Political Tolerance Drawn At Generational, Not Class Lines

Education and income still influence political tolerance, but UNL Sociologist Philip Schwadel says their latest study shows that political tolerance has begun falling along generational lines. Professor Schwadel says that younger generations are maturing in a culture of greater tolerance…including what they are seeing on tv and social media. Professor Schwadel says that a lot…read more »

FDA Considers Gene Therapy for Blindness

Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will meet Thursday to consider whether to recommend approval of a gene therapy aimed at improving vision for some people with hereditary blindness. It would be the first gene therapy in the U.S. for an inherited disease, and the first in which a corrective gene is given…read more »

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Huskers begin week of Buckeyes prep

By Tommy Rezac Nebraska opens as a 24-point underdog against No. 8 Ohio State this Saturday, which according to sources, is the largest spread against the Huskers in a home game since 1957. Nebraska hasn't been this big of an underdog at home in 60 years — 1957 Oklahoma. (That's according to my source, @JeffieHusker)https://t.co/14asi3tA9M…read more »

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Badgers run free, put away Huskers in second half

By Tommy Rezac LINCOLN – Watching a Wisconsin running back pound a Nebraska defense for over 200 yards has become a familiar sight to Husker fans in recent years, and they had to witness it again Saturday night. True freshman running back Jonathan Taylor and the No. 9 Wisconsin Badgers (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) ran…read more »