The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t permit the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. But... more››
North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is making headlines protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline. But oil development is playing out differently for another of the... more››
Nalini Nadkarni is a canopy biologist and professor of biology at the University of Utah. Her work also includes outreach projects with prisoners, dancers, poets, and different... more››
University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociologist Lisa Kort-Butler and a team of researchers recently made a presentation to the American Society of Criminology pointing to what they... more››
A group known as Defy Ventures believes some prison inmates have skills to create legal businesses of their own once they get out of jail. Two groups of inmates locked up in... more››
Americans waste a staggering amount of food. Instead of letting it rot and wreck the environment, some entrepreneurs want to put it to work feeding insects, and see the potential... more››
Twenty years ago, a farmer in western Nebraska came upon the bones of a prehistoric elephant in his gravel pit. Learn how that discovery fits in to Nebraska’s rich... more››
Move over turkey. Step aside stuffing. Green Bean Casserole, an iconic Thanksgiving dish, turns 60 years old this year and it’s as popular as ever. Love it or loathe it, the... more››
Millions of women and children are victims of sex trafficking in India, according to U.S. state department estimates. Here is the story of one business that’s trying to help some... more››
There’s been bad news about Nebraska’s state budget recently. With low farm prices weakening tax receipts, the state is projected to face a $900 million budget shortfall over the... more››
If you’re looking for some good legal advice, you may have to look a little harder if you live in the country.  Attorneys are getting harder to come by in rural areas, but... more››
As another harvest season wraps up, Midwest farmers are once again facing low commodity prices amid enormous supplies of corn, soybeans and other crops. Agronomists can give... more››