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Rural Issues
Poll shows rural Nebraskans concerned about alcohol, drug abuse
August 15, 2018

Many rural Nebraskans think alcohol abuse and drug use are serious problems or crises in their communities, particularly in larger communities, according to the 2018 Nebraska Rural Poll.

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Entomology
Student-led research expands knowledge of pollinator habitats
August 15, 2018

Kayla Mollet, a Husker graduate research assistant in entomology, is leading a Nebraska Department of Transportation-funded study aimed at converting roadside plantings into pollinator-friendly wildflower patches.

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Biological Sciences
10 weeks in Boston: Bickner makes most of summer research experience
August 14, 2018

Bridget Bickner, a senior biological sciences major, returned to Lincoln in August after spending 10 weeks in and around Boston. She visited the East Coast to take part in two prestigious research programs – simultaneously.

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Food Science
Husker-developed bacterium outperforms commercial probiotic
August 9, 2018

University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have developed a probiotic — sometimes referred to as beneficial bacteria — inside the competitive environment of the human gut, where it successfully competed against trillions of microorganisms.

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Three Nebraska projects awarded NEH funding
August 9, 2018

Three University of Nebraska-Lincoln initiatives earned nearly $700,000 in combined funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Research provides insights into child temperament
August 9, 2018

The university’s Gwen Nugent is leading a project that will help more than 600 of Nebraska’s kindergartners and first graders learn about temperament and emotions through puppets and drama therapy techniques.

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Husker DogFest to launch canine cognition lab
August 8, 2018

A new University of Nebraska–Lincoln lab is going to the dogs — to study canine psychology and related interactions with humans.

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Regents approve engineering building upgrades
August 6, 2018

The University of Nebraska is moving forward with updates to two College of Engineering buildings. Approved by the NU Board of Regents on Aug. 3, the $75 million project will create and update spaces in the Scott Engineering Center and The Link, a 34-year-old structure that connects the Scott building to Nebraska Hall.

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Research shows drug access the same in urban, rural areas
July 30, 2018

Popular media often depicts illicit drug use as an urban problem, but new University of Nebraska–Lincoln research shows access to illegal drugs is the same, no matter where a person lives.

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Alexander taps lasers to mimic shark skin, other natural surfaces
July 27, 2018

A University of Nebraska–Lincoln research team led by Dennis Alexander is working to translate that evolutionary advantage — and others crafted by Mother Nature — onto metal surfaces. Ultimately, the work will give metal the same unique properties, allowing it to be used for defense and industrial purposes.

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