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Ecology
Ratio between speed of evolution, population change
February 5, 2016

UNL researcher John DeLong set out to calculate how rates of evolutionary adaptation compare with the pace of population change in ecosystems, illuminating a fundamental principle for eco-evolutionary dynamics.

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Climate Change
UNL report: Nebraska must be proactive with climate change
February 3, 2016

Nebraska needs to be proactive in developing a climate action plan in response to current and projected changes in climate, a new UNL report suggests.

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Materials Science
Team creates elastic materials that gleam when stretched
February 3, 2016

Researchers at UNL have shown that instantly transforming a dull surface to a mirror-like sheen is hardly a stretch. In fact, that’s all it takes.

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Research Events
Register today for next NU FEWS workshop
January 29, 2016

Generating interesting research questions that could lay groundwork for proposals at the nexus of food, energy and water is the aim of the Feb. 10 NU FEWS Scoping Workshop. Registration is available online.

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Study: Parenting magazines still reinforce traditional gender roles
January 29, 2016

The days when men were the family’s sole breadwinners and women stayed home with the children are mostly gone. But a new UNL study suggests popular parenting magazines lag to reflect the changing parenting dynamic.

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UNL researchers identify target of disease-causing plant pathogens
January 27, 2016

A new study from a UNL research team led by plant pathologist Jim Alfano found that a bacterial plant pathogen suppresses a plant’s immune system through the action of a protein called HopE1.

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De-icing concrete could improve roadway safety
January 22, 2016

By adding new materials to standard concrete mixture, concrete developed by UNL engineer Christopher Tuan conducts enough electricity to melt ice and snow in the worst winter storms while remaining safe to the touch. Tuan’s research team is demonstrating the concrete’s de-icing performance to the Federal Aviation Administration during a testing phase that runs through March 2016.

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Researchers turn to students in quest for elusive species
January 22, 2016

Although the swift fox once occupied nearly two-thirds of Nebraska, the at-risk species is now estimated to occupy just 20 to 25 percent of their historic range. Identifying where swift fox populations exist is imperative to successful management of the species.

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UNL to lead network studying early education policy, practices
January 20, 2016

UNL has earned $6.5 million to shape Nebraska early childhood practices and policies, while leading a national network committed to improving children’s outcomes.

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Virtual Incision LLC to locate at NIC
January 15, 2016

Nebraska Innovation Campus has announced a new partner. Dan Duncan, executive director of NIC, said today that Virtual Incision Corp. will move into space on campus in early 2016.

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