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For Clarke’s research, pictures are worth thousands of data points

October 15th, 2021

Welcome to “She’s a Scientist,” a video series launched to highlight the work of female researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Today, we’re showcasing Jennifer Clarke, director of the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative, and her plant research that uses millions of images to collect data on growth, resiliency and overall health. The research could help with higher crop yields, and better food security for the world.

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Summit to bring together food for health experts

October 5th, 2021

University of Nebraska researchers are joining forces with medical experts and food producers for a virtual agriculture and health summit, Oct. 11-13.

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Dr. Mannon to participate in UNL ag and health summit

October 4th, 2021

UNMC’s Peter Mannon, MD, will be moderating a panel at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s  Agriculture & Health Summit, which runs from Oct. 11-13.

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NFHC Member- Dr. Derrick Samuelson Spotlight Video

September 28th, 2021

We want you to get to know more about NFHC!  Stay tuned as we provide short videos of our PIs and students.  Get to know their lab, what they study, and how they complete their work.

Our faculty spotlight for September is Dr. Derrick Samuelson!

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Fermented Foods are Healthy & Flavorful

September 19th, 2021

Some foods are naturally fermented – which means they are broken down by yeast and bacteria – and that makes them good for our digestion. In this Healthy Living Bob Hutkins, who studies fermented foods at the Nebraska Food for Health Center, says they are not only good for you but FULL of flavor.

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Summer internship leads to scientific publication for high school student

September 17th, 2021

For some high school students, an ideal summer is one spent hanging out with friends.

For Ryleigh Grove, a North Star High School senior, conducting science research in a lab at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up.

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Gluten tag? Common restaurant practice transfers gluten to gluten-free pasta

August 27th, 2021

Welcome to Pocket Science: a glimpse at recent research from Husker scientists and engineers. For those who want to quickly learn the “What,” “So what” and “Now what” of Husker research.

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NFHC Member- Dr. Jacques Izard Spotlight Video

August 26th, 2021

We want you to get to know more about NFHC!  Stay tuned as we provide short videos of our PIs and students.  Get to know their lab, what they study, and how they complete their work.

Our faculty spotlight for August is Dr. Jacques Izard!

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Register for our free webinar – Food for health through the gut microbiome: How will we get there?

August 16th, 2021

A growing body of science supports the idea that gut microbes can be manipulated through diet for better health – both for healthy individuals and those with diagnosed conditions. But in a practical sense, how will we create these foods and make them accessible to individuals who will benefit?

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Artificial intelligence next step in the future of ag decision making

August 2nd, 2021

Three universities in the Corn Belt are part of an initiative that uses artificial intelligence to ramp up crop yields, create new seed varieties and allow producers to be more profitable.

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