Farmers count on chemical herbicides to keep their fields weed-free. But exposure to weed-killing chemicals could come at a cost. Scientists recently looked at two of the most... more››
Law enforcement agencies across Nebraska have quietly begun a major change in how eyewitness evidence is collected and utilized in criminal cases. New voluntary guidelines... more››
Is there a link between what kids watch on TV and the type of person they'll grow up to be? NET News’ Ben Bohall talks with a former University of Nebraska-Lincoln and current... more››
Many of the more than 3 million migrant farm workers who plant and pick the fruits and vegetables we eat live on the farms they work for. But the rules governing farmworker... more››
The senior judge in Nebraska’s U.S. District Court “pulled the plug” on his controversial legal blog after the district’s chief judge informed him courthouse employees considered... more››
The power grid is the country’s largest machine. But it’s starting to show its age. The infrastructure is dated and challenged by increasing power needs, new modes of power... more››
Bees and other pollinators need lots of flowers and grasses to thrive. But across the Midwest, their native habitat is shrinking. That has left many bees without food and without... more››
Colorado’s mountain streams are premier trout fishing destinations. But anglers aren’t likely to reel in a greenback cutthroat trout. That’s because until a few years ago,... more››
There’s an aspect of Nebraska’s population that’s growing quickly, and who this is will surprise you. It’s revealed in new U.S. Census Bureau information concerning the state’s... more››
Heavy rains battered the Midwest this spring, flooding fields and crops. But big storms this year are not just bad luck. As the climate warms the growing season will lengthen,... more››
Space for camping on the beaches of Nebraska’s Lake McConaughy will be at a premium over the July 4th weekend, raising concerns about crowding and sharing close quarters with... more››
How can animals help us learn? A small central Nebraska ranch where students are finding the answer first-hand at one small central Nebraska ranch.  At Brave Hearts Equine... more››