Local researcher examines relationship between pesticides and bee behaviors

September 3rd, 2015

By Ben Bohall

Erin Ingram is an entomologist with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Recently, her and a team of fellow researchers set out to determine if there’s a link between pesticides associated with orchards across the United States and Midwest and the behaviors of honey bees

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456th Bombing Squadron Flys Off Into Wild Blue Yonder

August 20th, 2015

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – The 456th Bombardment Group was created in June 1943 for combat operations over Europe during World War II. 72 years later, only a handful of its former servicemen remain. Recently, the group celebrated its 47th, and final reunion in Omaha.

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These Horses Help Students Learn

July 2nd, 2015

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – 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.

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Ongoing research highlights disparities in breast cancer

April 20th, 2015

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – African American women in Nebraska experience a significantly higher rate of cancer diagnoses and deaths compared to whites according to the Nebraska Cancer Registry.

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Young Transgender Nebraskans Face Challenges

March 4th, 2015

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – Nebraska’s population is becoming more diverse- and a large part of that diversity includes the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender; or LGBT community. NET News’ Ben Bohall looks at some of the experiences of young, Transgender adults in this report.

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Big Bang Machine: International Science Advances Include Nebraska Element

January 14th, 2015

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – Two years ago, scientists at the giant atom smashing facility at CERN announced the discovery of a subatomic particle that had long been considered the holy grail of particle physicists. Their story and the Large Hadron Collider they used are now the subject of the NOVA documentary: “Big Bang Machine.”

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