Research News

Ecology and Environment

The Institute on the Environment (IonE) is celebrating ten years of collaborative and interdisciplinary research.

Big Data Science

MSI PI Peter Reich (Forest Resources) is a co-author on a recent study that studied the factors that result in size of plant


MSI PI Michael Sadowsky and collaborator Alexander Khoruts have developed and tested a treatment for a serious gut infection that is showing excellent results.

Ecology and Environment

MSI PI Jay Austin (professor, UMD – Physics and Astronomy;


The Duluth News Tribune recently featured two MSI PIs, Professor Jay Austin (UMD – Head,


A technique for thawing cryopreserved tissues developed by MSI PI John Bischof (Mechanical Engineering) and other researchers (see MSI


The Bell Museum of Natural History has begun the process of moving its famous dioramas to its new location on the St.