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.
With the assistance of two University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicists, an international team of researchers has prepared the perfect nanoscale sandwich from oxygen-based ingredients, ending a nearly 15-year quest to observe a phenomenon that could help power and miniaturize a future generation of electronics.More
In his March 26 Nebraska Lecture, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Andrew Jewell will consider the characteristics that make writer Willa Cather a valuable and relevant figure in contemporary society. His presentation is 3:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union auditorium, with a live webcast at research.unl.edu/nebraskalectures.More
Human activity introduced ecosystem-threatening levels of phosphorus pollution to freshwater bodies around the world between 2002 and 2010, says new research led by the Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska.More
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