Combining their talents for science and media, two University of Nebraska-Lincoln biology students created a fun, informative music video that establishes just what an amblypygid really is, and why you should be interested. Matt Wilkins, a third-year post-doctoral student, and Tyler Corey, a graduate student studying for a Ph.D, used music, film and research to creatively educate viewers on an ancient arachnid that is not, in fact, a spider.
Visitors can learn about shark adaptations, how animals survive in a particular habitat and more at the “Naturally Selected”-themed Sunday with a Scientist at Morrill Hall.
The program, for children and families, is 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the University of Nebraska State Museum, 14th and Vine streets.
Pose with the plesiosaur and mingle with the mammoths in Morrill Hall for free on Thursday nights throughout February. The University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall will offer visitors free admission from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23.
A team of Nebraska biologists has discovered an important component plants need to make microRNAs, tiny molecules critical in regulating gene expression.
The University of Nebraska State Museum and the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences will host Dinosaurs and Disasters from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Morrill Hall.