Latest University of Nevada Stories
Naturally occurring asbestos minerals may be more widespread than previously thought, with newly discovered sources now identified within the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
A 70-foot-long, 52-ton concrete bridge survived a series of earthquakes in the first multiple-shake-table experiment in the University of Nevada, Reno's new Earthquake Engineering Lab, the newest addition to the world-renowned earthquake/seismic engineering facility.
Through a new book, TEDx talk, and website, Dr. Cortney S. Warren’s message is captivating audiences around the world.
Experimental Protein Replacement Therapy for Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Type 1A (MDC1A) MILFORD, Mass. and RENO, Nev., Feb.
New regulatory approaches may be needed to assess environmental risks of agricultural growth promoters, and similar human pharmaceuticals, following research that shows a newly found reversion mechanism allows unexpected persistence of the steroidal substances in aquatic environments.
University of Nevada, Reno scientists lead decades-long Alaska studies
From the highest peak in the continental United States, Mt. Whitney at 14,000 feet in elevation, to the 10,000-foot-peaks near Lake Tahoe, scientific evidence from the University of Nevada, Reno shows the entire Sierra Nevada mountain range is rising at the relatively fast rate of 1 to 2 millimeters every year.
Interdisciplinary work yields new, easier, less destructive way to examine diets of ancient peoples by using dental calculus
Antibiotic commonly used in animal production passes from father to son in pseudoscorpions.
In a paper published today in Nature's open access journal Scientific Reports, researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno report that male pseudoscorpions treated with the antibiotic tetracycline suffer significantly reduced sperm viability and pass this toxic effect on to their untreated sons.
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