Wednesday, April 25, 2012

North Platte Researchers Seek to Decrease Chemical Drift


(NET Radio) -  For many in Nebraska, wind is merely an occasional nuisance. But for farmers, it can have an impact on their livelihood.

Wind can dry out crops or erode topsoil, and it can also interfere with the chemicals of farming.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Nebraska Science Olympiad Tests High School Students' Mental, Not Physical, Skills


(NET Radio) - Class is over at North Star High School in Lincoln, Nebraska - and Olympic contenders are filing into Room 209.

But these would-be Olympians aren't athletes.

"Did you get the lasers?" asks science teacher James Blake.