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December 6, 2013
A birthday cake candle placer, a maze-solving robot, and a s’mores maker will be among more than 200 machines on display at the University of Minnesota Robot Show 2:40-4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, in the McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. S.E., Minneapolis.
November 25, 2013
Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering over the next two weekends in December for a dazzling light show designed by students.
November 11, 2013
The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities will be the first in the world to install a new FEI Tecnai™ Femto ultrafast electron microscope (UEM) that will be used to examine the dynamics of materials at the atomic and molecular scale over time spans measured in femtoseconds (one millionth of a billionth of a second).
November 6, 2013
Math plus science equals a day of fun and learning for the whole family at the University of Minnesota’s annual Math and Science Family Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the University’s Coffman Union, 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis.
October 31, 2013
The University of Minnesota has finalized a second license agreement with International Cardio Corporation, a privately held Minnesota startup company, that creates a new field of use for image-guided high-intensity focused (HIFU) ultrasound technology to potentially treat hypertension or to manage pain through this real-time ultrasonic imaging technology rather than through surgery or prescription drugs.
October 30, 2013
A pair of startups launched from federally funded University of Minnesota research are highlighted in a national report by The Science Coalition as premier examples of bringing transformational innovations to market, creating new jobs and contributing to economic growth.
October 21, 2013
National cyber security experts and technology business leaders will gather Oct. 22 and 23 at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the third annual Cyber Security Summit.
October 16, 2013
Former University of Minnesota mechanical engineering professor Ersnt R.G. Eckert, often referred to as the father of the modern engineering field of heat and mass transfer, will be inducted in the Minnesota Science and Technology Hall of Fame in November.
October 14, 2013
Researchers from the University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic, and University of Toronto have successfully shown that a new method for targeting mutated cells could create a major breakthrough in a personalized medicine approach to treat cancer.
October 8, 2013
Several University of Minnesota scientists were among the U.S. researchers who played a significant role in advancing the discovery of the Higgs boson, the elusive subatomic particle that plays a crucial role in the fabric of the universe.