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Study explores relationship between crowdfunding sites, backers

Why would someone decide to give their money to help a stranger bring a creative project to life?
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Nebraska researchers converting plant wastes into antimicrobial agents

Nebraska researchers are converting plant wastes into antimicrobial agents that could help prevent pathogenic infections and death while significantly lowering the cost of antimicrobial treatments and being a boon to the bioeconomy.
18-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NSRI, NU awarded $24.5M contract to develop acute radiation syndrome prophylactic

Researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and University of Nebraska Medical Center, with guidance and administration from the National Strategic Research Institute, are advancing development of a first-of-its-kind prophylactic to help...
11-Sep-2023 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

11 projects funded through Grand Challenges competition

High-impact research projects that will use quantum approaches to address climate resilience and sustainable energy; scale up educational programs for at-risk children in Nebraska and support the early childhood workforce; and make food plastics...
28-Aug-2023 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Husker engineers earn grant to protect military bases against EV-based attacks

Most are watching the gradual shift from gas-powered to electric vehicles through the mirrors of the environment, climate or automotive industry.
20-Jun-2023 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Compounds show promise for inhibiting nerve growth implicated in back pain

Welcome to Pocket Science: a glimpse at recent research from Husker scientists and engineers. For those who want to quickly learn the “What,” “So what” and “Now what” of Husker research.
16-Jun-2023 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Husker scientists closing in on long-lasting swine flu vaccine

A successful long-term experiment with live hogs indicates Nebraska scientists may be another step closer to achieving a safe, long-lasting and potentially universal vaccine against swine flu.
6-Jun-2023 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Awada leads development of ag, environment research for national defense

Defense of the United States is an undertaking that requires the help of experts from a wide array of obviously related disciplines — physics, engineering, computer science, political science and more. One discipline that might not immediately...
5-Jun-2023 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Husker expertise featured in new Antarctic study

A multinational team of scientists, drillers and engineers has deployed to a remote part of Antarctica on an urgent mission to predict how fast the West Antarctic Ice Sheet will melt from global and ocean warming.
27-Nov-2023 4:05 PM EST

Langvardt Discusses Free-Speech Implications of Musk's Twitter Purchase

Elon Musk has a difficult and probably impossible task ahead of him, because free speech ideals aren't well-suited to social media. Platform administrators -- even those with strong libertarian impulses -- wind up policing online speech.
27-Apr-2022 3:45 PM EDT

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