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.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Timothy Nelson, associate professor of psychology, is studying how certain cognitive processes that develop throughout childhood affect health behaviors during adolescence and beyond.More
In a recent experiment at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, plasma electrons in the paths of intense laser light pulses were almost instantly accelerated close to the speed of light. The electrons were subjected to a force almost a trillion-trillion-times greater than that felt by an astronaut launched into space.More
Led by Nebraska’s Karl Reinhard, an international team found that Vittoria della Rovere, grand duchess of Tuscany and member of the Renaissance’s first family, may have taken cloves in the hours before her death on March 5, 1694. They reached that conclusion after identifying pollen from an embalming jar marked with the grand duchess’ name and personal seal.More
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