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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?
QUEST:  America's Energy Future
From fossil fuels to renewables, the race is on to find better ways to manage and maximize our energy sources.
QUEST:  Restoring America's Waters
Explore efforts to rebuild oyster reefs, battle algae blooms, and restore salmon to a dammed river in this television episode.
QUEST: Next Meal - Engineering Food
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.
Discover innovative approaches for producing and maximizing our food resources. Explore how a Milwaukee farmer feeds a growing urban population, discover strategies for reducing food waste in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond... more››

Science | Nebraska

This short program covers how video and other instructional technologies can connect integrated math and science curriculum.
An attention-getting collection of hi-tech equipment and world-class scientists descended on O'Neill, Nebraska, 50 years ago. Their mission? Study air movement near the ground. The results of their research are still relevant today.
Nebraska's Sandhills is the largest area of sand dunes in the Western hemisphere. "Statewide" works with Prof. Paul Johnsgard to examine the past, future and mystique of this unique landform.
Nebraska's Sandhills is the largest area of sand dunes in the Western hemisphere. "Statewide" examines the past, future and mystique of this unique landform.
Learn about Nebraska's wetlands and the important values they provide. Explore the wide diversity of wetlands and wetland wildlife across Nebraska. Discover how wetlands play a variety of roles in the lives of Nebraskans.

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