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Online archive explores non-European contributions to Victorian exploration

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has launched a new digital humanities site to provide access to long-neglected materials relating to people like Jacob Wainwright, a member of the Yao ethnic group in east Africa, who worked with famed explorer...
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Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth keep praying, but quit church as they reach adulthood

30-Jun-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Project investigating fever-related data as early indicator of COVID-19 outbreaks

Nebraska engineer Fadi Alsaleem believes putting a smart thermometer to the ear could mean putting an ear to the ground for future COVID-19 outbreaks and the consequences of relaxing social distancing.
8-Jun-2020 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gen Z's surprising response to remote learning

While studying student use of digital devices in college classrooms in the United States and Canada, Nebraska Professor Barney McCoy learned Generation Z students are using devices less often in the classroom than their millenial counterparts. His...
22-Apr-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nebraska open education efforts save students $1.6 million

In the second year of a program using digital course materials, University of Nebraska officials calculate 23,000 students have saved about $70 each.
5-Mar-2020 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Top Diet and Nutrition Issues to be Highlighted during Jan. 29 Media-only Event

The work of scientists from the Nebraska Food for Health Center, the Nebraska Center for Prevention of Obesity Diseases and the Food Allergen Research and Resource Center, along with a behavioral economist who studies food choice decisions, will be...
20-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Nanomaterial "Twist" Could Boost Next-Gen Electronics

Research by Nebraska engineers Peter and Eli Sutter points to a way to overcome the challenges of building multi-layered nanostructures
16-Jan-2020 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Link between cervical microbiome and cancer discovered

Virologists associated with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln found a connection between certain bacteria and high-grade cervical lesions likely to become cancerous.
19-Feb-2019 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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How Game of Thrones embraced the Platonic Ideal

24-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Science of the Super Bowl: Nebraska Physics Professor Timothy Gay Explains How the Laws of Physics Shape Football

24-Jan-2017 2:20 PM EST

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

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

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