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Research at Nebraska Rooting for Crop Improvement

Complex interactions between plant roots and soil microbes influence plant health and yields. Nebraska scientists are studying the unseen but important root microbiome. What they learn could improve crop production.

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Research at Nebraska Drones Could Help Fight Fire with Fire

Sending drones instead of people into dangerous wildfire situations could save lives. Nebraska researchers are developing fire-starting drones to aid wildfire management and controlled burns to rejuvenate grasslands.

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Research at Nebraska Momentum Builds on Nebraska Innovation Campus

New partnerships, a burgeoning entrepreneurial vibe and expansion of world-class facilities have moved Nebraska Innovation Campus into the spotlight in Nebraska and beyond.

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Research at Nebraska Geospatial Tools Help Restore Wetlands

Using geospatial technology, a Nebraska researcher is helping wetland managers evaluate and restore critical bird habitat in Nebraska’s Rainwater Basin. Wetland conservation efforts worldwide could benefit.

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Research at Nebraska System Helps Diagnose, Treat Brain Damage

Precisely measuring slight movement in the face, mouth and fingers can yield insights into the brain that controls them, and could improve treatment for nervous system maladies. A Nebraska researcher teamed with students to develop technology that does just that.

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Latest Stories

Study refutes how fruit flies developed alcohol tolerance
January 13, 2017

The common fruit fly, the tiny insect drawn to your beer or wine, has evolved to have an impressive tolerance for alcohol.


Study: More disclosure drives major companies to pay more in taxes
January 12, 2017

A study co-authored by Professor of Accounting Tom Omer showed that agencies that get a comment letter from the Securities and Exchange Commission after the regulatory agency peeks at their tax disclosures are inclined to increase their tax compliance the following year. So, too, do their corporate peers.


Powers of perception may explain evolutionary riddle
January 10, 2017

A strikingly literal case of perception shaping reality could explain a paradox involving nectar-producing flowers and the bats that pollinate them, says new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and several European institutions.


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