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Research at Nebraska Ensuring Quality Child Care for Military Families

Child care is a worry for military families amid frequent moves and deployments. Nebraska Extension leads a nationwide program to improve access to quality child care for military families living off base.

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Research at Nebraska Foiling Rice-Spoiling Fungus

Rice blast spoils between 10 and 30 percent of annual rice yields worldwide — enough to feed as many as 60 million people. Nebraska plant pathologists have identified a key fungal gene and protein that could help combat the disease.

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Research at Nebraska Cyber Barriers Keep Vehicles on Course

Half of all traffic deaths involve a lone vehicle running off the road. To help reduce single-vehicle crashes, Nebraska computer engineer Mehmet Can Vuran and his team are developing cyber barriers that can talk to cars.

Read more about cyber barrier technology

Research at Nebraska Reaching Across Nebraska Through Art

Internationally renowned for her abstract woodblock prints, Nebraska artist Karen Kunc’s art conveys pride in her Nebraska roots, but also aims to provoke. Her work invites viewers to question their role in shaping the landscape and nature.

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Research at Nebraska Targeting E. coli 's Threat to Food Safety

The U.S. beef industry – and the public – are benefiting from a major Nebraska-led effort to improve food safety. The five-year project is reducing the public’s risk from Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, or STEC, in the nation’s beef supply.

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Children and Families
Researchers evaluate rural Nebraska after-school programs
February 20, 2018

Brainstorm, develop, implement, modify and repeat. As rural Nebraska school districts use this adaptable approach to create after-school programs, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team is taking similar steps to evaluate their progress.


Biological Sciences
Study: High-altitude birds evolve similar traits via different mutations
February 19, 2018

A new study led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Chinese Academy of Sciences has found that extreme-altitude birds underwent different mutations to produce hemoglobin proteins that efficiently capture oxygen from the lungs and share it with other organs that depend on it.


Brain Research
CB3 director lauds center, aims for stronger national profile
February 15, 2018

Cary Savage is the new director of the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


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News for Researchers

Zavala named assistant vice chancellor for research
February 5, 2018
Accolades, January 2018
February 2, 2018
Top Sponsored Programs, December 2017
February 2, 2018
Agencies update 2018 proposal guidelines
February 2, 2018
Research Council seeks 2018-2019 Nebraska Lecture nominations
February 1, 2018
Applicants sought for faculty fellows program
January 31, 2018
Seminar will highlight innovations in tissue sciences research
January 31, 2018
Federal changes to human subjects regulations delayed until July 19
January 18, 2018
IACUC hosting general regulation training Jan. 16-17
January 5, 2018
Nebraska animal care program earns AAALAC reaccreditation
January 5, 2018
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