Posts Tagged ‘ American Reinvestment and Recovery Act ’

Grant helps Black get the molecular skinny on fats

Jan 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Issue, January 14, 2010, Research

$640K from NIH may lead to better disease treatments It’s widely understood that eating a diet high in saturated fats increases the risk for a long list of chronic and deadly diseases, including diabetes and coronary heart disease. Understanding how this works at a molecular level, however, is much more complicated. Paul Black, professor and […]

Understanding homelessness among women

Dec 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, December 10, 2009, Issue

Federal funds fuel Whitbeck’s project Women make up nearly one-third of the homeless population in the United States. Yet little is known about how they become homeless or how they live. UNL sociologist Les Whitbeck hopes his new research project surveying the lives of homeless women will lead to better understanding and to programs that […]