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Research at Nebraska Ensuring Quality Child Care for Military Families

Child care is a worry for military families amid frequent moves and deployments. Nebraska Extension leads a nationwide program to improve access to quality child care for military families living off base.

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Research at Nebraska Foiling Rice-Spoiling Fungus

Rice blast spoils between 10 and 30 percent of annual rice yields worldwide — enough to feed as many as 60 million people. Nebraska plant pathologists have identified a key fungal gene and protein that could help combat the disease.

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Research at Nebraska Cyber Barriers Keep Vehicles on Course

Half of all traffic deaths involve a lone vehicle running off the road. To help reduce single-vehicle crashes, Nebraska computer engineer Mehmet Can Vuran and his team are developing cyber barriers that can talk to cars.

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Research at Nebraska Reaching Across Nebraska Through Art

Internationally renowned for her abstract woodblock prints, Nebraska artist Karen Kunc’s art conveys pride in her Nebraska roots, but also aims to provoke. Her work invites viewers to question their role in shaping the landscape and nature.

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Research at Nebraska Targeting E. coli 's Threat to Food Safety

The U.S. beef industry – and the public – are benefiting from a major Nebraska-led effort to improve food safety. The five-year project is reducing the public’s risk from Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, or STEC, in the nation’s beef supply.

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Agronomy and Horticulture
Husker researchers look to control juniper invasion
October 10, 2018

The spread of eastern redcedar trees reduces grass growth on pastures and ranges across the state. Nebraska ecologist Dirac Twidwell is studying how the invasion is impacting wildlife, water availability, beef production and school funding.

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Biochemistry
Helikar works to simplify the immune system
October 9, 2018

Nebraska’s Tomas Helikar is working to create a predictive model of the immune system. The research could help develop more effective, patient-specific therapies against diseases.

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Anthropology
Omaha Nation, Huskers team up to publish native language text
October 8, 2018

After 12 years of diligent work by tribal people and University of Nebraska-Lincoln scholars, one piece of the revitalization of the Omaha Native language is complete in the form of a comprehensive textbook, “The Omaha Language and The Omaha Way, Umóⁿhoⁿ Iye-tʰe, Umóⁿhoⁿ Ushkóⁿ-tʰe.”

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September 28, 2018
Save the date: Fall Research Fair, Nov. 6-8
September 28, 2018
Use training resources for Common Rule changes, IRB approvals
September 28, 2018
Accolades, September 2018
September 27, 2018
NSF advances pilot program to broaden participation in computing
September 27, 2018
Top Awards from Public Sponsors, August 2018
September 27, 2018
Stay up-to-date with EHS safety training, resources
September 27, 2018
Guidance available for access to military data form
September 27, 2018
Nebraska research tackles smart home security
September 25, 2018
Wilhelm: Research a prime example of grit and glory
August 31, 2018
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