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NSF program officer wraps up Research Fair

NSF program officer wraps up Research Fair

11/19/2014
A  videoconference featuring a National Science Foundation program director wraps up Fall UNL Research Fair today.  MORE ...
Full slate Wednesday at Research Fair

Full slate Wednesday at Research Fair

11/18/2014
A full slate of events is on tap for Wednesday (Nov. 19) at the Fall UNL Research Fair, which runs through Thursday.
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Research sheds light on Chagas disease

Research sheds light on Chagas disease

11/18/2014
Through their dietary habits, ancient hunter-gatherers altered their landscape, creating “a web of potential infection within their territory," a UNL environmental archaeologist says. MORE ...
Startup funding focus of Research Fair talk

Startup funding focus of Research Fair talk

11/25/2014
Programs to help Nebraska businesses, inventors and entrepreneurs develop new technologies are the focus on a noon presentation today (Nov. 18) at the Fall UNL Research Fair, which runs through Thursday. MORE ...
Fall Research Fair week of Nov. 17

Fall Research Fair week of Nov. 17

11/11/2014
Fall UNL Research Fair the week of Nov. 17 celebrates research, scholarship and creativity campuswide with a diverse lineup of presentations for faculty, students and postdocs. Sessions are free but several require registration. MORE ...
Read the latest issue of Research News

Read the latest issue of Research News

11/10/2014
Check out the November issue of Research News to learn about the fall Research Fair lineup and more. The Office of Research and Economic Development produces this web-based newsletter fro UNL's research community.  MORE ...
UNL algorithm ranked world's best

UNL algorithm ranked world's best

11/07/2014
 Electrical engineers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have written the world's top-ranked algorithm for a 3-D imaging process poised to enhance robotic surgery, navigate driverless cars and assist rescue missions. MORE ...
Analyzing factors in diabetes meds' potency

Analyzing factors in diabetes meds' potency

11/03/2014
A UNL chemist  is developing ways to analyze how the bonding of proteins and glucose alters the effectiveness of diabetes medications that millions of Americans take daily. MORE ...
Researchers ID algae virus DNA in humans

Researchers ID algae virus DNA in humans

10/27/2014
The DNA of a virus once thought confined to the cells of algae may in fact invade the biological kingdom of mice and men, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. MORE ...
Engineers tackle spacecraft efficiency

Engineers tackle spacecraft efficiency

10/30/2014
A team of UNL engineers is working on ways to improve the functionality of metallic surfaces to help spacecraft operate more efficiently. MORE ...
Partnering on NIC's renewable energy system

Partnering on NIC's renewable energy system

10/28/2014
Through a unique renewable energy system, University of Nebraska-Lincoln students and Lincoln residents help provide energy to heat and cool Nebraska Innovation Campus when they shower and flush MORE ...
Molfese's Nebraska Lecture available

Molfese's Nebraska Lecture available

10/27/2014
A video of Dennis Molfese’s fall UNL Nebraska Lecture is now available online. Read the Twitter discussion about the lecture via hashtag #neblecture. View photos of current and previous Nebraska Lectures on Facebook
Nebraska Lecture video
Training sessions set for IRB module update

Training sessions set for IRB module update

10/23/2014
An updated NUgrant IRB module, slated for release Nov. 3, features improvements to assist UNL researchers who plan to use human subjects in their work. Training sessions are slated to explain the update. MORE ...
Study shows spacial link to political ideologies

Study shows spacial link to political ideologies

10/27/2014
American political ideologies using the terms "left" or "right" have affected the allocation of attention and the manner in which people move their eyes, a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln study shows. MORE ...
Team probes 'regime shifts' in ecosystems

Team probes 'regime shifts' in ecosystems

10/23/2014
The prehistory of major ecological shifts spanning multiple millennia can be read in the fine print of microscopic algae, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.            MORE ...
Grant funds innovative solar cell research

Grant funds innovative solar cell research

10/22/2014
A team led by University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineer Jinsong Huang is one of 10 nationwide to win funding from a U.S. Department of Energy initiative to develop transformational photovoltaic technologiess. Huang aims to make solar cells more efficient. MORE ...
NIC poised for next phase of growth

NIC poised for next phase of growth

10/21/2014
Phase I of development at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Nebraska Innovation Campus is ahead of schedule, with facilities taking shape that will attract talent, open new opportunities for students and faculty and grow Nebraska’s economy. MORE ...
NSF grad fellow aims to make roads safer

NSF grad fellow aims to make roads safer

10/17/2014
Curtis Walker loves storms, but the New York native didn’t come to Nebraska to watch its spectacular lightning shows. He came to study cloud cover and to make the roads safer in bad weather. MORE ...
CEHS Research Showcase highlights work

CEHS Research Showcase highlights work

10/22/2014
 Research in UNL's College of Education and Human Sciences is enhancing the lives of individuals, families, schools and communities. That work will be showcased Oct. 23, from 4-6 p.m. in the East Campus Union. MORE ...
Industry panel to discuss biotechnology

Industry panel to discuss biotechnology

10/17/2014
Industry leaders will discuss biotechnology during a presentation Oct. 22 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as part of Bioscience Week. MORE ...


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