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Innovation and Creativity in Nebraska

Good ideas often start with a simple question. "What if?" Nebraskans answer with innovation and creativity. We tell their...

Paleo Sleuths

In NET’s new documentary Paleo Sleuths, paleontologists unearth fossils showing how America’s wildlife evolved as climate...

Growing Old Gambling

Baby Boomers are more at-risk of becoming caught in the grip of out-of-control gambling as revealed in this new NET special...

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Innovation and Creativity in Nebraska
Good ideas often start with a simple question. "What if?" Nebraskans answer with innovation and creativity. We tell their stories in our new NET Television series, "What If..."
December, 2018
As a result of light pollution, nearly 80% of Americans cannot see the Milky Way from their homes at night. In this 360-video, join a group of people who travel to the Sand Hills to reconnect with nature's nocturnal majesty.
After Ebola
Nebraska And The Next Pandemic
The personal stories of medical professionals in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit and lessons learned from the Ebola crisis.
A group of scientists are experimenting with drones to see if this developing technology can be used to combat wildfires and save lives. Follow along on their first “real-world” scenario as they perform a prescribed burn at... more››
A group of UNL students compete for bragging rights in diagnosing dirt… or the science of soil. In just under an hour, the students must analyze the content and quality of soil in a particular area. Our cameras capture these... more››
Scientists at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium discuss their conservation efforts.

Science | Nebraska

Flooding in Nebraska from a bomb cyclone began four and a half months ago. Much of the water receded in the first week, but areas of southeast Nebraska are still under water.
New research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows military service could have a significant impact on whether women end up in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. The study is called "Collaborative Research: Soldiers to Citizens... to Scientists?
Agriculture is changing, and so is the meaning of an agriculture degree. Growing and harvesting food is still a decent chunk of the industry, but there are seemingly infinite ag careers in fields like food processing, sales and technology.
A researcher at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is part of a team that has discovered two new fatty acids in a plant native to China.
Scientific research could deliver transformative technologies to the food system over the next decade, according to a new report from

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