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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

Nebraska Partners in Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges announce institute to be based at Iowa State; jointly funded by University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Iowa State University.
26-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Establish Link Between Hormone, Generosity in Birds

A new experimental study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has found that administering a naturally produced hormone to pinyon jays can increase food sharing among the highly social species.
17-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Legal Experts: Conflict in Outer Space Will Happen

Some of the best legal and policy minds at the University of Adelaide, UNSW Canberra, University of Exeter and the University of Nebraska College of Law will develop the Woomera Manual on the International Law of Military Space Operations, to be...
10-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why a Single Nuke's Impact Shouldn't Only Be Measured in Megatons

In a new report, a group of University of Nebraska experts determine that a single nuclear warhead could cause devastating climate change, resulting in widespread drought and famine that could cost a billion lives.
12-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Economists Find Gender Gap Follows Red-Blue Border Lines

An analysis of Census and Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows women in red states are less likely to hold high-paying, high-status jobs than their counterparts in blue states. Researchers say United States political divide extends into the labor...
3-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

"Band Geek" Photographer Captures Behind-the-Scenes Images of Marching Bands

During the past eight years, photography professor Walker Pickering has taken more than 6,600 photographs of the joy and tears involved with high school and college marching bands and drum corps.
27-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

College-Educated Keep the Faith, Study Shows

America's college-educated actually attend church more often than those who lack a degree. The "faith-killing" impact of higher education relates to church-going habits in high school years as well as choice of college.
25-Jan-2017 12:05 PM 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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