Greater exposure to seasonal coronaviruses, specifically those responsible for common colds, could help explain why most of sub-Saharan Africa has endured less severe SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks than many other areas of the world, according to research led by Nebraska’s Charles Wood.
Second-year undergraduates interested in pursuing biomedical research as a career — and receiving more than $15,000 in support of that pursuit — have until Dec. 16 to apply for the INBRE scholarship program.
Eight Nebraska faculty presented five-minute talks via Zoom about their work during the Faculty Research and Creative Activity Slam, part of this week’s Nebraska Research Days activities. Rochelle Dalla and Andre Maciel tied for top honors.
Ogre-faced spiders may boast the largest eyes among arachnids, but hearing — even minus the “ear” — is their spidey-sense of choice for netting moths, mosquitoes and other fly-by-night prey, says a new study from Nebraska and Cornell University.