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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.More
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.More
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.More
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