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What If...Innovator Insights
Innovator Insights
What drives Nebraska’s innovators, big thinkers, risk takers? We explore this in the “What If…” project component, designed for a high school/college age target audience, called “Innovator Insights.”
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››
It's totally part of the game to get down and dirty in the annual soil judging contest. Watch agronomy students from regional colleges jump at the chance to identify, evaluate, classify and describe soil profiles. http://... more››
Scientists at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium discuss their conservation efforts.

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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
As President Donald Trump continues to fill political appointments, his nomination for the top science job at the U.S. Department of Agriculture is raising unique concerns. He has been a talk show host and taught economics, but he’s not a scientist.

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