From fossil fuels to renewables, the race is on to find better ways to manage and maximize our energy sources.
Explore efforts to rebuild oyster reefs, battle algae blooms, and restore salmon to a dammed river in this television episode.
Are the benefits of genetically engineered foods worth the risks? This half-hour QUEST Northern California special explores the pros and cons of genetically engineered crops, and what the future holds for research and regulations.
Go behind the scenes with the scientists working to keep Lake Tahoe pristine and protect it for generations to come.
Science | Nebraska
At the amazing cost of $20 per eye, Dr. Michael Feilmeier performs surgery that restores sight to poor Haitians.
When your classroom is a river and the water dries up, what can you teach? This year the Summer Orientation About Rivers used the worst drought in 50 years as a teachable moment.
This episode includes stories about hidden waters of the Sandhills, a methane digester that converts hog waste into electricity, how UNL helps researchers in California and New Mexico turn algae into fuel, and attempts to save endangered Tiger Beetles.
An NET Public Media presentation. Geothermal energy is gaining the attention of many people across the U.S. as a way to solve the energy crisis facing our country. This program explains how the technology works and gives homeowners a view into the installation process.
The world's largest train yard operates in Nebraska. It sorts 3,000 rail cars each day, some of them weighing 25,000 tons. Its secret weapon? Gravity. Learn about the math and science of Bailey Yard.