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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.

Science | Nebraska

Jinsong Huang is a scientist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and he's developed a way to make organic transistors. The breakthrough could lead to environmentally friendly electronics.
The Environmental Protection Agency says electronic waste is the fastest-growing component of the waste stream. Electronics often contain hazardous materials which could pose health risks if they leach into groundwater.
The swift fox is an endangered species in Nebraska, but little is known about them.  The first thing researchers are trying to learn is where exactly these Nebraska natives call home.
Cleveland, like many cities, has a fleet of old, drafty buildings.

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