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Patent moves business toward green, low-cost sulfate treatment

August 3, 2020

NRRI and industry partner receive patent on a first step invention that can lead to sulfate remediation in water systems. 
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Minnesota a leader in biochar research and demonstration

July 30, 2020

Biochar is gaining interest around the globe. NRRI is working to understand its potential for environmental remediation and as a new market... more
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Meet the Researcher: Cally Hunt

July 30, 2020

Pandemic doesn’t slow down new NRRIer in new product development
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Meet the Researcher: Brian Barry

July 2, 2020

Meet the Researcher: Brian Barry enjoys transforming biomass into high value products.
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NRRI identifies valuable aggregate resources in taconite pit

July 2, 2020

NRRI paves the way for 'waste rock' to become high value aggregate resource for local roads.
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What's in your woods? MN Mammals site makes search easier

July 2, 2020

Picking up interesting critters on your trail camera? Want to know who's in your woods? MN Mammals website can help.
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NRRI keeps research moving forward

June 30, 2020

When the pandemic hit, NRRI was humming with activity and preparing for a busy field season. We quickly pivoted to continue critical... more
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Meet the Researcher: Dr. Chan Lan Chun

June 4, 2020

Scientist enjoys unraveling the complexities of sulfate challenges
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More efficient grinding for Iron Range industries

June 3, 2020

NRRI helps Iron Range modernize with new, more efficient rock crushing technology
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Frogs and toads help scientists monitor ecosystems

May 19, 2020

Scientists use decade of data on anuran species to track environmental change.


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