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

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Research could improve important technologies such as data storage and power generation MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (10/18/16) — 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. The grant will be used to study materials at […]

NOvA shines new light on how neutrinos behave

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University of Minnesota researchers involved in new results indicating that the flavor and mass correlation may be more complex than previously thought MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (08/08/16) — Scientists from the NOvA collaboration, including University of Minnesota researchers, have announced an exciting new result that could improve our understanding of the behavior of neutrinos. Neutrinos […]

Imperfect graphene opens door to better fuel cells

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Membrane could lead to fast-charging batteries for transportation Media note: Download movie and images here. MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (03/17/2015)—The honeycomb structure of pristine graphene is beautiful, but a national group of researchers, including a University of Minnesota chemical engineering and materials science professor, has discovered that if the graphene naturally has a few […]