Energy-Environment, Students

CSE students among 2016 Dow Sustainability Award finalists

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The University of Minnesota has selected 10 finalists for the $10,000 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA).

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Researchers explore new 2D materials that could make devices faster, smaller, and efficient

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A new study by an international team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota highlights how manipulation of 2D materials could make our modern day devices faster, smaller, and better.

Research

Researchers propose low-mass supernova triggered formation of our solar system

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A research team led by University of Minnesota uses new models and evidence from meteorites to show that a low-mass supernova triggered the formation of our solar system.

Students

Student-designed winter light shows begin Dec. 2 at the University of Minnesota

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Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) during the first two weekends in December for a dazzling light show designed by students.

Students

Incoming CSE students are most academically prepared in history

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A recently released profile of the students in the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering fall 2016 freshman class shows that the college continues to attract the best and brightest students.

Medical-Health Technology

New discovery could help oral medicines work better

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A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota and The Dow Chemical Company have discovered a new method for customizing ingredients that help oral medications dissolve in the body and be absorbed into the bloodstream. The materials discovered in this study could allow life-saving drugs to work faster and more efficiently.

Energy-Environment

Researchers invent ‘perfect’ soap molecule that is better for the environment and cleans in all conditions

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A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has invented a new soap molecule made from renewable sources that could dramatically reduce the number of chemicals in cleaning products and their impact on the environment.

Medical-Health Technology

University of Minnesota researchers win Breast Cancer Challenge Award

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The University of Minnesota is one of two grand prize winners in the National Cancer Institute’s Up for A Challenge (U4C) Breast Cancer Challenge Award that will help further the University’s innovative work in exploring genetic connections in breast cancer research.

Research

University of Minnesota receives major U.S. Department of Energy grant to study next generation of materials

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The University of Minnesota announced today that it will receive $2.6 million over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Basic Energy Sciences to study materials at the most fundamental level that could improve important technologies including data storage, superconductors, fuel cells, and electrical power plants.

Medical-Health Technology

Artificial blood vessels developed in the lab can grow with the recipient

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In a groundbreaking new study led by University of Minnesota biomedical engineers, artificial blood vessels bioengineered in the lab and implanted in young lambs are capable of growth within the recipient.