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Grand Challenges awardees share their tips for success
December 2, 2022

Researchers looking for secrets to success in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition received helpful advice during a Nov. 14 discussion panel featuring four Husker faculty from three winning teams in the contest’s first cycle.

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2021-2022 Research Report available
December 2, 2022

The Office of Research and Economic Development’s 2021-2022 Research Report is now available via online and printed editions.

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Political Science
Political orientation — not party — intersects with political tolerance
December 2, 2022

In an age of high political polarization in the United States, the popular narrative often focuses on an “us versus them” battle between the two major political parties, each often accusing the other of intolerance. However, new research shows that political affiliation and its relationship to political tolerance is more nuanced.

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civil and environmental engineering
Gone with the wind? Huskers investigate mystery of last standing grain bin
December 1, 2022

A Nebraska researcher discovered a structural difference may have helped some grain bins survive a 2020 derecho in Iowa.

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Nebraska engineers, national labs partner on energy-related research
November 30, 2022

More than $1.4 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy will allow two College of Engineering teams to expand innovative energy-related research in partnership with national laboratories.

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Pannier says ‘future is so bright’ for gene therapy
November 18, 2022

Development of vaccines for COVID-19 in 2020 was a huge step forward for 150-plus years of genetic research and has set the stage for an explosion of medical therapies that could save countless lives.

Angie Pannier, Swarts Family Chair of Biological Systems Engineering, delivered the Nebraska Lecture on Nov. 17, laying out the history of her field and both the challenges and promises ahead.

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Jones wins the Faculty Research and Creative Activity Slam
November 16, 2022

Valerie Jones, Seaton Distinguished Professor of advertising and public relations, was voted the winner of the 2022 Faculty Research and Creative Activity Slam.

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NUtech Ventures announces 2022 Innovator Awards
November 16, 2022

NUtech Ventures hosted its 2022 Innovator Celebration on Nov. 14, part of Nebraska Research Days. The annual event featured this year’s Innovator Awards, which recognize university personnel and companies who are developing and commercializing cutting-edge research from Nebraska.

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Study identifies connections among popcorn, microbiome, human health
November 15, 2022

Plant breeders traditionally have focused on factors such as disease resistance, drought tolerance and ways to boost crop yields and the producer’s bottom line — all matters of practical importance. Recent research by Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources scientists shows the value of considering an additional factor: strengthening a plant’s ability to promote human health.

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Project aims to boost ag tech through improved field connectivity
November 7, 2022

Nebraska researchers are designing a next-generation wireless network for agricultural fields that would catalyze an array of digital farming technologies.

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