Research Highlights

Research Highlights
Research Highlights

Nebraska leads $11M study to develop radiation exposure drugs

David Berkowitz, professor of chemistry, is helping lead a University of Nebraska research project aimed at developing drug therapies to protect soldiers from the effects of radiation exposure. The project, which is aligned with the university’s National Strategic Research Institute, recently received federal funding worth up to nearly $11 million.
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Morin Painting Circuits

Technique expands circuitry to curved, textured surfaces

With the help of some microscopic canals, squishy materials and chemistry, Nebraska’s Stephen Morin's new research is throwing a curve into the normally flat landscape of circuitry.
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Sinitskii, colleagues, to research 2-D nanomaterials known as MXenes

Prof. Alexander Sinitskii and colleagues demonstrated a better method for synthesizing flakes of the MXene material titanium carbide, substantially boosting its electrical conductivity in the process.
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Zeng’s clean-energy catalyst research could accelerate production of low cost renewable hydrogen fuel

New research led by Nebraska’s Xiao Cheng Zeng and colleagues could steer the design of less costly, more efficient catalysts geared toward revving up the production of hydrogen as a renewable fuel.
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