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Study: More Disclosure Drives Major Companies to Pay More in Taxes

There's perhaps an unintended consequence of the SEC getting better information to investors: Firms paying up to $3 billion of additional federal, state and foreign government taxes in a single year.
13-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sub-Saharan Africa Won't Have Enough Grain in 2050 -- Even if Farmers Max Out Yields

An international team of scientists analyzed grain production in 10 sub-Saharan countries. Although farmers in the region could quadruple production by optimizing plant and soil management, yields still would fall short of demand.
12-Dec-2016 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Different Species Find Different Genetic Paths to Achieve Same Evolutionary Change

Studying Andean bird species that have adapted to high altitudes, Nebraska biologist Jay Storz and his colleagues find that evolutionary change at the molecular level is idiosyncratic and less predictable.
21-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ultimate Sacrifice: Spider's Post-Sex Cannibalism AIDS Offspring


The male dark fishing spider is just dying to father some children - and this death wish probably evolved to benefit his offspring, according to new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Gonzaga University.
7-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Willa Cather's Nephew Leaves $5.8M to UNL

Charles E. Cather left an estate gift to create endowed funds to support University of Nebraska-Lincoln scholarship and teaching about renowned author Willa Cather.
3-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Details Lives of Homeless Youths Across the Country

In study for the federal government, University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociologists uncover new and sobering details about life for America's homeless youth.
29-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researcher Finds 468-Year-Old Receipts for Renaissance Artist

Alison Stewart, art history professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, uncovers documents showing an Augsburg printer paid the equivalent of $150,000 to Sebald Beham in 1548
28-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNL to Lead National Early Education Research Network

University of Nebraska-Lincoln receives $6.5 million grant to shape state policies; will lead a $26 million national research initiative.
20-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Beer Epiphany: How Brand-Name Beer Drinkers Become Craft Beer "Aficionados"

Andre Maciel, an assistant marketing professor at Nebraska, spent three years studying craft beer drinkers and how they train their taste buds to prefer craft beer over mass-market brands.
9-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST

What's Next for America After 2016 Vote?

8-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST

Husker Debate Coach: Clinton Scores Higher in 'Personality Contest'

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump probably wouldn’t make the University of Nebraska-Lincoln debate team, judging by their respective performances during Sept. 26's first presidential debate.
28-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss Trump's Statement on McCain's Heroism

22-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Historic Comet Landing Highlights Space Law Mission

Space law experts at the University of Nebraska say the Philae probe's touchdown on the surface of a comet heightens their mission to resolve the legal dilemmas of space
12-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST

Space Lawyer: Before Humans Step Into Commercial Spaceflight, Laws Need Giant Leap

SpaceX’s launch to the International Space Station opens a new era in commercial spaceflight -- and raises questions about what laws govern private space companies and what legal obstacles affect future human space travel.
22-May-2012 12:00 PM EDT

Space Law Expert: Before First Asteroids Are Mined, Legal Framework Must Be Improved

Entrepreneurs' announced venture to extract water and precious metals from asteroids has generated excitement, but it comes amid a vague legal landscape that could complicate plans for space mining, an international space law expert said this week.
26-Apr-2012 1:25 PM EDT

Newspaper Purchase Is Buffett's Style, Will Help Innovation, Experts Say

Berkshire Hathaway's pending acquisition of the Omaha World-Herald Co. is true to CEO Warren Buffett’s investment style and should signal an era of innovation in its halls, a pair of scholars said.
30-Nov-2011 5:00 PM EST

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