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UNL News Releases: Research

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UNL-developed technology leads to startup to improve PET imaging
A new startup company will use a process developed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln by Professor Stephen DiMagno to improve medical imaging. The new company, Ground Fluor Pharmaceuticals Inc., will use …
UNL team to promote green infrastructure in Omaha
The Environmental Protection Agency will support a team led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to evaluate the effectiveness of the Saddle Hills neighborhood's green infrastructure in metropolitan Omaha. …
Nebraska economic indicator rises on strong business expectations
The Leading Economic Indicator for Nebraska grew modestly in February, rising by 0.16 percent. This increase in the state indicator, which is designed to predict economic growth six months in the future, suggests that the Nebraska …
UNL student track-spike invention leads to potential business
If necessity is the mother of invention, then track athletes who also are engineering students will look for a solution to a perennial problem: The difficulty in changing the small metal spikes on the bottom of their running shoes.…
Drought Monitor officials: Historic 'flash drought' of 2012 to continue into 2013
The drought that swept across wide areas of the United States in the past year was historically unusual in its speed, its intensity and its size, climatologists at the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebrask…
UNL study: Mexican immigrants' politics more diverse than pundits assert
In the 2012 presidential election, seven out of 10 Latino immigrants voted for President Obama. As news pundits dissected the defeat of Mitt Romney, they dismissed the Latino vote as unattainable for the Republican Party. …
UNL's Griep to help create chemistry program for tribal colleges
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln chemist will lead a new project that will create a unique system of teaching chemistry at Nebraska’s tribal colleges. Mark Griep, associate professor of chemistry, will be the principal investigator on the proj…
April survey: Nebraska businesses expect stability, growth
Most Nebraska businesses expect sales and jobs to remain stable or to grow during the next six months, according to the latest survey conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bureau of Business Research. …
Twins study confirms genetic role in political belief
A research paper appearing in the academic journal Political Psychology re-affirms the genetic underpinnings of political beliefs, refuting critics who challenged previous research that linked politics with genetics. …
New material could help with carbon storage
New research led by University of Nebraska-Lincoln chemist Xiao Cheng Zeng has led to the discovery of a new material that could have significant implications for a variety of challenges, from carbon dioxide storage to planetary science and solid lub…
Key factor found for creating induced pluripotent stem cells
Induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPSCs, are among the most promising developments in medical science in recent years. They are obtained from mature cells that have essentially been "reprogrammed" to behave as stem cells that can …
UNL study examines racial bias in death-penalty decisions
A Latino defendant convicted of murder who is poor is more likely to be sentenced to death by white jurors, a new study shows. The study was conducted by UNL psychology and ethnic studies professor Cynthia W…
UNL, Johns Hopkins researchers identify DNA of algae virus in humans
The DNA of a virus once thought confined to the cells of algae may in fact invade the biological kingdom of mice and men, according to a new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the University of Nebr…
Biologist gains insights into genetic evolution of birds
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher has contributed to discoveries about bird evolution as part of a new study that sequenced the complete genomes of 45 avian species. Published Dec. 11 in the journa…
Rural Poll: Self-employment becoming more common in rural Nebraska
Many rural Nebraska households utilize self-employment and multiple job-holding to piece together their incomes, according to the Nebraska Rural Poll. The 19th annual University of Nebraska-Lincoln poll was …


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