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.
Deep in a Bornean rain forest, UNL biologist Sabrina Russo and colleagues have made new discoveries about the symbiotic relationships between a prolific family of tropical trees and the underground fungi that help them acquire critical nutrients.
A farewell reception for Valery Forbes, director at the School of Biological Sciences at UNL, will be from 3-4 p.m. July 10 in Manter Hall, Room 346.
UNL biologists including Heriberto Cerutti (left), Zhen Wang, Jean-Jack Riethoven and Chi Zhang have published a new study that lays bare several roots of how plants respond to drought.