Discover how a University of Nebraska-Lincoln textile scientist is transforming corn husks into fibers for clothing. Could husk fibers rival cotton as a mainstay for textiles in the future?
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.
Science | Nebraska
Much of the water that flows through Nebraska originates high up in the Rocky Mountains. Each winter, as snow accumulates there, hydrologists calculate how much water that melts from it will end up downstream.
Every spring, millions of birds migrate through the Platte River in central Nebraska on their way north. They’ve been doing it for thousands of years.
The United States has a long history of making and storing military weapons around the country. Some of those sites became contaminated, requiring lengthy and expensive environmental cleanups.
Hot-button food issues like the use of genetically modified organisms pit large industries against smaller activist groups. Both sides say science supports their positions. That leaves it up to consumers to wade through the competing claims.
A look at how S.T.E.M. education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is helping to make learning more relevant to it's students.