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Speaker to discuss Nebraska fossil record

Speaker to discuss Nebraska fossil record

Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, will discuss the importance of Nebraska's fossil record and its contribution to the story of life on Earth on April 23. "From Fossils to Freeways and from Shovel-Tuskers to Cornhuskers," will begin at 4 p.m. in the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets. MORE ...

Climate benefits of cellulosic ethanol questioned

Climate benefits of cellulosic ethanol questioned

Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a UNL study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. MORE ...

Behrendt's Nebraska Lecture available

Behrendt's Nebraska Lecture available

Those who weren’t able to attend Stephen Behrendt’s April 16 Nebraska Lecture can view the video of his presentation. Read the discussion about Behrendt’s lecture via the Twitter hashtag #neblecture. View a photo album of the current and previous Nebraska Lectures on Facebook. An account is not required to view this album.

Shizuka adds expertise to condor project

Shizuka adds expertise to condor project

UNL ecologist Daizaburo Shizuka is lending his know-how to a crowdsourced research project to learn more about California condors — and, hopefully, to protect the embattled birds’ population. MORE ...

Uncovering microRNA clues

Uncovering microRNA clues

MicroRNAs are powerful agents in regulating gene expression, but the mechanisms that regulate them aren’t well understood. UNL plant scientist Bin Yu and his team have uncovered important clues about how plant cells control microRNA function, a step toward better understanding crop development and stress response. MORE ...

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Thanks for attending the Nebraska Lecture this afternoon! Dr. Behrendt led an excellent discussion about the value of the humanities and how they improve our intellectual thinking. We'll post a link to a recorded webcast when it becomes available.


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Come check out our graduate students' excellent work at today's Graduate Student Poster Session, part of the spring UNL Research Fair. The poster session is 3:30-5 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Centennial Room and ballroom.

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