline of a hand.

New vibrotactile gloves can become a fireman’s eyes in a smoke-filled room. 

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Projection of gas gauge next to strip of grass.

Creating fuel from sunlight

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October 23, 2013

What if we could mass-produce liquid solar fuel that cars could run on?

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Illustration of shadow representing a child.

Cancer cured for young boy

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October 23, 2013

U of M Amplatz Children's Hospital provides patients like Kurt the treatment, technology, and professionals they need to fight cancer.

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Drawing of a moon with a happy face.

October 23, 2013

A baby with complete renal failure receives a life-saving kidney transplant.  

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Future STEM innovators

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October 23, 2013

3M and the U have joined together to meet the nation’s need for skilled scientists and engineers through quality STEM education outreach.

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