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  • Fitness drones are coming, if all the bugs get fixed
    To address this, a team of researchers from the Robotics Research Lab at the University of Nevada at Reno built in 2015 a prototype drone system that guides blind runners around a track using sound. – SFGATE
  • Ancient DNA hints at diverse Stone Age traditions of kinship
    The study involved an international team of 57 scientists from 11 countries. The work was co-led by researchers at METU, Hacettepe University, Stockholm University, İstanbul University, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, University of Liverpool, University of Nevada Reno, University of Copenhagen, Koc University, The Netherlands Institute in Turkey, and University of Bordeaux. – The FINANCIAL
  • Are kids' activities driving new coronavirus cases? Here's what the data says.
    Mark Pandori, director of the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory at the University of Nevada at Reno, said a recent youth volleyball tournament is spurring "a very, very large cluster" of cases of B.1.1.7, a variant of the current coronavirus. – Advisory Board

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How can I prevent skin cancer and sun damage this summer and beyond?

Graduating medical student and Nevada Cancer Coalition volunteer Anita Savell breaks down some tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

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Rural mental health services are more accessible than you think due to COVID-19

Are there still things we don’t know about the COVID-19 vaccine?

Drs. Mark Riddle and Trudy Larson, along with Diana Sande from the Nevada Public Health Training Center, break down important information about coronavirus vaccines

Are female leaders better during a pandemic?

University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Associate Professor Robert Ostergard and colleagues examined 175 countries for recent article

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Nevada Wind Ensemble records first-ever large-scale recording in state-of-the-art facility

Professional recording studio in new University Arts Building finally used to full potential for modern, classical-style recording project

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Extension continues tradition of offering overnight and day camps

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