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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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Children and Families
Husker initiative aims to end youth homelessness in Nebraska
July 16, 2018

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is launching a project to help curtail youth homelessness in greater Nebraska.

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Technology
NU among world’s top 100 for U.S. patents
July 12, 2018

The University of Nebraska system ranked among the top 100 academic institutions worldwide in earning U.S. patents during 2017, says a new report from the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association.

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Materials Science
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July 12, 2018

By twisting magnetism into record-small spirals, University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicists are speeding efforts to turn the digital equivalent of memory lane into a memory racetrack that could save energy and space in next-generation electronics.

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