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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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Civil Engineering
Tuan honored for work on shielding concrete that could boost national security
October 19, 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Christopher Tuan received the 2017 TechConnect Defense Innovation Award at the Defense Innovation Summit, Oct. 3-5 in Tampa, Florida.

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Chemistry
Nice ice, maybe? Husker research finds ice removal can be a breeze
October 18, 2017

Water-repellent surfaces and coatings could make ice removal a literal breeze by forcing ice to grow up rather than just skate by, says a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and several Chinese institutions.

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Nebraska Innovation Campus
NIC earns international award as best ‘new’ research campus
October 18, 2017

Reflecting five years of momentum, Nebraska Innovation Campus was honored with the Emerging Research Park Award from the Association of University Research Parks.

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