by Kevin Coss
Researchers hope to replace petroleum-based plastics and polymers with bio-based alternatives that harmlessly biodegrade or can be better recycled for reuse.
Research into how HVAC systems affect the spread of COVID-19 helped inform a plan that made classrooms as safe as possible for in-person learning.
A new online resource aims to streamline the process of applying for grants through private and corporate foundations.
As part of Research Ethics Day, experts from UMN and across the globe gathered virtually to discuss how COVID-19 is changing research ethics.
Launch Minnesota aims to grow the startup ecosystem by connecting entrepreneurs with resources and education to help them bring new technologies to market.
A recently launched online platform aims to help researchers from across the University system connect around water-related discussions and research.
Darcy Solutions' systems provide greater heating and cooling capacity using less above-ground space, making them easier to install in existing buildings.
In addition to COVID-19, the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy has helped the world prepare for and respond to many other disease threats.
Laurie McGinnis helped connect researchers with funders, practitioners, and policymakers to find research-based solutions for transportation issues.
UMN researchers adapted to this year’s considerable challenges and continued to make discoveries that expanded the body of knowledge in their fields.