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  • SciFest

2018 Nebraska Science Festival Registration Opens Oct. 25

Registration for the 2018 Nebraska Science Festival, scheduled for April 19-28, opens October 25. The sixth annual event will feature student expos and a variety of science and technology-related activities ...

By |October 24th, 2017|Tags: , |
  • fetal tissue research

Fetal tissue research is essential for scientific discovery and improving human health

Decades after the U.S. Congress repeatedly reaffirmed its support for publicly funded fetal tissue research, investigators find themselves facing efforts by this same body to prevent this kind of research.

By |October 19th, 2017|Tags: , |
  • Paul Davis

October 24 Science Cafe will discuss parasites

Paul Davis, Ph.D., an associate professor of biology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will discuss parasites that infect cats, rats and humans at the next Omaha Science Café ...

By |October 19th, 2017|Tags: , , |
  • Matt Serwe

Nebraska weather topic of Sept. 26 Omaha Science Cafe

KETV Ch. 7 morning meteorologist Matt Serwe will lead a discussion on Nebraska weather at the next Omaha Science Café at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 at the Slowdown.

By |September 18th, 2017|

FDA cracks down on stem-cell clinics, including one using smallpox vaccine in cancer patients

The Food and Drug Administration announced a crackdown on stem-cell clinics offering unproven and potentially dangerous treatments.

By |August 28th, 2017|
  • Iqbal Ahmad, Ph.D.

Glaucoma breakthrough by UNMC research team published in journal Stem Cells

A University of Nebraska Medical Center researcher has discovered that a common form of glaucoma that strikes adults may have early origin.

By |August 28th, 2017|Tags: , |
  • Dr. Harold Maurer

At 80, former UNMC chancellor is back to work as part-time pediatrician

Dr. Harold Maurer spent 15 years as chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, retired three years ago, then returned to work as a part-time pediatrician.

By |August 26th, 2017|
  • Editing DNA in human embryos

Take a Look Inside the Lab Where Scientists are Editing DNA in Human Embryos

This summer, scientists, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, at Oregon Health & Science University corrected a mutation that causes a potentially fatal heart condition.

By |August 23rd, 2017|Tags: |
  • Holland Future Scientist Award

Ten undergraduate students awarded Holland Future Scientist prizes

The 2017 Richard Holland Future Scientist Award was recently awarded to 10 undergraduate students from five Nebraska colleges and universities.

  • Ellen Duysen

Nebraska agriculture is the topic of August 15 Science Cafe

Nebraska agriculture is the next Science Cafe topic that will be led by Ellen Duysen, coordinator and outreach specialist for the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health at ...

By |August 7th, 2017|Tags: |

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