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Research at Nebraska Rooting for Crop Improvement

Complex interactions between plant roots and soil microbes influence plant health and yields. Nebraska scientists are studying the unseen but important root microbiome. What they learn could improve crop production.

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Research at Nebraska Drones Could Help Fight Fire with Fire

Sending drones instead of people into dangerous wildfire situations could save lives. Nebraska researchers are developing fire-starting drones to aid wildfire management and controlled burns to rejuvenate grasslands.

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Research at Nebraska Momentum Builds on Nebraska Innovation Campus

New partnerships, a burgeoning entrepreneurial vibe and expansion of world-class facilities have moved Nebraska Innovation Campus into the spotlight in Nebraska and beyond.

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Research at Nebraska Geospatial Tools Help Restore Wetlands

Using geospatial technology, a Nebraska researcher is helping wetland managers evaluate and restore critical bird habitat in Nebraska’s Rainwater Basin. Wetland conservation efforts worldwide could benefit.

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Research at Nebraska System Helps Diagnose, Treat Brain Damage

Precisely measuring slight movement in the face, mouth and fingers can yield insights into the brain that controls them, and could improve treatment for nervous system maladies. A Nebraska researcher teamed with students to develop technology that does just that.

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Latest Stories

Center to develop roadway upgrades in four states
December 9, 2016

The Mid-America Transportation Center, a consortium of academic institutions led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will lead a five-year, $13.75 million federally funded research center to improve transportation safety in Nebraska and neighboring states, with an emphasis on challenges facing rural areas and underserved communities.


Media Arts
Megan Elliott named founding director of Carson Center
December 7, 2016

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has named Megan Elliott the founding director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.


Communication Studies
Study defines nuance between actual, ‘chosen’ family
December 6, 2016

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Dawn O. Braithwaite, an expert in the communication structure of families, demonstrates in a new study that the relationships among a person’s fictive kin, also called voluntary kin, and their birth and legal family can take a variety of forms.


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