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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

Project to compare physical responses, neighborhood conditions
February 24, 2017

A cross-disciplinary team at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has earned a National Science Foundation award to study how environmental conditions affect the physiological response of pedestrians.


Nebraska Engineering leads manufacturing efficiency initiative
February 23, 2017

An engineering team headed by three University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty has earned a $1.4 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to help smaller manufacturers use energy more efficiently while students learn energy management and manufacturing processes.


Materials Science
Researchers decipher nanoscale architecture of beetle shell
February 23, 2017

Ruiguo Yang, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and his colleagues found a way to analyze the fibrous nanostructure of beetles. Better understanding the structure and properties of beetle exoskeletons could help scientists engineer lighter, stronger materials.


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News for Researchers

Registration now open for NURAMP workshops
February 16, 2017
Early CAREER workshop March 2
February 3, 2017
New goals and a new format for Research News
February 3, 2017
Research Council seeks 2017-2018 Nebraska Lecture nominations
February 2, 2017
Top Sponsored Programs and Awards, January 2017
February 2, 2017
Grant writing seminar March 17
February 1, 2017
Institutional Animal Care Program to provide Feb. 28 training
February 1, 2017
Accolades, January 2017
February 1, 2017
Rural Futures Institute issues request for proposals
February 1, 2017
Feb. 6 is limited submission deadline for food, agriculture research award
January 27, 2017
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