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Nebraska: Award Highlights

See what exciting research and education has been funded by NSF in each state or U.S. territory.  Award Highlights provide a snapshot about select NSF awards and their impacts.

12 Award Highlights found :: Nebraska

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a blood sample can help identify traumatic brain injury

Detecting traumatic brain injuries in the field

Blood test could identify proteins that result from head trauma...

Research Areas: Biology

wild type and genetically modified alga strains

Squeezing Fat From Algae

Scientists help algae regulate and produce fat suitable for biofuel...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

a 3-d nanostructure responds to pulses of polarized light

Sensing the Invisible

Nanohybrid sensors shine a new light on tiny substances ...

Research Areas: Nanoscience

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Ancient Global Cooling Linked to Decreases in Carbon Dioxide

The real role of carbon dioxide in glacier formation and climate change...

Research Areas: Polar, Earth & Environment

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Researchers Enable End Users to Build More Dependable Software

Techniques help users be more effective at finding and fixing defects and guarding against new defects...

Research Areas: Computing, People & Society

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DNA's Sticky Enzyme Networks

Synthetic DNA may provide control over unwanted biochemical reactions....

Research Areas: Biology

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4-D Imaging of Electrons

Ultrafast electron pulses could reveal the motion of electons in atoms and molecules. ...

Research Areas: Physics, Engineering

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Geological Drilling in the Antarctic for Climate History

The Antarctic Geological Drilling (ANDRILL) program, an international paleoclimate project, has drilled to a record depth of 1284.87 meters (4,200 feet). ...

Research Areas: Polar

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High-Performance Computing Infrastructure for Remote Work and Collaboration

Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) provides a high performance computing infrastructure, resources, and training to a broad base of users, enabling researchers to view graphical output and engage in remote work and collaboration....

Research Areas: Computing, Engineering

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Researchers Conduct Radar Studies on Ancient Roman Temple

Ece Erdogmus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has used ground-penetrating radar (GPR) to perform a non-destructive evaluation of a Roman imperial temple located in the heart of the ancient city of Antioch....

Research Areas: People & Society, Engineering

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Cumulus Cloud Study Improves Weather Forecast Accuracy

Bart Geerts of the University of Wyoming and Joseph Zehnder of Creighton University have conducted field experiments around the Santa Catalina Mountains in Arizona to study cumulus clouds....

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

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Middle School Students Learn About the Field of Parasitology Through Collections

An outreach program organized by the University of Nebraska gave middle-school students an opportunity to learn about a number of fields, including parasitology, biodiversity and conservation....

Research Areas: Biology, Education

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