Husker biochemist Ed Cahoon and colleagues are researching vegetable oils with the potential to become environmentally friendly bioproducts.
Students recently selected two works of art by Mel Chin to be added to the collection of Sheldon Museum of Art. On March 24, the artist will join students and faculty in presenting a cross-disciplinary conversation about the works and green remediation.
Researchers have overlooked especially minuscule gene fragments that are critical to the assembly of cellular machinery and could help better trace the evolutionary history of plants, says a new study.
A Husker research team has been awarded a $742,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to establish the Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates program.
A Husker-led team has taken a big step toward identifying the biochemical and genetic basis for the large differences in the ability of corn and sorghum to tolerate environmental extremes.
Nebraska’s James Schnable and colleagues have introduced a promising system for measuring a critical factor in photosynthesis and a telltale of water deprivation: leaf angles.
Faculty Ed Cahoon, Jody Koenig Kellas and Walter Stroup are among winners of the University of Nebraska system’s most prestigious awards for research, creative activity, teaching and engagement.The honors were announced Feb. 28.
Fascination of Plants Day, hosted by the Center for Plant Science Innovation and Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, will be 2 to 5 p.m. May 18 in Maxwell Arboretum.