UNL researchers (from left) Christos Argyropoulos, Stephen Morin and Jay Taylor have crafted surfaces that can instantly transform from a matte appearance to a mirror-like sheen, making them prime candidates for use in soft visual displays, mechanical stress sensing, artistic experimentation and more.
The spring SciPop Talks! series will begin with "Brave New Matter for a Brave New World: Shapeshifting and Invisibility" at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 in the Adele Hall Learning Commons.
A farewell reception for Susan Poser and Stephen DiMagno will be 4 to 6 p.m. at the Van Brunt Visitors Center.
More than 100 attendees joined UNL’s Department of Chemistry for the Dec. 10 unveiling of a newly refurbished Hamilton Hall space dedicated to advancing research in an ever-important cornerstone of modern chemistry.
A new UNL study shows how an enzyme that sparks bioluminescent fireworks in deep-sea shrimp can be used to monitor a cellular indicator of human diseases -- including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Type 2 diabetes.
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 chemist David Hage and his advisee, Xiwei "Emmi" Zheng, have received recognition for advancing techniques that help examine protein-drug interactions in the body.
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.
More than 120 Nebraska high school juniors, seniors, their parents and teachers will gather at UNL on Oct. 3 for the 15th annual Chemistry Day.
It’s a counterintuitive finding that has puzzled researchers: Why do bigger atoms sometimes fare better at passing through the smallest of channels? UNL researchers have co-authored a new study that helps reveal the chemistry behind the mystery, offering answers that may inform efforts to purify water and transport pharmaceutical drugs.