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Research at Nebraska Surprising Discovery Contradicts Predictions

In a first-of-its-kind experiment, a Nebraska researcher upends longstanding theories about the fundamental interactions between X-rays and matter. His findings lay the foundation for future studies and open the door to engineering improved materials.

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Research at Nebraska Laser Creates Surfaces that Mimic Nature

A Nebraska engineer harnesses the unique properties of biological systems to develop specialized metal structures. The resulting laser-made surfaces are a boon to the military, NASA, medicine and national defense.

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Research at Nebraska Prospecting with Biosensors at Home or in the Field

Hand-held biosensors could make it easier, faster and cheaper to detect a variety of metals. By developing these portable metal-detecting devices, a Nebraska chemist could revolutionize how experts and homeowners explore for gold, test groundwater and detect air contaminants.

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Political Science
Smith, Hibbing among top 20 ‘most central’ poli sci scholars
April 27, 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s John Hibbing and Kevin Smith are among the top 20 most central political science authors in the world, according to an article published in the journal PS: Political Science and Politics.


‘Anna’ team combines to tell slave’s story through innovation
April 24, 2017

Based upon recent discoveries by University of Nebraska-Lincoln historian William G. Thomas, a team of Husker artists and scholars are using animation to create a dynamic new interpretation of the life of Anna Williams, an enslaved woman who in 1815 jumped out a third-story window to avoid being moved south to work on a cotton plantation.


New online tool helps growers find on-farm research results
April 24, 2017

A new tool is available on the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network website that allows growers to click on a map of Nebraska to find out about research projects conducted on farms in their area.


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