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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.
The number of vaccines administered to Nevadans grows daily, however, the biggest obstacle for the state is acquiring enough vaccine for the population. This has the potential to put herd immunity at risk as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
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.