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With the FAA's announcement of new regulations that don't require special permission to fly drones commercial, more commercial drone operators are expected to enter the market. Matt Waite, a journalism professor of practice at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and founder of UNL's drone journalism laboratory, says that drone delivery services still remain uncertain, because drones still can't be flown at night, over people or outside the operator's line of sight.
The Laser Institute of America has announced the selection of Yongfeng Lu, a University of Nebraska engineering professor, as the winner of its annual Arthur L. Schawlow Award in recognition of his longstanding record of laser industry innovation and his contributions to laser science and electrical engineering. Originating with a PRWeb news release, the announcement appeared on many news sites nation wide.
Capsule sensors that can wirelessly communicate data from within the body are getting smarter. Researchers form the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras are working on an ingestible capsule that will stay put in the body long enough to take readings of calorie intake, diagnose diseases, and deliver drugs.
Ben Terry, an assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, explains his research to provide oxygen to people whose lungs don't function. Instead of using a ventilator, oxygen-filled micro bubbles could be inserted into the body.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Northwestern University and the University of Oregon are partnering to launch the LGBT SportSafe Inclusion Programming. Former Husker player Eric Lueshen is co-founder and managing director of the initiative.
"Retaking the Field," a report by 13 research institutions that formed a coalition to boost federal funding for agricultural research, looks at the importance of agriculture and related industries to the U.S. economy. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is one of the institution that have joined the SoAR Foundation coalition.
A professor who helped a brain-injured student, a cow that brings anatomy to life, a student who discovered a previously unknown species from the past, a teaching comic book and a physicist who works on the Large Hadron Collider were among the best Nebraska stories covered by BTN Live Big feature in 2015-16.
At war or in high altitudes, soldiers often suffer breathing problems that can kill them. University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have embarked on a novel initiative to develop a therapeutic device that establishes an artificial lung in the abdomen.
KJZZ, a National Public Radio station in Arizona, interviews drone expert Matt Waite, a journalism professor from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, about new FAA rules for unmanned aerial devices, commonly called drones. Waite also was interviewed on KCBS-AM radio in San Francisco.
James Garza, associate professor of history and ethnic studies at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, talks about the history of Mexican immigration to Nebraska. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this month on President Obama's executive actions on immigration.
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