In a breakthrough study of sickle cell disease, University of Minnesota researchers have revealed that the building blocks of the disease are much less efficient at organizing than previously thought. The findings open the door to new treatments.
The University of Minnesota announced that it will lead a $9.7 million grant from the National Institutes for Health (NIH) BRAIN Initiative to develop a new implantable device and surgical procedure with the goal of restoring more natural hearing to people who are deaf or severely hard-of-hearing.
New data from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, of the famous Cigar Galaxy (M82) reveals how material that affects the evolution of galaxies may get into intergalactic space.
The University of Minnesota Department of Earth Sciences announced that it will offer a new major in environmental geosciences beginning fall 2019 that will meet a growing workforce need for more geoscientists who study the human impact on our environment.
New computer machine learning techniques can be now be used in crowdsourcing projects to deal with massively increasing amounts of data—making computers a surprising new partner in citizen science projects.
The University of Minnesota and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announced a new partnership for exchanging knowledge and accelerating educational opportunities for talented African mathematicians.