Sydney Baum-Haines


U researchers delve into biodiversity practices

About 25 years ago, David Tilman began to explore biodiversity’s importance. Working with the University of Minnesota’s Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, Tillman and other researchers first thought they would find some significance but underestimated just how important it is. “Biodiversity matters immensely, much more than we ever imagined,” he said. Today, Tilman reviews how human growth has historically affected biodiversity.

UMN researchers create new 3D printing method

A team of University of Minnesota scientists has developed a futuristic method of 3D printing. Michael McAlpine, associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University, and his lab created a new method of 3D printing that prints working electronics on uneven surfaces.