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2010-09-25 00:28:38

Like the little engine that could, the University of Nevada, Reno experiment to transform wastewater sludge to electrical power is chugging along, dwarfed by the million-gallon tanks, pipes and pumps at the Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility where, ultimately, the plant’s electrical power could be supplied on-site by the process University researchers are developing.

2010-08-26 13:50:52

There is still much that is unknown about autism spectrum disorders, but a University of Nevada, Reno psychologist has added to the body of knowledge that researchers around the world are compiling to try to demystify, prevent and treat the mysterious condition.

2010-06-29 18:16:27

With the effectiveness of school vouchers a hot topic of debate, researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chile have completed a lengthy study on the effects of Chile's school reforms in 1981.

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2010-06-23 07:33:59

Work to augment efforts to clean and protect lake and drinking water from harmful algae blooms.

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2010-06-17 08:06:51

Third experiment in University of Nevada, Reno series uses innovative materials and construction.

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2010-05-31 07:26:59

VI Fit, a project at the University of Nevada, Reno, helps children who are blind become more physically active and healthy through video games.

2010-03-29 17:45:00

Plasma spectroscopy course popular with scientists RENO, Nev., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists and students in the highly specialized world of plasma physics virtually attend the University of Nevada, Reno from around the world to learn the latest in plasma spectroscopy from Roberto Mancini, professor and chair of the physics department, through an interactive, real-time, web-based classroom.

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2010-01-06 10:38:31

Renewable energy methods hold hope for terminus lake water quality worldwide.

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2009-12-07 08:18:14

Graham Kent, Nevada Seismological Laboratory director at the University of Nevada, Reno is leading the installation, testing and maintenance of a novel way to monitor forests fires and other environmental data with the prototype of a new camera system developed by Sony-Europe.

2009-11-06 13:46:30

University of Nevada, Reno researcher collaborates with local health community to look for answers to elevated incidence rate.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.