UNL News Releases: Research

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UNL science team to Antarctica, watch http://andrill.org for updates
By mid-October seven individuals from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be on the ice in Antarctica, joining a team of world-class international geoscientists and science educators for a three-month expedition to investigate the continent's rol…
UNL study: Younger black women more likely to have regular doctor, feel cared for
Younger black women are more likely to have a regular doctor -- and are more likely to feel cared for by that doctor -- than younger white women and women of other ethnic groups, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln study shows. Meanwhile, far few…
Encounter leads to new ice discoveries by UNL team
Sometimes in science, new research pathways are generated by unexpected suggestions. That's what led Xiao Cheng Zeng and his research group at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to their latest series of discoveries about the behavior of materials -…
Study: Teasing about weight can have big effects on pre-teens
Schoolyard taunts of any type can potentially damage a child's sense of self-confidence. But a new study suggests that a particular kind of teasing -- about weight -- can have distinctive and significant effects on how pre-teens perceive their bodies…
Flood control, tuberculosis, Black Hills in fall Great Plains Quarterly
The fall issue of Great Plains Quarterly, an academic journal published by the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, features articles about displaced communities due to flood control in Kansas in the early 20th centu…
Kiowa photographer Poolaw is focus of spring Great Plains Quarterly
In the spring issue of Great Plains Quarterly, an academic journal published by the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, researchers wrote about Kiowa photographer Horace Poolaw and his contributions to American Indi…
Study: Youths in residential treatment have high rates of health problems
The issues involving a number of youths who land in residential treatment programs such as Boys Town are familiar: They have histories of juvenile delinquency; they struggle in school; they come from unstable homes; they suffer fro…
$3.5 million grant to help special-needs teens avoid being 'lost in the system'
Teenage kids "kind of get lost in the system." They're almost adults, and not really needing to be protected like babies or young children -- or so it may seem. Special education researcher Alexandra Trout o…
How devout are we? Study shows evangelicals surge as Catholics wane
The percentage of Americans who say they are strong in their religious faith has been steady for the last four decades, a new study finds. But in that same time, the intensity of some religious groups has surged while others --…
Nebraska economic indicator dips in July, stepping back from June's gain
Following a strong increase in June, the Leading Economic Indicator for Nebraska declined by 1.05 percent in July, according to economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration. …
UNL scientists develop novel X-ray device powered by compact laser
Using a compact but powerful laser, a research team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has developed a new way to generate synchrotron X-rays. Although the high quality of synchrotron X-rays make them ide…
Study tracks changes in social status, affiliation in religion
Younger generations are closing the social class gap between evangelical Protestants and mainline denominations, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociologist of religion has found. And in what appears to be …
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator drops for 1st time in 6 months
The Leading Economic Indicator for Nebraska fell by 0.75 percent in July, its first drop in six months. "Results suggest that the rate of economic growth in Nebraska may slow in early 2015 after strong growt…
Zebra mussels in South Dakota raise concerns for Nebraska water bodies
In November, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks staff discovered a single zebra mussel attached to a boat dock at the Midway boat ramp on Lewis and Clark Lake near Yankton, S.D. This finding came on the heels of the discovery of…
UNL study characterizes genetic resistance to wheat disease
A new study co-authored by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers has unearthed the genetic roots of resistance to a wheat disease that has recently devastated crop yields from southern Africa through the Middle East. Though reports…


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