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NRRI develops portfolio of solutions to address sulfate challenges

September 29, 2021

There are hurdles to meeting Minnesota's sulfate level standards in water bodies. NRRI is developing a portfolio of solutions for a variety... more
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Prioritizing peatland research

September 29, 2021

NRRI scientists develop monitoring protocol to understand restoration effort at peatland bog site.
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NRRI patents two bio-based binders from waste resources

September 29, 2021

Waste birch bark and cranberry byproducts become binder product for a variety of materials.
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Tiff's Tips for Eco-living #4 - "Falling" for backyard flora and fauna

September 20, 2021

NRRI Sustainability Coordinator Tiffany Sprague is helping us all live out our best sustainable lives, both at work and at home. This month... more
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Tiff's Tips for Eco-living #3 - The sustainable backpack

September 8, 2021

Tiffany Sprague goes back to the office with tips for how to pack your backpack while minimizing waste.
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Meet the Researcher - Kory Jenkins

September 8, 2021

Engineer steps out of his comfort zone to innovate and collaborate for Minnesota.
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‘Building blocks of life’ help scientists monitor aquatic invasives

September 8, 2021

NRRI researchers collect invasive species eDNA to inform presence and spread in Northern Minnesota lakes.
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Prairie River Minerals and NRRI pilot scram mining operation

September 8, 2021

Innovative start-up recovers iron ore from stockpiled resources on the Iron Range
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Zanko appointed to UM CTS Scholars Program

August 17, 2021

NRRI Senior Researcher and Geological Engineer, Larry Zanko, has accepted an ongoing appointment with the UM Center for Transportation... more
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Beyond lithium-ion batteries for energy storage

July 14, 2021

The intermittent nature of solar and wind energy options means large-scale energy storage is necessary. A new NRRI report outlines... more


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