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October 20, 2014
National cyber security experts and technology business leaders will gather Oct. 21 and 22 at The Commons Hotel in Minneapolis for the fourth annual Cyber Security Summit.
October 7, 2014
New research from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota ranks 46 of the 50 largest (by population) metropolitan areas in the United States for accessibility to jobs by transit.
October 6, 2014
It’s the most powerful accelerator-based neutrino experiment ever built in the United States, and the longest-distance one in the world.
October 6, 2014
MyRain, a social business dreamed up by two University of Minnesota alumni while they were students participating in the Institute on the Environment’s Acara impact entrepreneurship program, has been chosen from 520 applicants in 90 countries as a Round 1 nominee for Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge Development.
September 30, 2014
The University of Minnesota’s Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) is among the first to be awarded two federal grants resulting from President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative to develop next generation neuroimaging technology.
September 29, 2014
Certain primordial stars—those 55,000 and 56,000 times the mass of our Sun, or solar masses—may have died unusually. In death, these objects—among the Universe's first-generation of stars—would have exploded as supernovae and burned completely, leaving no remnant black hole behind.
September 25, 2014
New research by biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota shows that people who practice yoga and meditation long term can learn to control a computer with their minds faster and better than people with little or no yoga or meditation experience.
September 22, 2014
University of Minnesota electrical engineering researchers have developed a unique nanoscale device that for the first time demonstrates mechanical transportation of light.
September 12, 2014
Special media tour of the renovated St. Anthony Falls Laboratory—This is your exclusive chance to see what goes on inside this high-profile building across the river from downtown Minneapolis. Tour stops include the wind tunnel used for wind energy research; various basins and flumes used to study hydro energy and algae-based biofuels; and the outdoor stream lab.
September 10, 2014
The work of legendary chemistry professor Izaak M. Kolthoff in establishing the field of analytical chemistry as a scientific discipline has been named a 2014 American Chemical Society National Historic Chemical Landmark.