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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A University of Nebraska research team is working with the United Nations and other international organizations to study the effectiveness of tools that measure early childhood development and learning worldwide.More
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has won a $12 million award from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to prepare newly hired child welfare professionals for their jobs strengthening Nebraska families and protecting children from neglect and abuse.More
Lincoln, Nebraska is the newest participant in the Smart Gigabit Communities program, a National Science Foundation-funded network led by US Ignite Inc. that supports creation of next-generation applications and services that leverage advanced networking technologies to build the foundation for smart communities.More
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