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How do hot air balloons fly?
Atmospheric scientist Pat Arnott shares how hot air balloons ascend into the Reno skies
Guide to garter snakes
As flowers start to bloom and the weather warms, garter snakes begin to emerge from their hibernations.
Health, is it equal for all?
Whole groups of people can face significant obstacles to maintaining good health, often because of specific genetic, social or economic factors
What is quantum computing?
Physics professor Timur Tscherbul explains some of the intricacies of quantum computing.
What were some of the atmospheric effects of the Tongan volcano eruption?
Atmospheric scientist Neil Lareau explains the global impacts of the Tongan volcano eruption.
What makes a successful undergraduate mentor?
In honor of National Mentoring Month, six faculty members reflect on what it means to be an impactful mentor to undergraduate researchers
What are classroom management tips for substitute teachers?
Expert insight on managing challenging student behaviors
Is raw milk a safe choice for my family? | ¿Es la leche cruda una opción segura para mi familia?
Some people who drink raw milk develop life-threatening illness | Algunas personas que beben leche cruda desarrollan enfermedades potencialmente mortales
Weight gain: The holidays are over, now what?
What older adults should know before dieting to lose holiday pounds
The guide for getting girls involved in STEM
How a program lasting only a day or two can change young girls’ lives for the better
What are Critical Race Theory and Inclusive Education? How are they misunderstood?
As debates over Critical Race Theory and Inclusive Education heat up in our nation's school districts, Dean of the College of Education & Human Development, Donald Easton-Brooks counters the myths
Are energy drinks dangerous for children? | ¿Son las bebidas energéticas peligrosa para los ninos?
Caffeine poses a number of problems to children. | La cafeína crea una serie de problemas a los niños.
Are claims about water enhancers true? | ¿Son ciertas las afirmaciones sobre los potenciadores de agua (water enhancers)?
Keep reading to find out. | Siga leyendo para averiguarlo.
Oat vs. Cow’s milk: What’s the difference? | Leche de avena o leche de vaca: ¿Cuál es la diferencia?
Understanding the key nutritional differences may help you when purchasing milk for your family. | Entender las importantes diferencias nutricionales puede ayudarlo cuando compra leche para su familia.
Are smoothies a healthy choice for my family? | ¿Son los licuados una opción saludable para mi familia?
Smoothies can be a great way to incorporate healthier foods, but they can also be high in calories and added sugar. | Los licuados pueden ser una buena forma de incorporar alimentos más saludables, pero también pueden tener un alto contenido de calorías y azúcares añadidos.
What is the "Science of Reading," and why does it matter?
A seemingly innocent term dividing researchers in the latest reading wars
Is food enough?
While getting the necessary vitamins and minerals your body needs from food is preferred over supplements, it can be difficult, particularly for older adults.
How can we help Hispanic/LatinX youth succeed and navigate college?
Educational leadership expert Jafeth Sanchez provides advice on how to help the underserved Hispanic/Latinx youth succeed in college
How can I support wildland firefighters?
From handwritten letters to donating hot meals, postdoctoral fellow and clinical psychology Ph.D. Jena Casas offers advice on how you can support wildland firefighters this challenging fire season.
What are mental health best practices for entrepreneurs and business leaders?
Associate Professor Dan Jones and Assistant Professor Mark Packard discuss mental health amid National Suicide Prevention Month