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Nebraska Innovation Campus
New center at NIC strives for children’s health solutions
June 27, 2016

Nebraska Innovation Campus has announced a new partner. Dan Duncan, NIC’s executive director, said today that the Children’s Center for the Child and Community has moved into space on campus.

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Psychology
Study finds link between kids’ sleep habits, mental health
June 23, 2016

Sleep plays a substantial role in childhood development, from physical growth to sowing the seeds of future learning. A new study from UNL establishes that a lack of sleep also can be a detriment to children with mental health concerns.

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Journalism
Are ‘wars of words’ related to real wars?
June 21, 2016

Media coverage of international disputes can vary widely, from barely a mention to extensive coverage. Does media coverage have any interplay on the outcomes of these disputes? A new UNL study says yes.

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International Engagement
UNL, Zhejiang University to expand partnership program
June 21, 2016

A partnership degree program between UNL and Zhejiang University City College in Hangzhou, China, will expand in 2017. The program, which started in 2011, allows Chinese students to complete two years of study at Zhejiang University before transferring to UNL to finish degree requirements.

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UNL earns $20M to research ways to improve crop productivity
June 17, 2016

UNL will lead a $20 million, Nebraska-based research effort to improve crop productivity. Funded with a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR, this new project draws upon a range of expertise in Nebraska.

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Researchers develop new DNA test procedure for avocado industry
June 16, 2016

While helping Florida fight to save its avocado industry from being devastated by a fungus, chemical engineers at UNL have modified traditional testing methods that could expand uses of DNA testing.

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Study demonstrates model’s ability to project corn yields
June 13, 2016

Collecting basic agricultural data from a mere 45 sites can provide enough predictive power to reasonably estimate crop yields within a 10-state swath of the U.S. Corn Belt, says a new study led by UNL.

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Early childhood research focus of new UNL-Brazil initiative
June 2, 2016

A team from UNL launched an early childhood research initiative with Brazil during a strategic meeting May 18-19 in São Paulo.

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UNL team to probe social networks by phone
June 2, 2016

UNL researchers have earned a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to build a smart phone application and software that will analyze people’s behaviors, social networks and relationships in real time.

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Hong earns Early Career Award
May 27, 2016

UNL physicist Xia Hong’s research just earned a power-up from the U.S. Department of Energy. The DOE’s Office of Science has named Hong, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, one of 49 recipients of its Early Career Award.

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