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Getting to the Root of Wild Rice

August 29, 2018

Why do some wild rice restoration sites thrive while others don't? NRRI research is searching for answers.

Beavers: Good or Bad For Ecosystems?

August 27, 2018

Building dams keeps beavers busy on Minnesota's North Shore streams. NRRI is studying their impact on hydrology and fish populations.

NRRI Celebrates 35 Years of Collaboration

August 19, 2018

NRRI highlights collaborative research spanning 35 years and gets excited for the future!

NRRI Prototyping Moves Entrepreneur Idea Forward

August 9, 2018

Adventurous entrepreneur turns to NRRI to move idea to market.

Turtle Power!

July 2, 2018

Field work experience benefits students and turtles. NRRI researchers use experimentation to help diminishing turtle species. more

How Innovation Saved the Iron Range

June 6, 2018

Innovative iron ore research at the University's Mines Experiment Station, led by E.W. Davis, saved the Iron Range. Learn how it continues... more
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Persistent Algae Problem Puzzles Scientists

May 8, 2018

Toxic algal blooms on Lake of the Woods should have cleared up. But the blooms persisted. Why?

NRRI Seeks Funds to Seed Bioeconomy Innovations

May 6, 2018

All new technologies travel a trajectory to refinement and acceptance. New materials of the bioeconomy are no different.  more

Clean Chemistry

May 6, 2018

Researching to understand chemical and microbial contaminants in water systems and develop alternative treatment technologies.   more
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Unprofitable Lignin to Become Valuable Plastic

February 6, 2018

Natural Resources Research Institute collaborates to move innovative technologies to commercialization.

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