35 students receive stipends for summer research projects

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has awarded stipends to 135 undergraduates to participate in research with a faculty mentor this summer.

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Bee gone? Team surveys presence of viruses in Nebraska bees

Lincoln, Neb. —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.

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Panhandle Perspectives: Virtual field day online for UNL High Plains Ag Lab

Lincoln, Neb. —Social distancing guidelines ruled out conducting an in-person field day this June at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab (HPAL) near Sidney.

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Baenziger awarded $650,000 for hybrid wheat research

Lincoln, Neb. —A University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher has received $650,000 for a project that has the potential to improve wheat productivity through the development of hybrid wheat varieties.

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Nebraska perfect place for Schachtman’s research

Lincoln, Neb. —The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture’s Daniel P. Schachtman is internationally renowned for his research in plant mineral transport, nutrient signaling, abiotic stress tolerance and crop root-soil microbiome interactions.

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Harvesting innovation: Husker researchers kick off planting season

Lincoln, Neb. —Summertime at Nebraska is officially in full swing — but for Husker faculty and staff members, the hard work of carrying out the university’s mission never stops.

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Nebraska duo eyes end to costly swine diseases

Lincoln, Neb. —Two University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers have received $1 million in grant funding to continue research that could lead to the development of vaccines and genetic-selection tools to fight some of the world’s costliest swine diseases.

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Research continues momentum in expenditures, awards

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska–Lincoln achieved $317 million in total research expenditures for the 2019 fiscal year, representing a 2.8% increase from the previous year and marking a ninth consecutive year of increased growth.

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Team keeps research greenhouses growing through closure

Lincoln, Neb. —With a global pandemic looming in mid-March, the team supporting research in University of Nebraska–Lincoln greenhouses responded in typical fashion — they dug in.

Having learned that the university was moving toward an eventual facility closure and not knowing how it would affect critical research within greenhouses on East Campus and the Beadle Center, the team went to work preparing for a variety of eventualities.

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Home-built scanner keeps maize study spinning forward

Lincoln, Neb. —A pivot by Nebraska’s Brandi Sigmon is helping a multi-season maize study move forward despite COVID-19-related limitations.

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