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