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Production Process Changes Make Faster Thin-Film Organic Transistors
2014-01-09 09:23:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research teams from a pair of US universities have joined forces to develop the world’s fastest thin-film organic transistors, demonstrating that this type of experimental semiconductor technology could become the foundation for low-cost high-resolution television screens and similar electronic devices. The developers, who hail from the Stanford School of Engineering and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), explained in...

2013-04-15 23:00:24

Following an article published by the Daily Nebraskan regarding a professor´s plan to build an organic farm, Colle Farmers Market commends the professor and students for fighting to establish this organic farm and support the local vegetables market. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 On April 15, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for promoting local vegetables, responds to an article published by the Daily Nebraskan, which discusses how a professor and his former students developed a...

2013-04-15 16:27:12

LINCOLN, Neb., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Past scholarship recipients are reaping rewards as UNL opens the window for new scholarship applicants to win $900 that can be applied toward the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Online Food Processing Management Certificate program. The online program is based on UNL's work with nearly 3,000 food processors around the world over the past three decades. The course teaches what the professionals at UNL believe managers and supervisors...

Special-Ed Students More Likely To Be Bullied And Be Bullies
2012-07-03 08:06:52

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Go Big. Big Ideas. Big Potential. Big Impact. This is the philosophy of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL). And scientists from UNL have done just that with their research findings, delving into the intricate layers of the bully debate that has captivated the country. They recently found that students who have services based on special-education needs for behavioral problems, as well as those who have obvious disabilities,...

2012-01-05 12:53:48

New study brings to light physiological, cognitive differences of political left and right From cable TV news pundits to red-meat speeches in Iowa and New Hampshire, our nation's deep political stereotypes are on full display: Conservatives paint self-indulgent liberals as insufferably absent on urgent national issues, while liberals say fear-mongering conservatives are fixated on exaggerated dangers to the country. A new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests there are...

2011-04-13 08:40:00

CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 4-H National Headquarters and National 4-H Council are pleased to announce the 2011 National Science Experiment, Wired for Wind, which will introduce young people to the possibilities of using wind as a clean, widely available, and low-cost source of renewable energy. This exciting annual youth science event brings together youth from all around the nation to complete a single, innovative experiment on 4-H National Youth Science...

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2011-02-08 09:35:00

Study examines relationship of crime dramas, real-life documentaries with viewers' feelings on crime What's your favorite prime-time crime show? Do you enjoy the fictional world of "CSI" or "Law & Order," or do you find real-life tales like "The First 48" or "Dateline" more engrossing? Your answers to those questions may say a lot about your fears and attitudes about crime, a new study finds. Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln surveyed hundreds of adults about how often...

2010-12-14 08:24:13

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It goes without saying that conservatives and liberals don't see the world in the same way.  Now, research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests that is exactly, and quite literally, the case. In a new study, UNL researchers measured both liberals' and conservatives' reaction to "gaze cues" "“ a person's tendency to shift attention in a direction consistent with another person's eye movements, even if it's irrelevant to their current task "“...

2010-12-09 14:35:37

Liberals focus their attention on 'gaze cues' much differently than do conservatives, study finds It goes without saying that conservatives and liberals don't see the world in the same way. Now, research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests that is exactly, and quite literally, the case. In a new study, UNL researchers measured both liberals' and conservatives' reaction to "gaze cues" "“ a person's tendency to shift attention in a direction consistent with another person's...

2010-11-29 14:38:51

Women who publicly confront instances of sexism in the workplace tend to feel more capable and competent in their jobs and about themselves in general, a new study shows. The research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln examined how both men and women perceive, react to and relate to everyday episodes of workplace prejudice, and found that women who challenge sexist behavior experience psychological benefits such as self-esteem, empowerment and competence. "Most everyday instances of...