Posted May 17, 2022
A team of biomedical engineering researchers and industry collaborators have developed a way to tap into a patient’s brain signals through a neural chip implanted in the arm, effectively reading the patient’s mind and opening the door for less invasive alternatives to brain surgeries.
Posted May 8, 2022
A team of energy researchers led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have invented a groundbreaking device that electronically converts one metal into behaving like another to use as a catalyst for speeding chemical reactions.
Posted May 4, 2022
Larry Que is a Regents and Distinguished University Teaching Professor in the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Department of Chemistry who has made a tremendous impact in the field of bioinorganic chemistry.
Posted May 2, 2022
Using satellite imagery to study the effects of a 2019 landslide on the Amalia Glacier in Patagonia, a University of Minnesota-led research team found the landslide helped stabilize the glacier and caused it to grow by about 1,000 meters over the last three years.
Posted April 28, 2022
A University of Minnesota Twin Cities research team has developed a new microfluidic chip for diagnosing diseases that uses a minimal number of components and can be powered wirelessly by a smartphone. The innovation opens the door for faster and more affordable at-home medical testing.
Posted April 27, 2022
A team of researchers has significantly improved the performance of numerical predictions for agricultural nitrous oxide emissions that could significantly reduce greenhouse gases from agriculture.
Posted April 6, 2022
Professor Paige Novak was named the new head of the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering. Professor Justin Revenaugh was named the new head of the Winchell School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Both begin duties on July 1.
Study discovers molecular properties of lung surfactants that could lead to better treatments for respiratory illnesses
Posted April 5, 2022
A University of Minnesota-led research team analyzed the fundamental properties and structures of the naturally occurring substances that help human lungs expand and contract, providing insight into how the substances help us breathe.
Posted March 28, 2022
A new study led by University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers shows why liquid droplets have the ability to erode hard surfaces, a discovery that could help engineers design more erosion-resistant materials.
New study of how bacteria swim could help prevent the spread of disease and improve medical treatments
Posted March 24, 2022
A University of Minnesota Twin Cities-led research team studied how bacteria swim in complex fluids, providing insight into how the microorganisms move through different environments, such as their natural habitats or inside the human body.