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Jul242014 Groundwater deficit out west

A map by Chris Poulsen of the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, using data from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and the GRACE science team, shows the relative amount of water stored in underground aquifers in the continental United States.

io9: New map shows drought's effect on groundwater

A new map, created by the U.S. Drought Monitor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and NASA's Earth Observatory, shows just how parched water supplies are becoming, particularly in the southwest U.S.

WKCT radio (Bowling Green, Ky.): High tech equipment can benefit small farms

Dr. Joe Luck, a biological sciences engineer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, says smaller acreages can benefit from high-tech precision equipment. Previously, it was thought a farm needed to be at least 1,000 acres to make such equipment cost-effective. That may be changing as functionality improves for smaller farms. Luck was interviewed in advance of a farm workshop in Kentucky.

KGVO Radio (Montana): UNL study shows feed additive does not harm cattle

Concerns about animal health led Merck to remove its feed additive Zillmax from the market last year. The additive, which results in "improved feed conversion and more beef from each animal harvested" was studied by scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. They concluded that the additive did not harm cattle.

FOX Radio: John Hibbing on The Alan Colmes Show

University of Nebraska-Lincoln political science John Hibbing discusses his recent article in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, which found physiological differences between conservatives and liberals. "There are real differences between conservatives and liberals," he says.

USA Today: Many kids don't have a realistic take on their weight

A National Center for Health Statistics report says about a third of pre-teens and more than a fourth of teenagers misperceive their weight, with some obese and overweight youth underestimating their weight and some healthy youth thinking they were too thin or too fat. Timothy Nelson, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was among the experts interviewed about the findings. The story appeared in multiple outlets nationwide.

Smithsonian Channel: Aerial America -- Nebraska

The Smithsonian Channel's Aerial America program features the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as part of its Aerial America program featuring Nebraska.

Editor and Nebraska J-students go digital from day one

From their first day on campus, journalism students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln use digital techniques to gather and report news.

Yahoo Finance: UNL computer science, engineering listed among "Great Value Colleges"

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is included in a list of 50 colleges that provide great value with engineering and computer science degrees.

CNN: Why you can't stop watching Netflix

CNN Entertainment reporter Todd Leopold takes a look at the secrets of Netflix' success, with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Film Studies professor Wheeler Winston Dixon among the experts he consults. Though Netflix has rearranged the home viewing universe, Dixon doubts it will soon change the movie business. "The main thing (movie) studios have to do is to get people off the couch and into the theaters, and the thing that's going to do that is a huge blockbuster spectacle," he said.


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