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Met Opera broadcast of 'Ernani’ is Feb 25, 26

Marcello Giodani in "Ernani"The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center will host a live broadcast of Verdi's "Ernani" at noon, Feb. 25. An encore performance is at 1 p.m., Feb. 26. The performance is part of "The Met: Live in HD" series of live broadcasts from New York City's Metropolitan Opera House. Continue reading…

A research project led in part by UNL's Ross Secord used the geochemical composition of fossil mammal teeth to document the shrinkage of a miniature horse 65-million years ago.
A research project led in part by UNL's Ross Secord used the geochemical composition of fossil mammal teeth to document the shrinkage of a miniature horse 65-million years ago.

Secord's 'Science' article examines link to temperature, body size

Research led in part by Ross Secord demonstrates how warming temperatures some 56 million year ago caused the horse species Sifrhippus to shrink. The study, published today in the journal Science, offers clues to what might happen to animals in the near future from global warming. Continue reading…

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