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Ensuring new students return for their second year is one of the keys to helping the University of Nebraska-Lincoln hit its enrollment goal. The school announced last week that its enrollment had passed 25,000 for the first time since 1982.
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Researchers from Purdue University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have discovered a soybean gene whose mutation affects plant stem growth, a finding that could lead to the development of improved soybean cultivars for the northern United States. Purdue agronomy professor Jianxin Ma and collaborators identified a gene known as Dt2, which causes semideterminacy in soybean plants.
The date of a producer's last harvest of alfalfa affects its winter survival and next spring's vigor, says Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension forage specialist. "Your last harvest can occur anytime before winterizing begins or after the winterizing period is over with little worry about affecting stand life," he says.
A group of scientists are currently working on the development of an "electronic skin" that has the capacity to detect - or "feel" - and produce images of small lumps in breast tissue that the practiced fingers of a clinician could miss. Breast self-examination plays an important role in the early detection of cancer.
The trial for a Texas cancer researcher accused of poisoning her jilted lover's coffee with a colorless and odorless chemical found in antifreeze begins Mon... LINCOLN, Neb. _ High school and transfer students are invited to a University of Nebraska-Lincoln event that will showcase the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natura... - Activists say they hope for "a world safe from the ravages of climate change," as they plan a New York City march to draw attention to changing global weather patterns, two days before a United Nation summit meets to discuss the issue.
This Aug. 26, 1958, Tribune file photo shows participants at the 4-H beef sale at the Adams County Fairgrounds with the livestock barns in the background.
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Saint Louis University celebrated its entrance back into U.S. News and World Report's ranking of the top 100 national universities. The news magazine released its 2015 rankings on Tuesday, Sept.
Just three days before Senate candidates square off at North Platte High School Sunday, non-partisan candidate Jim Jenkins called on Republican Senate nominee Ben Sasse to agree to more campaign debates. Jenkins said several groups around the state have invited all four Senate candidates to debates or forums.
This report is made possible by the Heartland Project, an initiative to broaden news coverage of Nebraska's communities of color, as well as gay, lesbian and transgender issues. The project is funded by the Ford Foundation and is a collaboration among the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, the Asian American Journalists Association and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.
A Lincoln man who pleaded no contest to stealing a Nebraska volleyball coach's championship rings has been sentenced to 18 months to 3 years in prison. Dallas Jordan,, 29-years-old, was sentenced Tuesday.
For detecting cancer, manual breast exams seem low-tech compared to other methods such as MRI. But scientists are now developing an "electronic skin" that "feels" and images small lumps that fingers can miss.
As students' age they are verbally and physically bullied less but cyberbullied more, non-native English speakers are not bullied more often than native English speakers and bullying increases as students' transition from elementary to middle school. Those are among the findings of a wide-ranging paper, "Examination of the Change in Latent Statuses in Bullying Behaviors Across Time," recently published in the journal School Psychology Quarterly .
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