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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

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.
With major parts of the Affordable Care Act going into effect October 1st, the health care industry is in a state of flux. But while new requirements for health insurance have garnered much of the attention, they’re only one part of the changing landscape.

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