e is much speculation about what happens to our consciousness after we die — but there is no debate on what happens to the corpse we leave behind! From death to skeletonization, Amelia Fuentes presents an animated timeline of the various stages of decomposition of the human body.
Marijuana use is indelibly associated with red eyes — have you ever wondered why? In this animated short, Sophie Geyrosaga explains how marijuana consumption may temporarily affect the circulatory system, dilating blood vessels in the eyes to the point that they might appear to be bloodshot!
Dr. Ligia Subitoni Antonio studies the bioelectricity of the auditory pathway, which is the channel that connects the ear to the brain.
All life evolved under the sun — so it makes sense that the planet’s 24-hour light regime is deeply connected to human health. But how much does visible light affect our body’s functionality?
The devastating and life-altering medical consequences of getting knocked out cold are far from what the movies have made them out to be. Dr. Marian Berryhill of the University of Nevada, Reno Department of Psychology explains the effects of repeated concussions observed in professional athletes.
Ligia Subitoni Antonio of the University of Nevada, Reno Department of Physiology and Cell Biology has the answers.
They say an apple a day keeps the Doctor away… right? Well, it turns out that apples have a spooky secret, as foretold by the Brothers Grimm classic, Snow White. Don’t blame poisoned apples on the evil queens — it was already there, in the form of a natural toxin. Enjoy your lunch!
Crossfit? At 79? Move over, youngsters — there’s a new age group taking over the gym. National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) nutritionist and personal trainer Anthony Santana explains why there’s no upper age limit for regular exercise.
While vaccination offers great protection from illness and death from COVID-19, this protection will fade over time. That’s why getting your third shot is so important.
A polar sea squirt produces a chemical that has demonstrated success in fighting certain cancer cells. Reno scientists are unzipping its DNA to find out why.