Does evolution really trundle along like Darwin’s famous Galapagos tortoise? And do the populations undergoing this evolution really grow and decline with the speed of a hare? A UNL-led study has provided a quantitative answer.
New books recently published by members of UNL's campus community include "Outwitting College Professors: An Insider’s Guide to Secrets of the System (Fifth Edition)” by John Janovy Jr., and “National Survey of State Laws (Seventh Edition)” by Richard Leiter.
A new study from a UNL research team led by plant pathologist Jim Alfano (far right) found that a bacterial plant pathogen suppresses a plant’s immune system through the action of a protein.
A campus record eight UNL faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society. The new AAAS fellows are David Berkowitz, Scott Gardner, Ronnie Green, Andrzej Rajca, Mark Riley, Daniel Schachtman, Janos Zempleni and Tian Zhang.
UNL alumna Alaine Knipes has earned a two-year placement with the CDC's elite Epidemic Intelligence Service. She credits mentoring from UNL's John Janovy and coursework in parasitology for her career successes.
A special Halloween Sci Pop Talk on "The Nightmares of Spiders" will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Peterson Room (Room 221) at Love Library, 13th and R streets.
New research led by UNL's Jay Storz has pinpointed changes in a single, mutation-prone gene site that ultimately allow wrens to breathe easy in the rarefied air of the Andes.
Four emerging UNL scholars have joined the ranks of Nobel Prize winners and a Google co-founder by earning the longest-running fellowship available to U.S. graduate students. The scholars — (from left) Tasneem Bouzid, Abigail Riemer, William Jamieson and Tyler Corey — each received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.
An $8.1 million renovation is transforming 40-year-old biological sciences laboratories in UNL's Manter Hall into modern lab spaces designed to further digital learning and foster interdisciplinary collaborations.
UNL ecologist John DeLong has co-authored the first study to quantify the relationship between human population growth and energy use on an international scale.