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Fungi expert helps craft beer project

A fungi expert at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has helped define the funk behind Nebraska's first all-homegrown craft beer.

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Nebraska's Heather Hallen-Adams holds a beaker of the yeast she helped identify for Lincoln's Boiler Brewing Company. The yeast was used to brew Nebraska Native, an American wild ale and the first commercially available craft beer made only from Nebraska ingredients.

3M joins Alliance for Advanced Food Sanitation

Materials science company 3M has joined the Alliance for Advanced Food Sanitation, launched last year by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The partnership stemmed from a research collaboration between 3M and the university's Food Processing Center.

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Nebraska Food for Health Center to unite strengths in agriculture, medicine

The Nebraska Food for Health Center, a more than $40 million initiative to improve the lives of people around the world, was launched today at the University of Nebraska.

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 Directed by Andrew Benson (pictured), the Nebraska Food for Health Center will bring together strengths in agriculture and medicine from throughout the university system, and will help develop hybrid crops and foods to improve the quality of life of those affected by critical diseases.

Study in contrasts: System advances analysis of corn

The prospect of a higher-yielding Corn Belt could rest – or advance – on a conveyer belt monitored by cameras that boast superhuman sight, according to new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Faculty startup locates at Nebraska Innovation Campus

Nebraska Innovation Campus has announced a new partner. Dan Duncan, NIC’s executive director, said today that Epicrop Technologies has moved into space on campus.

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New center at NIC strives for children’s health solutions

Nebraska Innovation Campus has announced a new partner. Dan Duncan, NIC’s executive director, said today that the Children’s Center for the Child & Community has moved into space on campus.

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Innovation Campus establishes art gallery space

Art exhibitions and dedicated gallery space are helping enhance creative energies at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

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 "Impetus," a new exhibition at Nebraska Innovation Campus, showcases artworks by UNL students. Designs in the exhibition examine water, food and fuel (three areas of focus in NIC partnerships) in the changing environment.

Food Processing Center to host workshop for craft brewers

A new workshop offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Food Processing Center will focus on the science of beer production. "The Science Behind the Craft," a workshop for craft brewers, will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 25 at Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2021 Transformation Drive.

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Report: NIC heating, cooling system to cut environmental impact in half

By using wastewater to heat and cool its buildings, Nebraska Innovation Campus will give off only about half as much greenhouse gas as comparable commercial buildings, a new study has found.

The findings demonstrate NIC’s emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility, said Dan Duncan, the campus’ executive director.

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 The Centralized Renewable Energy System, or CRES, at Nebraska Innovation Campus is expected to practically eliminate the need for natural gas for winter heating and will reduce electricity consumption for summer cooling by 25 percent.

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