UNL News Releases: Research

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$1.2 million follow-up grant to support drought-monitoring work
A $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency awarded to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will help maintain and improve on a system tracking drought and other climate conditions in the United States. The gra…
UNL alumnus Keasling named Discover Scientist of the Year
University of Nebraska-Lincoln alumnus Jay Keasling, a professor of chemical engineering and bioengineering and a synthetic biologist now at the University of California, Berkeley, was named Scientist the Year by the international science magazine Di…
ANDRILL research indicates remarkably warm period in Antarctica 15.7 million years ago
BATON ROUGE, La., USA, Oct. 1, 2009 -- Researchers with the Antarctic Geological Drilling Program (ANDRILL) found unexpected evidence of a remarkably warm period in Antarctica 15.7 million years ago. The evidence includes fossils of marine algae and…
UNL earns grant for renovations to expand laser research capabilities
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has received nearly $2 million in federal stimulus funds from the National Science Foundation for renovations to expand its high-power laser research capabilities. The $1,825,345 grant will enable UNL to renovate t…
UNL joins national study to find better, early treatment for schizophrenia
University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are partnering with local mental health care providers in a national study that aims to improve early treatment for people affected by schizophrenia. The Community Mental Health Center of Lancaster County h…
Study: Low-income families' diets often fall short in nutrition
More than seven in 10 low-income families in a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln study struggled to reach adequate levels of nutrition in their diet, researchers said. When asked to recall food choices from the previous day, only 28 percent of part…
Study suggests genetic links between impulsivity, addiction
Being impulsive can lead us to say things we regret, buy things we really don't need, engage in behaviors that are risky and even develop troublesome addictions. But is hastiness and rashness embedded in our DNA? …
Nebraska economic indicator increases in April
The Leading Economic Indicator for Nebraska increased by 0.44 percent in April, reversing a decline during March. Taken together, changes in the indicator for April and March suggest the Nebraska economy will grow slowly during the…
Emigrants' livestock; populism; Omaha, Pawnee history in GP Quarterly
In the summer 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 19th-century emigrants and their concerns for their …
Nebraska economic indicator drops slightly in November
The Leading Economic Indicator for Nebraska dropped modestly -- 0.18 percent -- in November, according to economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Business Administration. This modes…
UNL to lead $7 million collaboration to develop nanoelectronic devices
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will lead a new $7.125 million research collaboration involving six universities and an industry consortium to develop a new generation of electronic devices. Semiconductor…
Economy still sputtering, Nebraska economic indicator shows
Nebraska’s economy will continue to sputter through early 2014, according to the latest Leading Economic Indicator for Nebraska. Designed to predict economic growth within Nebraska six months into the future, the Indicator increased by 0.54 percen…
Leading economic indicator: Nebraska economy slowing in second quarter
After three months of growth, Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator turned downward in November. The decrease, of 0.59 percent, may signal a slowdown this spring, said economist Eric Thompson, director of th…
Wisnicki lights up the legend of Dr. Livingstone
Using special lights, computer imaging and careful analysis, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln scholar and a team of scientists undid more than a century's worth of damage and gave new life to a famous diary long thought lost to the…
Homestead digitization project finishes important Nebraska records
The Nebraska Homestead Final Certificate Case Files are now digitized and available to the public after a decade of planning, preparing and executing an initiative to bring these records to the public. The r…


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