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Nanoscience
Peeling onions: Layered nanosphere shows biomedical promise
September 22, 2016

An international research team has published the simplest known recipe for a nanoscopic “onion” that could more precisely release therapeutic drugs or genes as the body peels it away.

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Brain Research
Project aims to help schools diagnose, manage concussions
September 19, 2016

Scott Napolitano, assistant professor of practice in educational psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has earned a $1.1 million grant to develop evidence-based training that will help schools diagnose and manage cases of concussion and mild traumatic brain injury in students.

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Food Science
Nebraska Food for Health Center to unite strengths in agriculture, medicine
September 16, 2016

The Nebraska Food for Health Center, a more than $40 million initiative to improve the lives of people around the world, was launched today at the University of Nebraska.

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Honors
New name for Whittier building honors Prem S. Paul
September 16, 2016

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents unanimously approved a measure Sept. 16 renaming the Whittier Research Center as the Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School.

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$1.3M NIH grant to aid study of plants’ viral defense
September 15, 2016

A five-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help Hernan Garcia-Ruiz research how plants identify, target and silence the viral ribonucleic acid, or RNA, that worms its way into cells and allows a virus to replicate.

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Nebraska, NASA team up to chart evidence of indigenous landscapes
September 15, 2016

With the help of NASA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln anthropologist Carrie Heitman and graduate student Sean Field are building a network of digital maps, or a Geographic Information System, that will plot all known Chaco cultural resources in the Southwest region.

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That stings: Study finds insecticide hurts queen bees’ egg-laying abilities
September 12, 2016

The world’s best-selling insecticide may impair the ability of a queen honey bee and her subjects to maintain a healthy colony, says new research led by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln entomologist.

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Supercomputer helps crack the code for bestselling books
September 12, 2016

After reading 4,500 of the latest English-language novels, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln supercomputer named Tusker helped crack the bestseller code and explain why some books shine while others languish.

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Web tool to help officials make drought-related decisions
September 12, 2016

A grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will help a University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team create a web-based tool to aid policymakers in making drought-related decisions.

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Study: Humans, chimps share cognitive connection
September 8, 2016

Chimpanzees and humans diverge by just over 1 percent of DNA, meaning that, biologically, chimps are more closely related to us than they are to gorillas. But do those similarities extend to our brains and the ways we process information and remember things? A recent University of Nebraska-Lincoln study suggests they do.

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