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Texts and data: Researcher studies homeless youth with cell phones
October 12, 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Kimberly Tyler has published an article detailing the use of cell phones to collect data to study transient homeless youth – a first in the field.

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Veterinary Science
Husker-led E. coli research wins USDA award
October 11, 2017

A seven-year national research project led by Nebraska scientists will be recognized for its efforts to reduce food-borne illness caused by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli.

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Sociology
Political tolerance drawn at generational, not class lines
October 10, 2017

According to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, income and education levels are playing less of a role in predicting a community’s willingness to extend civil rights to stigmatized groups, while generational divides are becoming a more important predictor.

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Engineering
Smart bandage could promote better, faster healing
October 5, 2017

Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Harvard Medical School and MIT have designed a smart bandage that could eventually heal chronic wounds or battlefield injuries with every fiber of its being.

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Pannier earns prestigious NIH Director’s New Innovator Award
October 5, 2017

Nebraska biomedical engineer Angela Pannier has received a 2017 National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award to develop novel methods that improve use of adult stem cells in gene therapy, a promising tool for treating a variety of diseases.

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Nebraska discovery offers clues to why Zika became more dangerous
October 4, 2017

University of Nebraska-Lincoln virologists have identified a Zika mutation that may help explain why the virus became more lethal during outbreaks that sickened tens of thousands of people in the Caribbean, South America and the United States in 2015 and 2016.

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Nebraska project aims to improve land use efficiency
October 3, 2017

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team will investigate how to improve land use efficiency through the integration of livestock and crop production systems.

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Nebraska scholar working to bring Cather’s partner to the fore
October 2, 2017

Melissa Homestead, a Cather scholar at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has spent part of her career working to illuminate the life and work of Edith Lewis, collaborator and partner of famed author Willa Cather.

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Study: Climate change affecting whooping cranes’ migration patterns
October 2, 2017

Endangered whooping cranes are migrating earlier in the spring and later in the fall in association with higher average temperatures, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s School of Natural Resources and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

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Study unearths benefits, limits of fertilizing soybeans
October 2, 2017

Soybean crops in highly productive fields demand more nitrogen than natural sources alone can supply, says a new study from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Argentine researchers.

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