Rural economies, skin inspection, startup incubator
April 2021  •  Read online

In Greater Minnesota, Local Economies Emerge from the Pandemic


Minnesota’s small towns and rural areas are showing signs of a return to normalcy as coronavirus restrictions loosen and hard-hit industries start to recover.

A Better View on Health: Device Helps Patients Inspect Their Skin


The Habit Camera, based on Minneapolis VA and UMN research, allows patients to routinely check problem areas and schedule a doctor visit when needed.

UMN & Launch Minnesota Collaborate to Form New Startup Incubator


Discovery Launchpad MN extends a model that has already helped many UMN startups to support high-potential startups from across the state.

Baboons Behaving Badly


Incoming males to a baboon troop may reap an evolutionary benefit from inducing miscarriages in high-ranking females.


Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Becomes a Household Name

Reflecting Sunlight Could Cool the Earth’s Ecosystem

UMN to Host New Research Center for Organ and Tissue Preservation

Researchers Develop Novel, Field-Deployable Test for CWD

NRRI Geologists Save Important Drill Core for Future Study

Rapid Response Project to Test Zebra Mussels Found in Pet Stores across US and Canada


From Industry's Perspective: What Makes a Great Research Partner?

May 17, 2021 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CDT | Online

In this webinar, researchers will learn firsthand from a panel of industry representatives about what makes a great academic partner. Participants will gain insight into what companies look for when working with academic collaborators, including:

  • How companies view academic partnerships
  • What companies want to see in a proposal
  • Attributes of a great collaborator

This educational opportunity is open to faculty, researchers, post-docs, and grad students interested in learning more about how to collaborate with a company.

Learn more and register.


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