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Media Arts
Carson Center taps arts, entertainment leaders
August 23, 2017

Twenty-five international leaders and innovators in new media will offer their advice and expertise to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

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Nebraska Innovation Campus
A model for innovation: Project will bring makerspace to Sidney
August 23, 2017

A new project led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will establish an Innovation Makerspace Co-Laboratory in Sidney, with the goal of building a network of makerspaces around the state in small towns and places they wouldn’t normally exist.

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Nutrition and Health Sciences
Study: Obesity may outweigh meat consumption as driver of inflammation
August 17, 2017

Red and processed meat – considered prime suspects in disease-related inflammation – might actually be aiding and abetting another culprit, says a recent study led by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher.

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Natural Resources
One tough bird: Greater prairie-chickens pay turbine fields no mind
August 15, 2017

Rapid development of wind energy across the Great Plains has spurred concern about potential effects on grassland birds, but a new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers shows that at least one such bird — the endangered greater prairie-chicken — pays little attention to small-scale wind energy infrastructure in choosing nesting sites.

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Nebraska Research Initiative boosts university’s competitiveness
August 14, 2017

The Nebraska Research Initiative is a state-funded program that invests $11.4 million annually in equipment, facilities and grants that are building the University of Nebraska’s capacity and competitiveness in areas important to the state’s economy and quality of life.

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New projects examine collegiate STEM education
August 13, 2017

With the assistance of grants from the National Science Foundation, two University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are conducting interdisciplinary studies designed to improve collegiate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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How acoustics can be an early warning system for bridges
August 9, 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Jinying Zhu has designed and refined an acoustic approach to detecting defects in concrete bridge decks. The system represents a much faster, more accurate alternative to a conventional method of identifying delamination, a gradual separation of concrete layers that can subtly compromise the structural integrity of a bridge.

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Sorghum shows potential as fabric dye
August 7, 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Yiqi Yang and Chinese colleagues recently showed that sorghum plant husks – an abundant agricultural byproduct in Nebraska and elsewhere – could serve as a fade-resistant, UV-shielding dye for wool fabrics.

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NSF grant to boost graduate education in ag resilience
August 7, 2017

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has earned a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship award to launch an interdisciplinary graduate training program focused on understanding resilience and vulnerability in agricultural landscapes.

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Boys and porn: Researchers find age of first exposure linked to sexist attitudes
August 4, 2017

The age when boys first see pornography may help explain why some young men become playboys and others seek power over women, according to new psychological research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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