Midtown 2050 Corporation Formed to Accelerate Midtown Revitalization, Modernization A new development corporation – Midtown 2050 Corporation – has been formed to coordinate and accelerate the next phase of midtown
U.S. News & World Report evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide to come up with this year’s list of Best Hospitals. And once again, Nebraska Medicine – Nebraska Medical Center is the #1 rated hospital in the state of Nebraska. » Read more..
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IRS and Medicare Scams
BBB serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is warning consumers to be on the alert for phone scams involving con artists pretending to be Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents who try to gain access to your personal information. » Read more..
B-cycle completes first round of expansion
Heartland B-cycle has completed the first phase of their planned 20 station expansion adding 15 stations to the metro area, becoming the 2nd operating multi-state bike sharing system in the United States.
Stations were installed in both Council Bluffs and Omaha in November. Despite the frigid weather several new stations saw users taking trips much to the delight of many long time funders and supporters including the National Park Service. » Read more..
One of 50 U.S. centers participating in NOBLE Study
The University of Nebraska Medical Center is participating in a new, national, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) clinical research study evaluating the potential benefits of an investigational medicine when taken by people with mild-to-moderate AD who are already being treated with donepezil (Aricept). » Read more..
For more than 10 years, inventors at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have spent countless hours building, testing, perfecting and patenting miniature surgical robots.
The robots were developed for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with the hope that flight surgeons can one day perform emergency surgery in space.
The next step called for testing the mini-robots in a simulated space environment. » Read more..