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Social networks becoming more diverse

Social networks becoming more diverse

07/22/2014
Birds of a feather flock together: It's an old saying that is true in many ways. But as the U.S. population becomes more diverse, those we count as our closest friends and confidants are changing as well, a new UNL study shows. MORE ...
UNL, UNMC earn $1.4m for robotics project

UNL, UNMC earn $1.4m for robotics project

07/22/2014
A research team from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and UNL has received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Army to continue work on robotic telesurgery research. MORE ...
Hamernik interim head of Research Compliance

Hamernik interim head of Research Compliance

07/18/2014
Deb Hamernik, associate dean of UNL’s Agricultural Research Division, is now interim director of Research Compliance Services in the Office of Research and Economic Development. MORE ...
Gardner helps identify 4 new tuco-tuco species

Gardner helps identify 4 new tuco-tuco species

07/18/2014
A research team led by UNL biologist Scott Gardner has identified four new species of Ctenomys, a genus of gopher-like mammal found throughout much of South America. MORE ...
Otu finds key factor for creating iPSCs

Otu finds key factor for creating iPSCs

07/17/2014
Hasan Otu, UNL professor of electrical engineering, coauthored a paper for Science Express that describes discovery of a key factor in searching for ways to convert adult cells into pluripotented stem cells (iPSCs), a promising development in medical science. MORE ...
UNL leads $11.5M project to enhance atom smasher

UNL leads $11.5M project to enhance atom smasher

07/07/2014
A team of UNL physicists and collaborators at eight U.S. universities have received a five-year, nearly $11.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the effectiveness of a vital component of the supercollider that made the Higgs discovery possible. MORE ...

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Substance could block HIV transmission

Substance could block HIV transmission

07/01/2014
Scientists in the College of Engineering's Biological Process Development Facility have successfully produced a drug compound with potential to block HIV transmission in women. MORE ...
The science of learning about science

The science of learning about science

07/01/2014
The way you learn affects what you learn. That's a critical theme throughout Cory Forbes' work and research. MORE ...
Nebraska homestead records digitized

Nebraska homestead records digitized

06/26/2014
The Nebraska Homestead Final Certificate Case Files are now digitized and available to the public after a decade of planning, preparing and executing an initiative to bring these records to the public. MORE ...
Cleaning contaminated groundwater

Cleaning contaminated groundwater

06/24/2014
Sometimes rather thorny and extensive groundwater contamination problems can be overcome with the right combination of innovation, experimentation and partnership. That's what a researcher at UNL's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources is hoping will provide a possible answer for cleaning up a large plume of contaminated groundwater just east of Grand Island. MORE ...
Schachtman to head Center for Biotechnology

Schachtman to head Center for Biotechnology

06/23/2014
Daniel Schachtman, professor of agronomy and horticulture, is the new director of UNL’s Center for Biotechnology. Schachtman’s appointment is effective July 1.  MORE ...
Goddard named associate vice chancellor for research

Goddard named associate vice chancellor for research

06/09/2014
Steve Goddard will become UNL associate vice chancellor for research effective July 1. In his new role, Goddard will be responsible for research development, growth and compliance. MORE ...
Religious, social landscape shifting

Religious, social landscape shifting

06/12/2014
Younger generations are closing the social class gap between evangelical Protestants and mainline denominations, a UNL sociologist of religion has found. MORE ...
Antarctic sea anemone one of top 10 new species

Antarctic sea anemone one of top 10 new species

06/12/2014
The new species of sea anemone found by geologists with the UNL-based ANDRILL program was named by the International Institute for Species Exploration among the top 10 species discovered last year. MORE ...
Levin earns Fulbright to study early female leadership

Levin earns Fulbright to study early female leadership

06/12/2014
As a scholar of early modern English history, Carole Levin has crossed the historic streets of England many times. But it was one encounter, near Westminster Abbey in 2009, that inspired her latest research that earned a Fulbright to the University of York. MORE ...
Chinese journalism students seek less censorship

Chinese journalism students seek less censorship

06/06/2014
China’s budding journalists hunger for more critical reporting about their nation — and call for less censorship of the news media there, according to a recent survey of journalism students conducted by UNL's Joe Weber and a Shantou University colleague. MORE ...
Rodent burrows show Great Plains evolution

Rodent burrows show Great Plains evolution

06/06/2014
A maze of rodent burrows preserved in the walls of the Happy Jack Chalk Mine are providing information on the evolution of rodent behavior and a Great Plains ecosystem. MORE ...
Kebbel, Tidball awarded Fulbright specialist grants

Kebbel, Tidball awarded Fulbright specialist grants

06/06/2014
The Council for International Exchange of Scholars has awarded Fulbright Specialist grants to two College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty. MORE ...
A new approach to HIV vaccine

A new approach to HIV vaccine

05/29/2014
Using a genetically modified form of the HIV virus, a team of UNL scientists has developed a promising new approach that could someday lead to a more effective HIV vaccine. MORE ...
Funding opportunity targets 'Big Ideas'

Funding opportunity targets 'Big Ideas'

05/27/2014
The Big Ideas Seed Grants Program — unveiled at the 2014 Interdisciplinary Faculty Retreat — aims to support new interdisciplinary research teams and help existing teams compete more successfully for large, collaborative grants. MORE ...


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