Students

U of M solar car team challenges Iowa State to a duel

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University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project and Iowa State University Solar Car Team are preparing for the American Solar Challenge by facing off on June 3 in a mock challenge from Minnesota State Capitol to Ames, Iowa.

Digital Technology

Scientists discover new magnetic element

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A new experimental discovery, led by researchers at the University of Minnesota, demonstrates that the chemical element ruthenium (Ru) is the fourth single element to have unique magnetic properties at room temperature.

Students

University of Minnesota graduate students advance to national cleantech startup competition

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Aelios Technology will compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Cleantech UP and U.S. Department of Defense’s national competition in Washington, D.C. this June.

Students

Two CSE students named 2018 Astronaut Scholars

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Two students in the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering have been awarded scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.

Awards-Grants

CSE professor Mikhail Shifman elected to the National Academy of Sciences

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University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Professor Mikhail “Misha” Shifman has been elected as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his excellence in original scientific research.

Research

Researchers 3D print electronics and cells directly on skin

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In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota used a customized, low-cost 3D printer to print electronics on a real hand for the first time.

Medical-Health Technology

First-ever study of triple gene combinations could help predict risk of disease

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In the largest study of its kind, researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Toronto have revealed a complex network of genes that work together. The research reveals genetic connections that can help develop new life-saving treatments to combat diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.

Medical-Health Technology

New research outlines future for developing oral medicines that work more efficiently

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Researchers at the University of Minnesota and The Dow Chemical Company have joined forces to tackle one of the biggest challenges in health care—how to get life-saving medicines to work faster and better with fewer side effects.

Medical-Health Technology

University of Minnesota hosts world’s largest medical devices conference April 9-12

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Medical device leaders from across the country in both industry and academia will converge at the University of Minnesota’s 17th annual Design of Medical Devices Conference. More than 1,300 people are expected to attend this year’s conference, making it the largest medical devices conference in the world.

Awards-Grants

Chemistry Professor Christy Haynes awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

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University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Chemistry Professor Christy L. Haynes has been awarded a prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.