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Tiny technology to deliver big disease treatments

For the next 40 years, Minnesota’s older demographic will make up the largest part of the state’s population. During this period, neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and brain cancer, more prevalent in older adults, will pose a growing concern for the state. 1,090 more words


Building a framework for Parkinson’s research

Minnesota’s population continues to age, raising increasing concerns about chronic brain conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, that can affect older adults.

More than 20,000 Minnesotans are living with Parkinson’s — a degenerative brain disorder that causes shaking, balance problems and slow movements and can lead to other complications — according to the… 1,037 more words


Weaving Theme's through all subjects Engages students

When building a curriculum teachers need to use different approaches to ensure their students are engaged in the lessons that are being taught. There are three approaches that effectively integrate across content areas. 447 more words

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Lab in a Lab: from Circuit design to Webcam Hack

From 21 September 2014 to 28 October 2014 I did a project called Lab in-a Lab as my residency program for Age of Wonderland from… 894 more words


Growing a sustainable bioeconomy

Every year, the Fibrominn Biomass Power Plant in Benson, Minn., produces 55 megawatts of renewable energy, enough to power about 40,000 homes, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.   1,299 more words


Core strength: The value of institutional support

By Frances Lawrenz

Earlier this week, Vice President for Research, Brian Herman, led a Campus Conversation to talk about the many ways the OVPR serves as both a catalyst and support system for research at the University of Minnesota. 1,030 more words


Educating Leaders and Change Makers

Looking around the globe, it is amply clear that the existing models of economic, political and social development are either inadequate at best, or more often than not, abject failures. 847 more words