On October 1st, first year medical students begin dissecting the human cadavers housed at the Pennington Health Sciences gross anatomy lab at UNR. Lab manager Lindsay Pisani gives us a tour and talks us through what has changed for the gross anatomy course since the start of the pandemic.
As the West approaches another dry summer, firefighters are managing prescribed burns — and getting vaccinated.
With the pandemic sending more skiers flocking to the backcountry than ever before, guide services more than double their capacity for avalanche safety courses.
Many families with children with disabilities rely on care centers to support overwhelmed parents and to provide care in an emergency situation. But during the pandemic, one center is struggling to retain volunteers.
Face coverings, distance learning and barren playgrounds have changed the school day. It’s a particular challenge for students with autism, who rely on routine.
Is distance learning increasing the achievement gap in young kids?
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.
Humans touch their face an average of 68 times per hour. The novel coronavirus can enter the body through a person’s eyes, mouth and nose. But experts say there is an easy way to train yourself to stop touching your face.
A silver lining outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic? Coral reefs in Hawaii may be becoming healthier with fewer swimmers in the water.
Will we ever hug people again? Will we keep wearing masks? Past pandemics suggest that some aspects of our lives will revert to “normal” once this pandemic eases.