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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.

Read more about training for child care providers

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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Rural Issues
Poll shows rural Nebraskans concerned about alcohol, drug abuse
August 15, 2018

Many rural Nebraskans think alcohol abuse and drug use are serious problems or crises in their communities, particularly in larger communities, according to the 2018 Nebraska Rural Poll.


Student-led research expands knowledge of pollinator habitats
August 15, 2018

Kayla Mollet, a Husker graduate research assistant in entomology, is leading a Nebraska Department of Transportation-funded study aimed at converting roadside plantings into pollinator-friendly wildflower patches.


Biological Sciences
10 weeks in Boston: Bickner makes most of summer research experience
August 14, 2018

Bridget Bickner, a senior biological sciences major, returned to Lincoln in August after spending 10 weeks in and around Boston. She visited the East Coast to take part in two prestigious research programs – simultaneously.


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News for Researchers

NURAMP series launches Sept. 11
August 16, 2018
Accolades, July 2018
August 3, 2018
Transparency goal of IRB metrics
August 2, 2018
New export control policy, training in place
August 2, 2018
Top Awards from Public Sponsors, June 2018
August 1, 2018
July 25-26 workshop focused on proposal tips for NIH tech transfer programs
July 18, 2018
Deadline quickly approaching for final Jumpstart workshop
July 18, 2018
July 24 program director visit offers NSF funding insights
July 18, 2018
Submit your successes for Research Fair booklet
July 12, 2018
NU among world’s top 100 for U.S. patents
July 12, 2018
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