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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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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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walleye

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

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M lit with neon.

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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Schematic of a new spine.

October 23, 2013

A young girl born with no spine below her ribs gets an implant and a chance to grow.  

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Woman with butterflies.

Closing in on cancer

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October 23, 2013

Researchers discover an enzyme that causes mutations in breast and other cancers, shedding new light on a cure.

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Two people exhaling.

October 23, 2013

Scientists at the Flavor Research and Education Center are pulling foods apart down to their molecules to tackle the business of flavor.

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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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