The Chytrid Fungus Is Killing Amphibians All Over The World. UNR Biologist Jamie Voyles Wants To Change That
It now appears that some endangered frogs are able to survive the deadly disease. Dr. Jamie Voyles is trying to understand how some species fight to the fungus, while others are killed.
Nevada ranks the worst for mental health in the United States, but service dogs can help provide emotional support to people experiencing PTSD, suicidal thoughts, drug and alcohol abuse, and other mental health issues.
Nope, gender reveal parties aren’t the main culprit in causing massive wildfires in California.
In 2019, Nevada ranked 35th in population health in the United States. This is in part due to high rates of cardiovascular disease, chronic health conditions and premature death. A number of factors influence people’s health in a given geographic area, one of which includes a person’s genes, which can show a person’s likelihood of developing […]
The Healthy Nevada Project can sequence your DNA to tell if you are genetically at-risk for developing certain diseases.
New research has shown that birds in urban cities are adapting to noise and the light. Biologists wonder: can pass on these adaptations in their genes?
Research suggests the virus that causes COVID-19 is mutating quickly, but we’re still figuring out what that means
UNR scientists are studying the long-term implications of the mutations in SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and working to find out why it is mutating so quickly.
Some states have temporarily banned smoking in casinos to stop the spread of Covid. Nevada has not. Science suggests the virus could travel through the air on cigarette smoke.
With a warming climate and changing weather patterns, it might be time to update the federal reservoir-level rules that dictate how much water can be kept in some western U.S. reservoirs during winter.