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Researchers ID target of immune system’s assault on heart
January 18, 2017

With the publication of a recent study, Jay Reddy continues to unravel the mysteries of the heart while driven by the memories of those dearest to his own.

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Biology
Study refutes how fruit flies developed alcohol tolerance
January 13, 2017

The common fruit fly, the tiny insect drawn to your beer or wine, has evolved to have an impressive tolerance for alcohol.

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Business
Study: More disclosure drives major companies to pay more in taxes
January 12, 2017

A study co-authored by Professor of Accounting Tom Omer showed that agencies that get a comment letter from the Securities and Exchange Commission after the regulatory agency peeks at their tax disclosures are inclined to increase their tax compliance the following year. So, too, do their corporate peers.

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Evolution
Powers of perception may explain evolutionary riddle
January 10, 2017

A strikingly literal case of perception shaping reality could explain a paradox involving nectar-producing flowers and the bats that pollinate them, says new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and several European institutions.

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Anthropological project refines 3-D modeling
January 9, 2017

As evidenced by the pop culture phenomenon Pokemon Go, augmented reality is here. But imagine using an application to see an ancient Maya city brought to life in vivid 3-D while virtually walking through a modern-day archaeological site in Honduras.

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E. coli project generates new detection, control methods
January 5, 2017

After making strides in the detection and control of a dangerous microbe that has bedeviled the beef industry, a broad-ranging E. coli research program will continue at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at least through 2017.

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2016 year-in-review
December 21, 2016

2016 was a pivotal time of growth and change at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This slideshow highlights some of our research advances, funding successes, milestones and faculty achievements. To read and see more, click the embedded links.

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Project aims to boost global wheat yields
December 20, 2016

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has earned a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop higher-yielding lines of hybrid wheat that can meet rising demand for the staple food crop.

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Swedish Academy of Sciences honors Cassman
December 15, 2016

The Swedish Academy of Sciences has named University of Nebraska-Lincoln agronomist Kenneth Cassman the recipient of the 2017 Bertebos Prize for promoting education and research in the food chain.

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Farritor named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
December 13, 2016

Shane Farritor, the Lederer Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

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