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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.

Read more about cyber barrier technology

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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Communication Studies
Study provides empirical answers about multiethnic experiences
January 22, 2018

A new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln communication scholar Jordan Soliz provides research-based insights on how a diverse background shapes a person’s identity and interactions with other people.

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Agronomy and Horticulture
Nebraska research assists state’s craft brewing industry
January 21, 2018

From field and lab to brew kettle and marketplace, research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is helping further the Cornhusker State’s burgeoning craft brewing industry.

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Natural Resources
Pheasant project has potential to further land management research
January 16, 2018

A new web-based application from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will allow the state’s wildlife managers to examine how virtually manipulating land cover in a region could affect pheasant populations — and how much such efforts might cost.

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Federal changes to human subjects regulations delayed until July 19
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IACUC hosting general regulation training Jan. 16-17
January 5, 2018
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Accolades, December 2017
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Top Sponsored Programs, November 2017
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Save the date: SciComm is March 23-25
January 5, 2018
Common questions about COA template answered
January 5, 2018
Research, economic development vice chancellor finalists named
January 4, 2018
Grant writing seminar slated for March 16
January 3, 2018
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