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
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.
Deafening Sound explores our noisy, sometimes deafening world. It features interviews with hearing specialists as well as quirky profiles of musicians, technicians and young people hooked on extreme sound.
"Restless Prairie" features Nebraska's unique natural history. Hidden in Nebraska's landscape is a history that was carved by a series of natural disasters occurring over five billion years. Peeling back the layers of time, scientists are finding clues to our own future survival.